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Article • March 27, 2017
Filed under: Corizon, Medication, Hepatitis
The Class Action Cure by Mike Mosedale by Mike Mosedale, Minnesota Lawyer Among the peculiar ironies about the intersection of medicine, public policy and the law in contemporary American life, not many are weirder than the fact that only one segment of the nation’s population –and a largely reviled one, at ...
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
Filed under: Medication, Death Penalty
Judge Orders Missouri DOC to Disclose Names of Pharmacies that Supply Execution Drugs; Appellate Court Reverses by Lonnie Burton On March 21, 2016, a circuit court judge in Cole County, Missouri ruled in favor of several news media agencies and ordered the state’s Department of Corrections (DOC) to release the ...
Federal Court Certifies Class in Texas Prison Excessive Heat Lawsuit by Matthew Clarke On January 22, 2016, a federal district court in Texas certified a class and two subclasses, and appointed class counsel, in a lawsuit challenging excessive heat at a state prison. Keith Cole, Ray Wilson, Jackie Brannum, Dean ...
New York Counties, Corizon Reach $1.85 Million Settlement in Detainee’s Death by Two New York counties agreed to pay $1.85 million to settle a lawsuit over the July 2011 death of detainee Irene Bamenga while she was under the care of private medical contractor Corizon Health. Bamenga, a French citizen, ...
Third Circuit Holds Prisons Not Required to Treat Impotence or Infertility by The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has held that prison officials do not have to treat medical conditions that could result in a prisoner’s impotence or infertility. When Shemtov Michtavi was incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution in ...
Advanced Correctional Healthcare’s Brutal Brand of Jailhouse Medicine by Timothy Strayer in his hospital bed in Dearborn County ICU after spending just one month behind bars at the county jail. by Brian Sonenstein, Shadowproof Timothy Strayer was approaching 70 years of age and suffering from multiple chronic illnesses in the ...
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 ...
Michigan Jail Subject of Wrongful Death Lawsuit and PLN Censorship Suit by The family of a prisoner who died from drug withdrawal symptoms at Michigan’s Macomb County Jail (MCJ) filed a lawsuit against the facility and its private medical contractor, Correct Care Solutions, in March 2015. On June 11, 2014, ...
California County Settles Class-action Lawsuit Over Jail Medical and Mental Health Care by Matthew Clarke In November 2015, Riverside County, California agreed to settle a federal class-action civil rights suit brought by current and former county jail prisoners who alleged violations of their constitutional right to adequate medical and mental ...
Private Jail Contractor’s Insurance Excludes Coverage of Detainee’s Death by The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that an insurance company is not required to defend or indemnify a private prison contractor in the death of a pretrial detainee at a Texas jail. Mario Garcia was confined at the Brooks ...
Texas Federal Jury Awards $2.25 Million in Private Prison Medical Neglect Case by On October 24, 2012, a Texas federal jury awarded $2.25 million to the survivors of a federal prisoner who died while in the custody of a private prison due to prison officials' failure to provide him with ...
Article • August 24, 2016
Illinois Prisoner Receives $12 Million Jury Award in Medical Neglect Suit by Matthew Clarke On January 18, 2013, an Illinois federal jury awarded an Illinois prisoner $12 Million against an Illinois Department of Corrections (DOC) Correctional Medical Technician (CMT) who failed to provide him his anti-seizure medication which allowed him ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Missouri to Execute Death-Row Prisoners with Drug that Killed Michael Jackson by If propofol was lethal enough to kill the King of Pop. Missouri's Department of Corrections figures that it's sufficient to execute its death-row prisoners. State DOC officials announced in May that they were replacing their three-drug method for ...
Article • August 19, 2016
Eighth Circuit Denies Stay of Execution Pending Appeal Over Execution Drug by On October 30, 2015, the Eighth Circuit court of appeals denied Missouri death row prisoner Ernest Johnson a stay pending appeal of his challenge to the type of drug being used to execute prisoners in Missouri. Johnson underwent ...
U.S. Settles Suit over Fatal Medical Negligence of Prisoner for $152,000 by Wayne David Crosser was convicted and sentenced on federal charges. He was kept in a holding cell at the MCC in San Diego while awaiting transportation to Texas for further prosecution. He suffered from a serious medical condition ...
Hawaii Prisoner Awarded $7.2 Million after Losing His Fingers and Feet by Christopher Zoukis In October 2011, 30-year-old Aaron David Persin was accosted by police officers for having an open container of alcohol. When they determined that he had warrants for missing traffic court they arrested Persin, who was homeless. ...
Article • May 12, 2016
Medicare Again Embarrassed by Funding Drugs For Prisoners by Derek Gilna At a time when both federal and state governments are struggling to pay their bills, a new government report by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) reveals that Medicare has improperly paid out ...
Myers v. CCA, VT, Complaint, Denying Treatment Medical Neglect, 2006 STATEMENT OF CLAIM 1). While incarcerated at West Tennessee Detention Mason Tennessee 38049 I was serving my prison sentence for the state of Vermont under a interstate contract agreement between the State of Vermont and CCA. CCA for the purpose ...
Myers v. CCA, VT, Settlement, Denying Treatment Medical Neglect, 2006 Nov. 10 2006 06:03PM P1 FAX NO. : FROM : JOHN J. , LTD. 8 E. Center wW Rutland, Vermont 05701 Tel. #: (802) 773-3384 Facsimile #: (802) 747-1451 IMPORTANT NOTICE -FAX COVER SHEET- NOTE: This .; Fa. contains privileged ...
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