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California Prisoner Awarded $500 for Spread of Cancer Due to Medical Indifference

by Christopher Zoukis

Armster Hampton, whose cancer potentially spread because prison medical staff failed to initiate any testing or treatment, was awarded $500 in damages by a federal jury.

     In 1999 and 2003, while imprisoned in the California penal system, medical examinations revealed that Hampton had an enlarged thyroid ...

 

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