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Youell v. Correctional Medical Services, MO, Settlement, Wrongful Death Heroin, 2014 RELEASE ~TINE KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, THAT WE, YOUELL AS NEXT OF FRIEND OF ELI BOYD. A MINOR AND ISAAC BENNETT, SR. FOR THE SOLE CONSIDERATION OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($10,000.00) PAID TO US, ...
Videos Show the Dark Side of Shadow Mountain Youth Psych Facility by Rosalind Adams by Rosalind Adams, BuzzFeed TULSA, Oklahoma — By the time police arrived at the psychiatric hospital, one of the adolescent units was out of control. The new manager had been attacked, a handful of its teenage patients ...
Rice v. Montgomery County, KY, Settlement Agreement, Wrongful Death Seizure, 2016 SETTI.FTVIENT. RELEASE qF ALL CLAIMS AND INDEMNITYAGREEMENT This Settlement, Release of All Claims and Indemnity Agreement (hereinafter, "Agreement") is entered into by Diana Rice, Adminisffatrix of the Estate of Ronald Calvin Gaunce, deceased, and Della Ford, as natural mother ...
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, ...
Some Lawsuits Resolved Against New Mexico Prison Doctor, Others Still Pending by Christopher Zoukis Since 2013, former New Mexico prison doctor Mark E. Walden, nicknamed “Dr. Fingers,” has faced allegations that he sexually abused a number of state prisoners. As a result of the alleged sexual assaults, he has been ...
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 ...
Prisoner Deaths, Labor Conflicts Precipitate Loss of CA County Corizon Contract by Derek Gilna In August 2016, the Alameda County, California Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to end its ties with Corizon Health, Inc., and awarded a contract for county jail medical services to California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG). The ...
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 ...
Two Fulton County Jail Employees Subject to Liability in Detainee’s Suicide by A Georgia Court of Appeals held in March 2016 that two employees of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office could be held liable in the suicide of a pre-trial detainee. The ruling came in a lawsuit brought by the ...
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, ...
Tennessee Prisoner Escapes Privatized Medical Jail Care to Obtain Surgery by To obtain needed surgery, a prisoner escaped from Tennessee’s Trousdale County Jail (TCJ). Prior to being booked into TCJ to serve a probation violation sentence, Don R. White, Jr. 31, was scheduled for hernia surgery. “When I walked in, ...
“This Man Will Almost Certainly Die” by Dozens of men have died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. The Bureau of Prisons itself says there’s a problem. And yet the privatization scheme continues. by Seth Freed Wessler, The Nation Where Claudio Fagardo-Saucedo grew up, on the colonial streets of ...
Southern Health Partners to Face Liability in Kentucky Pre-trial Detainee’s MRSA Death by The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a grant of summary judgment to Southern Health Partners, Inc. (SHP) in a civil rights action alleging the company failed to train and supervise its nurses at Kentucky’s Hopkins County ...
Tennessee Jail Seizure Death Claims Survive Dismissal; Physician Claims Dismissed for No Deliberate Indifference Allegations by Mark Wilson A Tennessee federal court dismissed deliberate indifference claims against a jail doctor for a prisoner's seizure death, absent allegations of his personal involvement or awareness. The court refused to dismiss claims brought ...
Apples-to-Fish: Public and Private Prison Cost Comparisons by Alex Friedmann by Alex Friedmann* It sounds like such a simple question: do private prisons save money? The answer, however, is dependent on a number of factors – including how “saving money” is defined. Consider that in 2013, the nation’s largest for-profit ...
Private Medical Contractors in Kentucky Not Entitled to Qualified Immunity by The Kentucky Court of Appeals held that a trial court improperly granted summary judgment to the defendants in a civil action alleging a prisoner received negligent medical care at the Hardin County Detention Center (HCDC). HCDC contracts with Southern ...
Advanced Correctional Healthcare’s Business Model Blamed for Prisoner Deaths, Injuries by The business model of Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc. (ACH) includes “severe cost control measures” and reliance on the company’s insurance provider to cover liability verdicts that result from inadequate medical care, according to lawsuits filed by the estates of ...
Deaths at Louisville Jail Prompt Investigations, Corizon Changes by Five of eight prisoner deaths since 2011 at the Metro Corrections jail in Louisville, Ky., are currently under investigation, all of them involving allegations against private healthcare contractor Corizon Inc. that it pro­vides inadequate treatment to maintain its revenues. Investigations into ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Filed under: Private Contractors
Texas Contracts with Huntsville Hospital for Prisoner Health Care by On February 10, 2012, the Texas Board of Criminal Justice approved a $46.8 million contract with Huntsville Memorial Hospital to provide health care for the 13,900 state prisoners in the Huntsville, Texas area. This may be the first step toward ...
Publication • August 12, 2016
Review of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Monitoring of Contract Prisons, DOJ OIG, 2016 Office Office of of the the Inspector Inspector General General U.S. U.S. Department Department of of Justice Justice Review of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Monitoring of Contract Prisons Evaluation and Inspections Division 16-06 August 2016 ...
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