Alex J. Villa VALENZUELA, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Gerardo GREGORIO, Dr./Provider; Alain McGlashon, Physical Therapist, Defendants-Appellees.
Decided: December 10, 2020
Before: WALLACE, CLIFTON, and BRESS, Circuit Judges.
Alex J. Villa Valenzuela, Pro Se Joseph James Branco, Assistant Counsel, Sherle Flaggman, Esquire, Senior Counsel, Maxine S. Mak, Esquire, Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Civil Services Division, Phoenix, AZ, for Defendants-Appellees
Arizona state prisoner Alex J. Villa Valenzuela appeals pro se from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging inadequate medical care while he was a pretrial detainee. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review de novo. Gordon v. County of Orange, 888 F.3d 1118, 1122 (9th Cir. 2018). We affirm.
The district court properly granted summary judgment because Valenzuela failed to raise a genuine dispute of material fact as to whether any defendant's conduct in the course of treating Valenzuela's pain was objectively unreasonable. See id. at 1124-25 (setting forth objective deliberate indifference standard for Fourteenth Amendment inadequate medical care claims brought by pretrial detainees).
We do not consider matters not specifically and distinctly raised and argued in the opening brief. See Padgett v. Wright, 587 F.3d 983, 985 n.2 (9th Cir. 2009).
All pending requests are denied.
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