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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 ...
Article • September 6, 2016
New York Dentist Sentenced to Jail for Upcoding Billing of Prisoner Care by An oral surgeon who had a contract to provide care to prisoners at 26 upstate New York prisons was sentenced to jail for stealing $14,000 from the state. Dr. Timothy O’Keefe was charged in May 2014 in ...
Third Circuit Reverses Dismissal of New Jersey Prisoner’s Suit by On November 16, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a civil rights action brought by a former New Jersey state prisoner who was housed at a community corrections facility and allegedly mistreated when she was ...
Arizona Prison Conditions Unconstitutional Alleges ACLU Class-Action Federal Lawsuit by Matthew Clarke On March 6, 2012, the Phoenix-based Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Arizona (Arizona ACLU) with the assistance of the Berkeley, California-based Prison Law Office, filed a 42 U.S.C. § ...
Article • August 25, 2016
State of Washington Settles in Damages Claim Brought by Prisoner by The State of Washington reached a settlement of $11,000 and appropriate dental care in February 2004 with Patrick J. Hoffman, a prisoner at Stafford Creek Correctional Center, Intensive Management Unit. Hoffman was housed at Walla Walla State Prison serving ...
Article • August 22, 2016
BOP Dentist Gets Slap On The Wrist for Sex Abuse by Brandon Sample A federal judge has sentenced a former Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) dentist to five months imprisonment, five months home confinement, and a $3,000 fine for having sex with a female prisoner at the Federal Correctional Institution ...
Article • August 19, 2016
California Federal Prisoner Receives $12,500 in Dental Negligence Case by On February 19, 2003, United States District Judge Gary A. Fees sitting in the Central District of California, signed an order of dismissal after a federal prisoner and the United States settled a claim of medical and dental negligence for ...
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