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Article • July 28, 2017 • from PLN August, 2017
Illinois: Prison Guards Sued for Fatally Beating, Suffocating Prisoner by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On October 4, 2015, Illinois State prison guards identified only as officers Boland, Bufford and Deal beat prisoner Terrance Jenkins to death at the Pontiac Correctional Center while he was restrained, and suffocated him by ...
Alaska Prisoner Deaths Criticized in Report, Author Becomes New DOC Commissioner by The deaths of 25 Alaska prisoners over an 18-month period were examined in a November 2015 report provided to Governor Bill Walker, who then replaced the state’s corrections commissioner with the author of the report. The handling of ...
Widespread Abuses at Santa Clara County Jail; Three Guards Convicted of Murder by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton Three guards employed at a jail in Santa Clara County, California, in the Silicon Valley area, were convicted on June 1, 2017 of second-degree murder for the fatal beating of a mentally ...
N.S. v. Wood, NV, Settlement, Excessive Force Delirium, 2017 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS This Settlement Agreement and Release of Claims (hereinafter "Agreement") is made and entered into by and between Plaintiffs Romeo Smith, and Special Administrator of the Estate of Niko Smith, and N.S., a minor by and ...
Ross v. City of Sulphur Spring, TX, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Death TASER, 2017 Case 4:16-cv-00095-RAS-CAN Document 66 Filed 03/03/17 Page 1 of 30 PageID #: 273 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SHERMAN DIVISION SHELLEY ROSS, as REPRESENTATIVE of the ESTATE of TONY CHANCE ...
Ross v. City of Sulphur Spring, TX, Settlement, Wrongful Death TASER, 2017 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SHERMAN DIVISION SHELLY ROSS, as REPRESENTATIVE of the ESTATE of TONY CHANCE ROSS, and SHELLY ROSS and TONY ROSS, in their Individual Capacity, § § § ...
N.S. v. Wood, NV, Amended Complaint, Excessive Force Delirium, 2017 Case 3:17-cv-00133-MMD-WGC Document 4 Filed 03/15/17 Page 1 of 26 1 2 3 4 TERRI KEYSER-COOPER Law Office of Terri Keyser-Cooper Nevada Bar No. 3984 3590 Barrymore Dr. Reno, NV 89512 (775) 337-0323 keysercooper@lawyer.com 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
“Beat Up Squad” at New York Prison Accused of Killing Mentally Ill Prisoner by Joe Watson by Joe Watson A number of prisoners at the medium-security Fishkill Correctional Facility in upstate New York swore under oath that fellow prisoner Samuel D. Harrell III was kicked and beaten to death by ...
Williams v. Snohomish County, WA, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Death TASER, 2016 Case 2:16-cv-00455-RSL Document 4-17 Filed 03/31/16 Page 1 of 13 1 Honorable Judge Hollis Hill 2 3 4 5 6 7 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KING 8 9 ...
Williams v. Snohomish County, WA, Settlement, Wrongful Death TASER, 2017 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS 1. Plaintiffs. Nancy Williams, a single person, individually and as the Personal Representative of the Estate of William Charles Williams, deceased; and Trina Blau, individually and Jeffrey Williams, individually. 2. Defendant. Snohomish County. ...
$200,000 Settlement Over Oklahoma Jail Prisoner’s Death by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke A $200,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed over the death of a mentally ill Oklahoma jail prisoner emphasizes what Oklahoma sheriffs have been saying for years: they are ill prepared to deal with the rapidly increasing number ...
Coats v. Harris County, TX, 7th Amended Petition, Wrongful Death Cocaine, 2016 10/28/2016 7:20:43 PM Chris Daniel - District Clerk Harris County Envelope No. 13515582 By: TERESA KIRBY Filed: 10/28/2016 7:20:43 PM CAUSE NO. 2012-55551 BARBARA COATS, Individually, as Personal Representative of the Estate of JAMAIL AMRON, Deceased, and as ...
Coats v. Harris County, TX, Jury Verdict, Wrongful Death Cocaine, 2017 .. _. A -, ORIGINAL ___,A CAUSE NO. 2012-55551 BARBARA COATS, Individually, as Personal Representative of the Estate of JAMAIL AMRON, Deceased, and as Heir to the Estate of JAMAIL AMRON, Deceased; and - - --------ALrA:MRON-;fndivTcfriallyand as Heir to ...
Florida’s Prison System Agrees to Upgrade Care of Mentally Ill by David Reutter by David Reutter In 2015, Disability Rights of Florida obtained a settlement that requires the Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) to more humanely care for mentally ill prisoners at Dade Correctional Institution (DCI), the same prison where ...
Guard’s Lethal Scalding of Prisoner Unresolved after Two Years by David Reutter by David Reutter More than two years after prisoners Darren Rainey’s dead body was removed from the shower in the mental health unit at Florida’s Dade Correctional Institution (DCI), no official cause of death has been ruled and ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Texas City Settles Suit Over Jail Prisoner’s Death for $1.25 Million by Matthew Clarke by Matthew Clarke In April 2016, the City of Arlington, Texas agreed to pay the estate of a man who died in the municipal jail $1.25 million to settle a wrongful death suit. Two jailers were ...
Borges v. City of Eureka, CA, Pltff Supp Brief Opp Mot, Wrongful Death Failure to Treat, 2016 1 LAW OFFICES OF DALE K. GALIPO Dale K. Galipo (Bar No. 144074) dalekgalipo@yahoo.com 2 21800 Burbank Boulevard, Suite 310 3 Woodland Hills, California 91367 Telephone: (818) 347-3333 (818) 347-4118 4 Facsimile: 5 ...
Borges v. City of Eureka, CA, Pltff Supp Brief Opp Mot 2, Wrongful Death Failure to Treat, 2016 1 LAW OFFICES OF DALE K. GALIPO Dale K. Galipo (Bar No. 144074) dalekgalipo@yahoo.com 2 21800 Burbank Boulevard, Suite 310 3 Woodland Hills, California 91367 Telephone: (818) 347-3333 (818) 347-4118 4 Facsimile: ...
Jailers in California, Georgia Acquitted of Abusing Prisoners by Matthew Clarke In unrelated cases, jail guards charged with abusing prisoners were acquitted of the most serious charges filed against them in California and Georgia. Former jail deputies Christopher Johnson and Robert Kirsh were acquitted by a federal jury on the ...
Michigan Jail Prisoner’s Family Sues over Death after Beating by Guards by The family of a prisoner who died about a week after being assaulted by guards at Michigan’s Wayne County Jail (WCJ) filed a wrongful death lawsuit in April 2015. The suit alleges inadequate medical care, and seeks $25 ...
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