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Article • March 27, 2017
Filed under: Corizon, Medication, Hepatitis
The Class Action Cure by Mike Mosedale by Mike Mosedale, Minnesota Lawyer Among the peculiar ironies about the intersection of medicine, public policy and the law in contemporary American life, not many are weirder than the fact that only one segment of the nation’s population –and a largely reviled one, at ...
New York Counties, Corizon Reach $1.85 Million Settlement in Detainee’s Death by Two New York counties agreed to pay $1.85 million to settle a lawsuit over the July 2011 death of detainee Irene Bamenga while she was under the care of private medical contractor Corizon Health. Bamenga, a French citizen, ...
Some Lawsuits Resolved Against New Mexico Prison Doctor, Others Still Pending by Christopher Zoukis Since 2013, former New Mexico prison doctor Mark E. Walden, nicknamed “Dr. Fingers,” has faced allegations that he sexually abused a number of state prisoners. As a result of the alleged sexual assaults, he has been ...
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 ...
Michigan: Corizon Audit Finds Deficiencies, State Extends and Expands Contract Anyway by A performance audit of the Michigan Department of Corrections’ (MDOC) contract with Corizon Health for the provision of prison medical, dental and optical services uncovered a number of deficiencies. Among other issues, the Michigan Office of the Auditor ...
Corizon Faces Suit for Failing to Administer Tube Feedings to Pennsylvania Prisoner by Christopher Wallace, 30, was arrested on February 12, 2015 on charges of robbing two banks. According to his attorney, Wallace committed the crimes in a desperate attempt to secure funds to pay for feeding tubes he required ...
Corizon, CCA Settle Lawsuit Over Solitary Confinement of Elderly Woman by Matthew Clarke Corizon Health and for-profit prison firm Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) have settled a lawsuit over the solitary confinement of a then-70-year-old prisoner following an alleged false positive drug test caused by Zantac, a heartburn medication. Carol ...
Corizon Sued Over Death of Prisoner in St. Louis Jail by Matthew Clarke The St. Louis Lawyer's Group is helping the family of a man who died five days after arriving at the St. Louis Justice Center sue the jail's private medical services provider, Corizon. The suit alleges denial of ...
Mentally Ill Oregon Prisoner’s Wrongful Death Suit Settles for $7.4 Million by Mark Wilson The family of a mentally ill Oregon prisoner who died due to complications from an untreated broken neck received $7.4 million to settle their claims. In 2012, the Lane County Jail (LCJ) in Eugene, Oregon entered ...
Minnesota's 'Million-Dollar Prisoners' Become Scapegoats in Tough Economy by Weathered old-timers often postulate that incarceration preserves the human body. Absent the stresses of life on the street—no bills to pay, no job to grind, no imbibing hard booze or drugs—the body heals, even reverses course, and rests peacefully until their ...
Deaths at Louisville Jail Prompt Investigations, Corizon Changes by Five of eight prisoner deaths since 2011 at the Metro Corrections jail in Louisville, Ky., are currently under investigation, all of them involving allegations against private healthcare contractor Corizon Inc. that it pro­vides inadequate treatment to maintain its revenues. Investigations into ...
Publication • August 12, 2016
Filed under: Corizon
Corizon Medical Group Insurance Declaration, Lexington Insurance Company, 2014 LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY WILMINGTON, DELAWARE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES: 100 SUMMER STREET, BOSTON, MA 02110-2103 (A Capital Stock Insurance Company) MEDICAL GROUP PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY - OCCURRENCE MEDICAL GROUP ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS – OCCURRENCE DECLARATIONS Various provisions in the General Policy Provisions and Conditions and ...
OSHA Cites Corizon for Inadequate Workplace Safety on Rikers Island by Matthew Clarke Listing numerous instances of its medical, mental health and dentistry employees being assaulted by Rikers Island prisoners, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Corizon Health, Inc. for willful violation of Section 5(a)(1) of the ...
Report: How Private Prison Companies Cut Corners to Generate Profit by Derek Gilna Private prison companies like Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and the GEO Group earn hundreds of millions of dollars each year, averaging between $2,771 and $3,366 in profit per prisoner based on 2014 data. According to In ...
Jail’s Private Medical Employees Not Entitled to Qualified Immunity by An Arizona federal district court concluded that employees of Corizon Health, a private company providing care to prisoners at the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility, “are not within the class of persons to whom qualified immunity is afforded.” The plaintiff ...
Publication • July 26, 2016
Filed under: Corizon
Technical Proposal - TN DOC, Corizon, 2012 Sealed proposals will be received until 2:00 p.m., November 8, 2012 105 Westpark Drive, Suite 200 Brentwood, TN 37027 www.corizonhealth.com Tennessee Department of Correction Proposal Response Health Services Request for Proposal (RFP) # 32901‐31158 Sealed Proposals will be received until: 2:00 p.m., November ...
Emery amd Burgdorf v. Burtch, MI, Amended Complaint, Corizon doctor sexual abuse PREA, 2016 2:15-cv-11113-SFC-DRG Doc # 24 Filed 02/12/16 Pg 1 of 8 Pg ID 303 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN Southern Division NEIL EMERY and RYAN BURGDORF, Plaintiffs, -v- Csse No: 2:15-cv-1113-SFC-DRG Hon. ...
Emery amd Burgdorf v. Burtch, MI, Order adopting R&R, Corizon doctor sexual abuse PREA, 2016 2:15-cv-11113-SFC-DRG Doc # 27 Filed 06/22/16 Pg 1 of 8 Pg ID 332 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION Neil Emery and Ryan Burgdorf, Plaintiffs, v. Case No. 15-11113 Joseph R. ...
Hughes et al v. Judd et al, FL, Conclusions of Law and Findings of Facts, juvenile jail Corizon mental medical neglect, 2015 Case 8:12-cv-00568-SDM-MAP Document 548 Filed 04/16/15 Page 1 of 182 PageID 12771 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION CHANDA HUGHES, et al., Plaintiffs, v. ...
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 ...
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