Mr. Wright, a Nebraska prisoner, was assigned to an upper bunk when he had a seizure and fell out of bed. He suffered a cervical vertebra fracture, spinal nerve injury and loss of quality of life.
Wright sued in state court, alleging prison officials had failed to restrict him to a bottom bunk. Defendants admitted liability and that they were aware of Wright’s medical condition. They paid $1,350,000 to settle the case. See: Wright v. Unknown Defendants, Case No. Unknown (Unknown Nebraska State Court); 1999 WL 33102809.
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Wright v. Unknown Defendants
|Cite||(Unknown Nebraska State Court); 1999 WL 33102809|
|Level||State Trial Court|