United States District Court, N.D. Alabama, Northeastern Division
May 26, 2015
GERALDINE R. JAMES, Plaintiff,
CITY OF HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA, et al., Defendants.
ABDUL K. KALLON, District Judge.
The magistrate judge filed her report and recommendation on March 4, 2015, recommending that Defendants' motion to dismiss be granted in part. To date, no party has filed any objections to the report and recommendation. Having now reviewed de novo the report and recommendation, the motion to dismiss, and all other relevant court materials, the report is due to be and hereby is ADOPTED and the recommendation is ACCEPTED.
Accordingly, Defendants' motion to dismiss, doc. 4, is GRANTED with respect to the fictitious party Defendants, but DENIED in all other respects. Moreover, service on Mark Hudson is QUASHED and Plaintiff is DIRECTED to serve process on Mr. Hudson in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Finally, Plaintiff is DIRECTED to amend her complaint by June 2, 2015 to plead her allegations with greater specificity. Defendants shall respond to Plaintiff's amended complaint within fourteen (14) days of its filing.
The case is again referred to the magistrate judge for further proceedings.