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Article • October 10, 2017 • from PLN October, 2017
Corizon Loses Indiana DOC Medical Contract Amid Lawsuits by David Reutter by David Reutter In 2005, at the urging of then-Governor Mitch Daniels, the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) awarded a contract to privatize medical care for prisoners. The winning bidder, Prison Health Services, merged in 2011 with Correctional Medical ...
DOJ Audit Rips Privately-operated Federal Facility; Trump Administration Presses Forward by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna In December 2016, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), a watchdog agency within the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), issued an audit of the federal Bureau of Prisons’ contract with private prisoner company ...
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 ...
Seventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment to Defendants in Prisoner’s Wrongful Death Case by Lonnie Burton by Lonnie Burton On October 17, 2016, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s order granting summary judgment in favor of the warden and a private health care provider in a case ...
Oyenik v. Corizon Health, Inc., AZ, Opening Brief, Deliberate Indifference Medical Treatment, 2016 Case: 15-16850, 01/27/2016, ID: 9841902, DktEntry: 13, Page 1 of 38 No. 15-16850 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT RONALD EDWARD OYENIK, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CORIZON HEALTH INC., ET AL., Defendants-Appellees. On Appeal from the ...
Oyenik v. Corizon Health, Inc., AZ, Reply Brief, Deliberate Indifference Medical Treatment, 2016 Case: 15-16850, 05/06/2016, ID: 9966889, DktEntry: 41, Page 1 of 20 No. 15-16850 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT RONALD EDWARD OYENIK, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CORIZON HEALTH INC., Defendant-Appellee. On Appeal from the United States ...
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 ...
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+--------------····------ ...
New Report Examines “Treatment Industrial Complex” by Derek Gilna by Derek Gilna As public and legislative pressure builds to reduce the number of prisoners held in state and federal correctional facilities, the private prison industry has changed gears to offer rehabilitative and treatment services – a shift criticized in a ...
Estate of Dennis Choquette v. Corrections Corporation of America, CO, Complaint, Wrongful Death Diabetes Neglect, 2017 Case 1:17-cv-00060-KLM Document 1 Filed 01/06/17 USDC Colorado Page 1 of 70 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 17-cv-60 ESTATE OF DENNIS CHOQUETTE by and through ...
Brief • May 22, 2017
Rodriguez v. State of New Jersey, NJ, Settlement, Wrongful Death Tooth Infection, 2016 RELEASE This Release (hereinafter "Release") dated , 2016 is given by The Estate of Jerome Iozzi a, N .I., infant of decedent, Jerome M. Iozzia, Jasmine Rodriguez, as General Administratrix and Administratrix Ad Prosequendum of the Estate ...
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 ...
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