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Pro se Plaintiff George Miller brings this § 1983 action for deliberate indifference to serious medical needs against a doctor, two nurses, and the healthcare provider of his former correctional institution. Plaintiff alleges that while he was incarcerated at the South Florida Reception Center, medical staff ignored his repeated requests for help while he was suffering from pneumonia, asthma attacks, and a collapsed lung. The Court has allowed Plaintiff to proceed in part with his claims against the doctor and one of the two nurses, and Defendants have been served.

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Plaintiff, Jason Andrews, has filed a claim under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 against Defendants, Officer J. Frost and Officer B. Chacon, employees of Metro West Detention Center in Miami-Dade County, alleging Eighth Amendment violations. Specifically, Mr. Andrews alleges Defendants were deliberately indifferent to a risk of serious harm when they forced him, handcuffed, into the recreation yard where he was assaulted by another inmate. Defendants filed answers to the Amended Complaint and the case is currently in discovery.

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Plaintiff is a pro se prisoner bringing an action under Section 1983 against two correctional officers with the Broward Sheriffs Office. Plaintiff alleges excessive force and deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs. Specifically, Plaintiff alleges that he is disabled and that Defendant Alleyne confiscated his cane and physically attacked him. Plaintiff further alleges that Defendant Green deliberately failed to get him medical assistance and prevented another correctional officer from calling for help. Trial is currently set for January 24, 2022 and a settlement conference will be held on or before November 30, 2021. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Plaintiff filed a pro se civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. section 1983 alleging the use of excessive force by several police officers—two of which he has identified—during an arrest for trespassing. He states that during the attack he sustained multiple injuries, lost consciousness, and suffered a seizure due to blunt force trauma to the back of his head. He also alleges that because of the attack, he has developed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, which has gone untreated, and has incurred other non-economic damages such as emotional distress. While Plaintiff maintains that there are medical and public records that can corroborate his claims, he has not been able to retrieve them. Plaintiff seeks a volunteer lawyer to represent him in his case. Trial is currently set for November 8, 2021, and a Settlement Conference has been set for October 27, 2021.
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Plaintiff has filed a pro se complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging, among other things, that Defendants used excessive force in arresting him. The case is in its early stages and Defendants have not been served.
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Plaintiff is a pro se prisoner bringing an action pursuant to Section 1983 against two correctional officers.  Plaintiff alleges First Amendment violations relating to his right to freely exercise his religion.  He further alleges that Defendants used excessive force.  In particular, Plaintiff claims that on several occasions he was told to take his religious hat off and fears that he is being retaliated against for being Muslim.  Plaintiff also asserts that defendants used excessive force by putting him into leg and hand restraints and kicking and punching him repeatedly all over his body in a medical cell.  If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Plaintiff is a pro se prisoner and combat veteran suing the United States of America under the Federal Tort Claims Act for negligence, medical malpractice, and abuse as a result of inadequate medical treatment when he visited six Veteran Affairs hospitals over the course of ten years. There is a pending motion to dismiss in this case. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Plaintiff brings this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging that Defendant City of Hollywood violated his right to be free from excessive force under the Fourth Amendment. Plaintiff LeCharles Coakley alleges that while being arrested for trespass and loitering, he was attached by a K-9 officer, beaten with police batons, and dragged by his ankle with a rope until his ankle was dislocated. In his Complaint, Plaintiff submits documentation indicating that the underlying charges stemming from his arrest were dropped due to the states failure to establish reasonable suspicion. This case is set for trial on September 13, 2021. If interested, please email  FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov

Plaintiff, a pro se prisoner at Dade Correctional Institution, filed a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. section 1983 alleging abuse by a number of employees of the institutions in which he has been incarcerated. Plaintiffs complaint alleges three claims: a claim of deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs, a claim Defendants violated the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment, and a claim Defendants violated his Fourteenth Amendment right to due process.   Plaintiff states he suffers from a number of mental illnesses for which he was denied treatment.  Because of Plaintiff's self-reported mental illness, he seeks a volunteer lawyer to represent him in his case.  Summary judgment has been granted for the Defendants; Plaintiff has appealed.

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In this section 1983 action, Plaintiff, Norberto Iglesias, alleges numerous Defendants employed by the Florida Department of Corrections and Inspector Generals Office violated his Eighth Amendment rights. Plaintiff additionally asserts state law claims of gross negligence and civil RICO. Plaintiff states he witnessed, on multiple occasions, certain Defendants sell firearms, ammunition, TEXTER C-4, and GPS cellular telephones to the inmates at Everglades Correctional Institution. Plaintiff claims he made several formal and informal requests to other Defendants regarding this matter but never received a response. Plaintiff alleges he was the victim of retaliation by another inmate who was hired to attack and kill him. During the attack, Plaintiff was stabbed 19 times and sustained life-threatening injuries. Plaintiff is now blind in his left eye. Plaintiff maintains the Defendants were aware of these illegal activities and deliberately refused to act or protect him from harm. Plaintiff is now seeking $2,000,000 in compensatory and punitive damages. Plaintiffs claims survived Defendants Motion to Dismiss, and the case is currently closed pending Plaintiffs filing of a response to Defendants Motion for Summary Judgment. 

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