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$300,000 for Family of Prisoner who Bled to Death Waiting on Ambulance

The County of San Bernardino has settled a lawsuit brought by the estate of a woman who bled to death due to an undiagnosed pregnancy condition while waiting on an ambulance.

Luan Morales started hemorrhaging while at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Only two guards were on duty in her unit at the time. Morales died from hemorrhaging after waiting an hour for staff to call an ambulance. The case was settled for $300,000. See: Rojas v. County of San Bernardino, No. RCVRS 097570. The plaintiffs were represented by David Drexler of Sherman Oaks, California.

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