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Article • February 8, 2017 • from PLN February, 2017
Pennsylvania DOC Ordered to Evaluate Mumia Abu-Jamal for Hep C Treatment by Derek Gilna Pennsylvania state prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, serving a life sentence for murder and diagnosed with hepatitis C, sued the state’s Department of Corrections (DOC) in federal court when he was refused treatment for that life-threatening disease. On ...
Brief • January 4, 2017
Filed under: Hepatitis, Failure to Treat
Sheptin v. US, IL, Attorney Fees, BOP Hepatitis C Medical Suit, 2000
Brief • January 4, 2017
Filed under: Hepatitis, Failure to Treat
Sheptin v. US, IL, Complaint, BOP Hepatitis C Medical Suit, 2000
Arizona Fines Wexford SIOK for Neglect, Hep-C Exposure by Arizona's Department of Corrections (ADC) disciplines private contractors like parents who banish teenagers to the cozy confines of their bedrooms. Wexford Health Sources, which recently took over prisoner healthcare in Arizona after winning a three-year. $349-million contract, was lined a paltry ...
Publication • September 1, 2016
Filed under: Medical, Hepatitis
Hepatitis C Primary Care Practice Guideline, NY DCCS, 2016 New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Division of Health Services Hepatitis C Primary Care Practice Guideline INTRODUCTION These practice guidelines represent an approach to the current management of hepatitis C disease, consistent with community and FDA standards, and ...
Article • August 26, 2016
Healthcare Privatization Blamed for AZ Prisoners' Exposure to Hepatitis-C by Less than two months into its $349-million contract with Arizona's Department of Corrections (ADC), Pittsburgh-based Wexford Health Sources, Inc. made a rather dubious, life-threatening first impression with the prison population and prisoner advocates. On Aug. 27, 2012, a nurse already ...
Article • August 9, 2016
New Hepatitis C Treatment to Dramatically Increase Texas Prison Health Costs by Matthew Clarke Hepatitis C is a slow-progressing potentially-fatal viral disease that ultimately destroys the liver. Unlike HIV, the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is resilient, capable of surviving for weeks outside the human body. It is spread by blood-to-blood ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
Filed under: Hepatitis, Failure to Treat
Ligons et al v. MN DOC, MN, Complaint, failure to treat HCV, 2015 CASE 0:15-cv-02210-PJS-BRT Document 1 Filed 05/01/15 Page 1 of 50 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA RONALDO LIGONS, File No. 15-CV-___, ____/_____ BARRY MICHAELSON, JOHN ROE, and JANE ROE, JOHN MILES AND ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
Filed under: Hepatitis, Failure to Treat
B.E. and A.R. v. Teeter, WA, Order granting PI, failure to treat hep c, 2016 Case 2:16-cv-00227-JCC Document 40 Filed 05/27/16 Page 1 of 12 THE HONORABLE JOHN C. COUGHENOUR 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 9 B.E. ...
Brief • July 14, 2016
Filed under: Hepatitis, Failure to Treat
Hilton v. Wright, NY, Plf Memo Class Certification, HCV Medical, 2005 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ------------------------------------------------------------X ROBERT HILTON and LOUIS VASQUEZ, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, –against– Case No. 05 Civ. 1038 (DNH) (DEP) LESTER N. WRIGHT, M.D., M.P.H., Associate ...
Brief • July 12, 2016
Coats v. Fox, CA, Settlement, failure to treat hep c, 2015 COPY 5, zo/S ^ Page 1of 4 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE I. PARTIES This Settlement Agreement and Release (Agreement) concerns William Thomas Coats (Plaintiff) and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) onbehalf of Defendant Michael Fox. Plaintiff, ...
Brief • July 12, 2016
Coats v. Fox, CA, Complaint, failure to treat hep c, 2009 Case 2:09-cv-01300-CMK Document 1 Filed 05/11/09 Page 10 of 53 Case 2:09-cv-01300-CMK Document 1 Filed 05/11/09 Page 13 of 53 Case 2:09-cv-01300-CMK Document 1 Filed 05/11/09 Page 16 of 53 Case 2:09-cv-01300-CMK Document 1 Filed 05/11/09 Page 18 of ...
Publication • June 30, 2016
Filed under: Medical, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis
HIV AIDS and HCV in Prisons - A Select Annotated Bibliography, Jurgens, 2005 HIV/AIDS and HCV in Prisons A Select Annotated Bibliography November 2005 prepared by Ralf Jürgens with funding from the International Affairs Directorate, Health Canada For further information about this publication, contact: Interna tional Health Division International Affairs ...
Article • May 5, 2016 • from PLN May, 2016
Medically Unacceptable Biopsy States Eighth Amendment Claim by In an unpublished ruling, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held the estate of California prisoner Robert Staggs stated a claim that prison doctors were deliberately indifferent to his serious medical needs. The matter was before the Ninth Circuit after the district ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
Staggs v. Doctor's Hospital of Manteca, 9th Cir, Memo, medical neglect hepatitis C, 2015 (1 of 8) Case: 13-16086, 06/26/2015, ID: 9589284, DktEntry: 51-1, Page 1 of 3 FILED NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS JUN 26 2015 MOLLY C. DWYER, CLERK U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ...
Brief • April 22, 2016
Staggs v. Doctor's Hospital of Manteca, 9th Cir, Order, medical neglect hepatitis C, 2016 Case 2:11-cv-00414-MCE-KJN Document 146 Filed 03/08/16 Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 13 LINNIE STAGGS, as Administrator of ...
Abu-Jamal v. Kerestes, PA, Amended Complaint, Black Panther death row wrongful imprisonment 1st Am medical neglect, 2015 Case 3:15-cv-00967-RDM-KM Document 21-1 Filed 08/03/15 Page 1 of 22 Exhibit A – Plaintiff’s First Amended and Supplemental Complaint 1 Case 3:15-cv-00967-RDM-KM Document 21-1 Filed 08/03/15 Page 2 of 22 IN THE UNITED ...
Brief • March 10, 2016
Filed under: Hepatitis, Failure to Treat
B.E. v Teeter, WA, Complaint, denied hep C medication, 2016 Case 2:16-cv-00227-JCC Document 1 Filed 02/16/16 Page 1 of 16 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 9 10 11 B. E. and A. R., on their own behalf ...
Publication • February 11, 2016
Filed under: Hepatitis
Help Booklet - Hepatitis C in Prison and Jail (in Spanish), NHCN Si no puede recibir tratamiento para el VHC mientras está encarcelado Pueden existir limitaciones en cuanto quién es elegible para el tratamiento en la prisión o en la cárcel. Los médicos tomarán en cuenta muchos factores, entre ellos, ...
Publication • February 11, 2016
Filed under: Hepatitis
Help Booklet - Hepatitis C in Prison and Jail, NHCN If you can’t get treated for HCV while you’re locked up There may be limitations on who is eligible for treatment in prison or jail. Doctors will consider many factors, including your current liver health, the length of your sentence, ...
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