IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
November 13, 2008
JOHN PAUL MARBURGER, PLAINTIFF,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Murphy, District Judge
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Plaintiff is an inmate currently in the Federal Correctional Complex in Forrest City, Arkansas. He brings this action under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 1346, 2671-2680, alleging medical negligence with respect to a broken leg he sustained in January 2006 while in the Federal Correctional Center in Greenville, Illinois.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Clerk shall prepare a summons for the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The Clerk shall forward the summons, USM-285 forms submitted by Plaintiff, and sufficient copies of the complaint to the United States Marshal for service.
The Clerk is FURTHER DIRECTED to prepare a copy of the summons, a copy of the complaint, and a copy of this Order to be served by the United States Marshal on the ATTORNEY GENERAL of the UNITED STATES.
The United States Marshal is DIRECTED to serve the original summons and complaint on the UNITED STATES ATTORNEY for the SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS, and a copy of the summons and complaint on the ATTORNEY GENERAL of the UNITED STATES.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall serve upon the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, a copy of every further pleading or other document submitted for consideration by this Court. He shall include, with the original paper to be filed with the Clerk of the court, a certificate stating the date that a true and correct copy of any document was mailed to the United States Attorney. Any paper received by a district judge or magistrate which has not been filed with the Clerk or which fails to include a certificate of service will be disregarded by the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that pursuant to Local Rule 72.1(a)(2), this cause is referred to a United States Magistrate Judge for further pre-trial proceedings.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this entire matter be referred to a United States Magistrate Judge for disposition, as contemplated by Local Rule 72.2(b)(2) and 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), should all the parties consent to such a referral.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
G. Patrick Murphy United States District Judge
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