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Article • October 10, 2017 • from PLN October, 2017
Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against County Jail in New York by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna The family of deceased prisoner Jimmy Richardson filed a federal lawsuit against the Schenectady County Jail in New York in April 2017, alleging that the facility and its medical contractor, Correctional Medical Care, ...
Article • October 9, 2017 • from PLN October, 2017
Misdemeanor Trespassing Arrest Leads to Permanent Impairment by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis In March 2015, 53-year-old Ralph Karl Ingrim suffered a seizure at a Dollar General store in Amarillo, Texas. A store clerk was kind enough to call the police to have him removed. When they arrived, Ingrim allegedly ...
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s Jail Under Fire for Deaths, Civil Rights Abuses by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis At least four people, including a newborn, have died in Wisconsin’s Milwaukee County Jail since April 2016. The facility, run by Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr., houses about 950 detainees daily. ...
Numerous Lawsuits Filed Against Corizon Nationwide; Company Loses Contracts by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke Corizon Health is one of the nation's largest for-profit medical providers for prisons and jails. Recent lawsuits against the company, however, call into question the quality, and even the availability, of the healthcare services it ...
Deaths at North Carolina Jail Due to Lack of Medical, Mental Health Care by The deaths of four pre-trial detainees at the Durham County Jail in North Carolina are under investigation. Over the past 16 years, 10 other prisoners have died at the facility. Officials are remaining mum, referring questions ...
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 ...
Beagle v. Yamhill County, OR, Complaint, Wrongful Death Medical Neglect, 2017 Case 3:17-cv-00711-AA Document 1 Filed 05/08/17 Page 1 of 22 Matthew D. Kaplan, OSB No. 980699 matthew(Zl)mdkaplanlaw.com Kaplan Law, LLC 222 SW Columbia St., Suite 1111 Portland, Oregon 97201 Telephone: 503 226-3844 Facsimile: 503 943-6670 Attorney for Plaintiff UNITED ...
Rats, bugs and ‘natural’ deaths at nation’s largest women’s prison by Julie K. Brown by Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald Yvonne McBride was a physically healthy 26-year-old woman when she entered Lowell Correctional Institution for women June 20, 2013. The Florida Department of Corrections noted in its exam of McBride ...
At Lowell, sex, death and a probe riddled with questions by Julie K. Brown by Julie K. Brown, Miami Herald Patrick Quercioli was big and burly, and with pumped muscles and an elaborate Indian tattoo on his arm, he looked more like a bodybuilder than a corrections officer. Though he’d ...
Brief • July 10, 2017
Fulton v. Mason County, KY, Settlement, Heroin Withdrawal, 2017 SETTLEMENT. RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT This Settlement, Release of All Claims and Indemnity Agreement (hereinafter, "Agreement") is entered into by Teresa Fulton, Administratrix of the Estate of Audrey Geneva Fulton, deceased (hereinafter collectively referred to as, "Plaintiff') and ...
Brief • July 10, 2017
Fulton v. Mason County, KY, Amended Complaint, Heroin Withdrawal, 2015 Case: 2:15-cv-00031-WOB-JGW Doc #: 17 Filed: 11/02/15 Page: 1 of 16 - Page ID#: 168 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY NORTHERN DIVISION AT COVINGTON TERESA FULTON, Administratrix of the Estate of AUDREY GENEVA FULTON, deceased PLAINTIFF vs. ...
Wrongfully Arrested for Murder, Prisoner Dies in California Jail; Corizon Loses Contract by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke When police were notified about the death of Terry Cameron, 58, in March 2016, they quickly arrested her husband, Melvin Stubbs, 65. Stubbs was a diabetic amputee who used a wheelchair. Nonetheless, ...
New York State Attorney General Settles Suit Against Jail’s Medical Provider by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In July 2016, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Armor Correctional Health Services, the medical provider for the jail in Nassau County. The suit alleged a dozen ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
Continued Failure in Privatized Medical Care at Kentucky Jails by David Reutter by David Reutter Private medical contractors have become popular among corrections officials eager to reduce the cost of providing health care to prisoners. As PLN continues to chronicle this phenomenon, we continue to find substantial evidence that for-profit ...
Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
San Diego County Settles Prisoner Overdose Death for $2.3 Million by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna On August 2, 2016, officials in San Diego County, California agreed to settle a federal civil rights suit stemming from a prisoner’s death caused by a drug overdose at the county’s central jail. According ...
Report Finds Substandard Medical Care in ICE Facilities by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In a July 2016 report, Human Rights Watch (HRW) found that 16 of the 18 immigrant detainees who died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody from 2012 to 2015 received substandard medical care, and that ...
Brief • June 20, 2017
Rowe v. City of Yelm, WA, Claim, Wrongful Death Cardiac, 2016 Bu DGE-@t-1 EI PT, PLLC ATTORNEYS AT LAW 705 Second Avenue, Suite 910 Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone 206-624-3060 • Facsimile 206-621-7323 Edwin S. Budge (206) 624-3060 www.budgeandheipt.com October 3, 2016 Mr. John Simmons, Chief Executive Officer Nisqually Indian Tribe ...
Ryan v. County of Nassau, NY, Verdict, PTSD Suicide, 2017 Case 2:12-cv-05343-JS-SIL Document 108 Filed 04/12/17 Page 1 of 11 PageID #: 3552 ~ILED IN Olli K1 ·- ·:: COURT EXHIBIT ;J/LllJIJ 0 /L * u.s. o1~rR1e~ ci~~i~o.N.Y. APR 12 2017 * -------'--'--dk. ~ ~-_121-1~3 =----- ~-----k?----=----~-_yf ?J2iji!tA1;f:~ - -----------t+--------------····------ ...
Ryan v. County of Nassau, NY, Complaint, PTSD Suicide, 2012 Case 2:12-cv-05343-JS-SIL Document 1 Filed 10/22/12 Page 1 of 21 PageID #: 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK LIL YANN RYAN, as Administrator of the Estate of BARTHOLOMEW RYAN, deceased and LILL ...
Article • June 9, 2017 • from PLN June, 2017
Utah Attorney Plans Wrongful Death Suit Against County Jail by Attorney Michael Studebaker announced on February 17, 2017 that he planned to file a lawsuit on behalf of the family of Marion Herrera, a 40-year-old Ogden woman who died after 3½ days in custody at a jail in Weber County, ...
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