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Brief • April 5, 2017
Shebelske v. Marathon County Jail, WI, Amended Complaint, Medical Neglect Anemia, 2015 I --------------------------Case: 3:15-cv-00072-bbc Document #: 9 Filed: 04/27/15 Page 1 of 24 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTRERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN ?7 ,, : ':: 2 BRIAN P. SHEBELSKE Civil Action No. 15-cv-72-bbc Plaintiff, and ...
Brief • April 5, 2017
Shebelske v. Marathon County Jail, WI, Settlement Agreement, Medical Neglect Anemia, 2016 HURLEY, BURISH & STANTON, S.C. 33 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 400 Mailing Address: POST OFFICE Box 1528 MADISON, WI 53701-1528 ATTORNEYS AT LAW Tel. (608) 257-0945 Fax. (608) 257-5764 www.hbslawfirm.com Author's e-mail: aerlandson@hbslawfirm.com Stephen P. Hurley* John C. ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Two Alabama State Court Judges Disciplined by David Reutter by David M. Reutter Almost 35 years after the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed “debtors’ prisons” – in which defendants are threatened with jail if they fail to pay fees and fines – courts continue to struggle to follow the ruling. The ...
Article • September 6, 2016
Supreme Court: No Warrantless Blood Tests for DUI Stops by The Supreme Court has held that warrantless breath tests may be conducted incident to arrests for drunk driving, but warrantless blood tests may not. The Court stated: Blood tests are a different matter. They “require piercing the skin” and extract ...
Seventh Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Federal Prisoner’s Bivens Suit Over Medical Care by Derek Gilna Ryan K. Mathison, incarcerated at FCI Pekin, a federal prison near Peoria, Illinois, suffered from high blood pressure. One morning he awoke at 3 a.m. with a sharp pain in his chest; he summoned a ...
Brief • June 6, 2016
Callaway v. City of Austin et al, TX, 2nd Amended Complaint, police restraints excessive force blood test, 2015 Case 1:15-cv-00103-SS Document 35 Filed 04/15/15 Page 1 of 15 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS AUSTIN DIVISION CAROLINE CALLAWAY, Plaintiff, § § § § § ...
Article • February 17, 2016
Filed under: Blood, Restraints
Texas City, County and Officers May be Liable in Suit over Excessive Use of Force to Involuntarily Draw Blood by Texas City, County and Officers May be Liable in Suit over Excessive Use of Force to Involuntarily Draw   Blood   On July 14, 2015, a Texas federal court issued an ...
Brief • November 4, 2015
Callaway v. City of Austin, TX, Plain. Order on Motion to Dismiss, Involuntary Blood Draw Procedure, 2015 Case 1:15-cv-00103-SS Document 59 Filed 07/14/15 Page 1 of 29 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS AUSTIN DIVISION CAROLINE CALLA WAY, Plaintiff, V. F!Lm 2115 JUL It ...
Brief • November 4, 2015
Callaway v. City of Austin, TX, Plain. Response to Def. Amended Motion to Dismiss, Involuntary Blood Draw Procedure, 2015 Case 1:15-cv-00103-SS Document 53 Filed 05/18/15 Page 1 of 20 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS AUSTIN DIVISION CAROLINE CALLAWAY, Plaintiff, § § § § ...
Brief • November 4, 2015
Callaway v. City of Austin, TX, Plain. Response to Def. Motion to Dismiss, Involuntary Blood Draw Procedure, 2015 Case 1:15-cv-00103-SS Document 46 Filed 05/07/15 Page 1 of 15 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS AUSTIN DIVISION CAROLINE CALLAWAY, Plaintiff, vs CITY OF AUSTIN; TRAVIS ...
Brief • October 16, 2015
Filed under: Cancer, Blood, Failure to Treat
Upsher v. New York, NY, Decision, Failure to Treat, Medical, 2014 [* 1] FILED ...._,,,,_,.,-~· STATE OF NEW YORK B t 8 2014 . COURT OF CLAIMS ;~K·:IWUDJ1~ .. ," ·~;,,. In the Matter of the Claim of STEVEN UPSHER, >:<·· ••• ,. Claimant, DECISION -vClaim No. 115797 STATE OF ...
Article • October 10, 2014 • from PLN October, 2014
$750,000 Settlement for Washington State Prisoner’s Wrongful Death by Carrie Wilkinson $750,000 Settlement for Washington State Prisoner&rsquo;s Wrongful Death by Carrie Wilkinson Although Prison Legal News and its parent organization, the Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC), are best known for litigation involving censorship by prison and jail officials, HRDC also ...
Article • October 10, 2014 • from PLN October, 2014
In Washington State Prisons, Negligent Health Care Turns Illness into a Death Sentence by Rick Anderson In Washington State Prisons, Negligent Health Care Turns Illness into a Death Sentence Ricardo Cruz Mejia went to prison a murderer, he left a victim. by Rick Anderson Ricardo Cruz Mejia&rsquo;s final days began ...
Brief • March 9, 2014
Filed under: Blood, Amputations
Eubanks v. Naik, TX, Summary Judgment Order, Untreated Sores Lead to Double Amputation, 2014 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS GALVESTON DIVISION DONALD R EUBANKS, Plaintiff, VS. KOKILA NAIK, et al, Defendants. § § § § § § § § CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:11-CV-432 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER Plaintiff ...
Article • February 15, 2011 • from PLN February, 2011
$42,000 Verdict in Iowa Jail Excessive Force Case by A federal jury has awarded $42,000 to a woman who was placed in a restraint chair for seven hours. On January 25, 2006, while incarcerated at the Scott County Jail in Scott County, Iowa, Lillian Slater had a painful flare-up of ...
Houston Police Department Conducted Blood Draw Training on Prisoners by Greg Dober In 2009, to expedite DWI arrests, the Houston Police Department sent seven officers to Lone Star College to be trained as certified phlebotomists. A phlebotomist is a qualified medical technician who draws a person’s blood. During the course ...
City of Salem Settles &#167;1983 Suit for $105,000 by City of Salem Settles §1983 Suit for $105,000 The City of Salem, Oregon has agreed to settle a civil rights suit that raised a variety of different claims surrounding the arrest and detention of a family and their children. On February ...
Prison Health Care, Political Choice and the Accidental Death Penalty in Michigan by Elizabeth Alexander by Elizabeth Alexander1 In Hadix v. Caruso, I represent a class of prisoners in a decades-long case challenging conditions of confinement, including medical care, at various Michigan prison facilities.2 Since August 2006 I have been ...
$200,000 Settlement in Excessive Force Claim by Washington State’s King County has paid $200,000 to settle the excessive force claim of Bryan J. Miles. On February 13, 2004, Miles was a passenger in his car, which was being driven by an acquaintance of Miles, when police attempted to pull the ...
$899,500 Award in NY DOCS Medical Negligence Resulting in Leg Amputation by A New York Court of Claims awarded a former prisoner a total of $899,500 in a medical negligence claim. As a result of the delays and neglect in treatment of William C. Stephens’s peripheral vascular disease (PVD) by ...
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