While at recreation on June 22, 2002, Holtsinger and his roommate were assaulted by other inmates. After the assault, Holtsinger asked for medical treatment for his injuries but received no treatment, even though he had two large abrasions on his knees, possible broken ribs, injuries to his back and shoulder, contusions to his right eye, a split upper lip and multiple lumps on his forehead and scalp.
His complaint alleged medical negligence and deliberate indifference in that medical staff did not treat him until August 20, 2002, 55 days after the incident. Holtsinger accepted settlement on March 29, 2010, acting pro se.
See: Holtsinger v. Tonya Voros, et al., U.S. DC Eastern District of California, Case No. CVS 03-0732.
As a digital subscriber to Prison Legal News, you can access full text and downloads for this and other premium content.
Already a subscriber? Login
Related legal case
Holtsinger v. Tonya Voros
|Cite||U.S. DC Eastern District of California, Case No. CVS 03-0732|