United States District Court, S.D. Illinois
SCHEDULING, DISCOVERY, AND REFERRAL ORDER
J. ROSENSTENGEL CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE.
case is now past the threshold review of the complaint under
28 U.S.C. § 1915A, and Defendants have answered. Because
litigation can be difficult for pro se prisoners,
this Order is being issued to help explain and streamline the
process. The parties should closely read this Order, which
contains important information on deadlines, discovery, and
the Court's procedures. Failure to follow this Order may
result in sanctions, including dismissal of the case. The
parties also should review the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure and the Local Rules for the United States District
Court for the Southern District of Illinois. The following
procedures will apply to this case.
was assessed an initial partial filing fee of $107.78. (Doc.
12). The Court notes that Plaintiff still owes $107.78
towards payment of the initial partial filing fee. Plaintiff
shall have until September 6, 2019, to pay
that sum in full or to demonstrate that he has no means to
pay that amount. If Plaintiff attempts to show that he is
without the means to pay the initial partial filing fee, he
must include a statement of his prison trust fund account
showing all transactions and balances for the entire period
this case has been pending.
Initial Disclosures and Pretrial Filings
Plaintiff shall have until August 7, 2019,
to produce to Defendants:
1. Names of persons with knowledge of the
incidents and a short description of the subject of their
2. A statement of the injuries Plaintiff has
suffered and the relief he seeks; and
3. A signed release for medical records.
shall produce the above information directly to Defendants;
the information shall NOT be filed with the Court.
Defendants shall have until August 22, 2019,
to produce to Plaintiff copies of the following documents and
information related to Plaintiff's allegations:
1. Incident reports;
2. Grievances, along with any responses or
other related materials, such as grievance logs and