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U.S. Extradition Services Settles Wrongful Death Suit

By Brandon Sample

The family of a prisoner who was killed while being transported by a private prison transport company has agreed to settle its wrongful death suit.

The parents of Shawn Talbot sued U.S. Extradition services after their son died while being transported by the company. The driver of the van transporting Talbot from Utah to another state fell asleep while driving and crashed the van. Talbot died from his injuries in the crash.

Talbot’s parents claimed the company was negligent in transporting their son. The amount of the settlement is unknown.

See: Talbot vs. U.S. Extradition Services, No. 2: 10-CV-00578-DAk (D. Utah 2010).

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Talbot v. U.S. Extradition Services