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Wrongfully Arrested for Murder, Prisoner Dies in California Jail; Corizon Loses Contract by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke When police were notified about the death of Terry Cameron, 58, in March 2016, they quickly arrested her husband, Melvin Stubbs, 65. Stubbs was a diabetic amputee who used a wheelchair. Nonetheless, ...
Prisoner Deaths, Labor Conflicts Precipitate Loss of CA County Corizon Contract by Derek Gilna In August 2016, the Alameda County, California Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to end its ties with Corizon Health, Inc., and awarded a contract for county jail medical services to California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG). The ...
Tattoo Artist Dies in California Jail Detox Cell by Since the for-profit California Forensic Medical Group (CFMC) took over healthcare at the Santa Cruz County Jail last year, the medical staff has been forcing police to take more injured suspects to the hospital before they get booked, likely because the potential ...
List of major for-profit prison services and companies U.S. FOR-PROFIT PRIVATIZED CORRECTIONAL SERVICES January 2017 – Not a full listing Facility Operations CoreCivic (Corrections Corp. of America) The GEO Group Management & Training Corp. Community Education Centers LaSalle Corrections Emerald Companies Medical / Mental Health Care Corizon Health (Beecken Petty ...
Jailhouse Medicine - A Private Contractor Flourishes Despite Controversy Over Prisoner Deaths by Jailhouse Medicine - A Private Contractor Flourishes Despite Controversy Over Prisoner Deaths by Brian Joseph, FairWarning In July 2011, a jailhouse nurse in Imperial County, California found prisoner Marsha Dau lying naked and dazed on the concrete ...
Settlement in California Jail Suit Includes $4.8 Million in Attorney Fees, Costs by Derek Gilna After four prisoners committed suicide in the Salinas branch of the Monterey County, California jail system within a five-year period, a class-action lawsuit was filed in 2013 against both the jail and California Forensic Medical ...
From the Editor by Paul Wright Recent decades have seen the rise of not only private, for-profit prisons but also the privatization of other aspects of corrections systems, most notably the provision of medical care. As with prison privatization, the only people who have benefited are the owners of and ...
Follow the Money: Invisible Investors Seek Big Bucks in Mass Incarceration by James Kilgore by James Kilgore and Brian Dolinar, Truthout When authorities booked Richard Murphy into the jail in Monterey, California on January 18, 2013, the war veteran likely never envisioned ending up being back in court months later, not ...
California: Private Medical Provider can be Liable for ADA Violations; Class-action Suit Settles by David Reutter California: Private Medical Provider can be Liable for ADA Violations; Class-action Suit Settles by David M. Reutter A California federal district court held in September 2014 that a jail’s private medical provider may be ...
Grand Jury Investigates Santa Cruz County Jail Deaths by N.H. Putnam Grand Jury Investigates Santa Cruz County Jail Deaths by N.H. Putnam, Sin Barras Santa Cruz County, California is seen by many as a model for enlightened jail policies. But in May 2014 the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury released ...
Five Deaths in Eleven Months at California Jail Spark Grand Jury Probe by Five Deaths in Eleven Months at California Jail Spark Grand Jury Probe A Santa Cruz County, California grand jury investigation concluded that a multitude of breakdowns contributed to the deaths of five jail detainees over an 11-month ...
California Prisoner's Death From Untreated Tonsilitis Results In $725,000 Settlement by California Prisoner's Death From Untreated Tonsilitis Results In $725,000 Settlement On March 30, 1999, California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG) and two doctors agreed to pay a total of $725,000 to settle claims against them arising from a prisoner's death ...