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Article • September 13, 2017
Dismissal of Ill. Prisoner's Dental Care Lawsuit Affirmed By Seventh Circuit by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On February 15, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided that a lower court's dismissal of Illinois state prisoner's lawsuit against a private medical contractor and a prison dentist ...
Article • August 31, 2017
Illinois Court Allows Medical Indifference Case to Proceed to Trial, Denies Summary Judgment to Prison Officials for Prisoner's Tooth Pain by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton In a Memorandum and Order dated November 7, 2016, U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen C. Williams of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District ...
Article • August 31, 2017
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Idaho Court Affirms Dismissal of Prisoner's Civil Rights Lawsuit Which Sought Relief for Denial of a Dental Pick by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On November 4, 2016, the Idaho Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court order which dismissed a lawsuit filed by a state prisoner which had alleged ...
Article • July 31, 2017
$10,000 Awarded to SC Man Kicked in the Mouth By Sheriff’s Deputy by Joe Watson by Joe Watson Robert Barnes saved a York County, S.C. sheriff’s deputy from facing criminal assault and battery charges by settling prior to trial in July 2008 for $10,000 for injuries he sustained when the ...
Tennessee Corrections Institute - Minimum Standards for Local Adult Correctional Facilities, 2015 0 1 1400-1-.01 Preface (1) Under the authority of T.C.A. 41-4-140, the Tennessee Corrections Institute is required to establish minimum standards for local jails, lock-ups, workhouses and detention facilities in the state and conduct an annual inspection of ...
Brief • July 10, 2017
Raynor v. Pugh, VA, Settlement, Medical Neglect, 2016 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT This Settlement Agreement ("Agreement"), by and between Plaintiff James Herman Raynor ("Raynor") and Defendant Gerard Pugh ("Pugh") is entered into for the purpose of settling James Herman Raynor v. G. Pugh, in his individual capacity, Civil Action No. 1:13-cv1117-LMB-JFA ("Civil ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Three-day Denial of Pain Medication Sufficient to Overcome Claim of Qualified Immunity, Eighth Circuit Rules by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On June 30, 2016, the Eighth Circuit affirmed a district court’s order granting qualified immunity to jail officials in a case where a prisoner was repeatedly denied pain medication ...
Brief • May 22, 2017
Rodriguez v. State of New Jersey, NJ, Settlement, Wrongful Death Tooth Infection, 2016 RELEASE This Release (hereinafter "Release") dated , 2016 is given by The Estate of Jerome Iozzi a, N .I., infant of decedent, Jerome M. Iozzia, Jasmine Rodriguez, as General Administratrix and Administratrix Ad Prosequendum of the Estate ...
Parsons v. Ryan, AZ, Complaint, Systemic Medical Neglect Class Action, 2012 Case 2:12-cv-00601-NVW--MEA Document 1 Filed 03/22/12 Page 1 of 77 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Daniel J. Pochoda ...
Brief • May 12, 2017
Pederson v. County of Plumas, CA, Mot to Enforce Consent Decree, Access to Dentures, 2017 Case 2:89-cv-01659-KJN Document 79 Filed 10/28/16 Page 1 of 29 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Dan Stormer, Esq. [S.B. # 101967] Mohammad Tajsar, Esq. [S.B. #280152] HADSELL STORMER & RENICK ...
Brief • May 12, 2017
Pederson v. County of Plumas, CA, Order for Sanctions and Report, Access to Dentures, 2017 Case 2:89-cv-01659-KJN Document 91 Filed 05/11/17 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 PEDERSON, et al., 12 ...
Brief • May 12, 2017
Pederson v. County of Plumas, CA, Order on Consent Decree, Conditions at Jail, 2017 Case 2:89-cv-01659-KJN Document 85 Filed 02/08/17 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 PEDERSON, et al., 12 13 ...
Brief • May 4, 2017
Rodriguez v. State of New Jersey, NJ, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Death Tooth Infection, 2014 Case 1:14-cv-03729-RMB-KMW Document 3 Filed 06/16/14 Page 1 of 27 PageID: 127 CIVIL COVER SHEET JS44 (Rev. 12112) The JS 44 civil cover sheet and the information contained herein _neither replace nor s upplement the fil.ing ...
Fee Award in Arizona Prison Healthcare Suit Helps Fund Legal Services for Immigrant Detainees, ACLU by Joe Watson by Joe Watson A law firm that helped represent Arizona prisoners pro bono in a lawsuit against the state’s Department of Corrections (ADC) over substandard medical treatment is using the attorneys’ fees ...
Langford v. Bullock, MT, Settlement Agreement I, ADA Compliance, 1994 FILED Honorable Leif B. Erickson Federal Magistrate Judge Missoula Division P o Box 7219 Missoula, MT. 59807-7219 lN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA HELENA DIVISION IN THE MATTER OF LITIGATION R.ELATING '!I'O CONDITIONS OF CONFINEMEfTT ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
$60,000 for Nevada Prisoner Forced to Remove His Own Teeth by Derek Gilna Michael Sanzo, formerly incarcerated at the High Desert State Prison near Indian Springs, Nevada, received a $60,000 settlement as a result of “unbearable pain” that forced him to remove six of his own teeth after he was ...
Article • February 7, 2017 • from PLN February, 2017
Michigan: Class-action Suit Alleges Systematic Deficiencies in Prison Dental Care by A Michigan federal district court has allowed portions of a lawsuit challenging the adequacy of dental care provided to state prisoners to proceed. Michigan prisoners Robert Johannes, Michael Woroniecki, Phillip Turner and Roger Stephenson alleged the dental care they ...
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 ...
Publication • October 28, 2016
Know Your Rights - Medical, Mental & Dental Health Care, ACLU, 2012 KNOW YOUR RIGHTS MEDICAL, DENTAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE ACLU National Prison Project Important Note: The law is always evolving. If you have access to a prison law library, it is a good idea to confirm that the ...
Article • October 25, 2016
Colorado Prisoner Sues Over Prison Officials' Failure to Treat Dental Infection by Matthew Clarke A Colorado state prisoner filed a federal civil rights action in September 2014, alleging denial of medical care for a dental infection that nearly killed him and left him with partial paralysis of his tongue and ...
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