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Sacramento County Agrees to Pay $2,500 to Settle Abuse Claim by Prisoner

By Brandon Sample

On November 17, 2003, the County of Sacramento agreed to pay $2,500 to settle a claim by a prisoner who alleged that he was assaulted by guards at the Sacramento County Main Jail.

Eduardo Diaz alleged that he was assaulted by two guards. Diaz’s nose was broken during the incident. Diaz also suffered facial nerve damage, bruises and abrasions. The County settled Diaz’s claim before he filed suit.

Diaz was represented by Nicholas Lowe of Sacramento, California. See: Sacramento County Liability Claim No. LO300415.

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