No. 99 Civ. 1683(DC).

253 F.Supp.2d 735 (2003)

Feliberto RIVERA, Jr., Plaintiff, v. Glenn S. GOORD, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Correctional Services, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

March 28, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Daniel Cherner, Esq., New York, NY, for Plaintiff.

Eliot Spitzer, Esq., Attorney General of the State of New York, by Susan H. Odessky, Esq., Assistant Attorney General, New York, NY, for Defendants.


CHIN, District Judge.

Plaintiff Feliberto Rivera, Jr. brings this prisoner civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging that various officials and employees of the New York State Department of Correctional Services ("DOCS") violated his rights under the First, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments. Rivera's claims arise from a prison dental procedure performed in 1997. He claims...

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