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Pinkston v. Madry, 03-2973

Grant of motion for judgment on partial findings in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 case surrounding a prisoner's claims that guards did not protect him from an inmate or give him medical care is affirmed where the judge did not err by adopting the recommendation of a magistrate, finding that the guards were not deliberately indifferent, or finding that the guards took the necessary steps to secure medical care.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/02/2004
  • Decided 03/14/2006
  • Published 03/14/2006


  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, RIPPLE and MANION, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Tara E. Thompson (argued), Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • George P. Sherman (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Indianapolis, IN, for Defendants-Appellees.