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Texas Prisoner was Emaciated and Sick when Killed by Cellmate by A fight with his cellmate, Joe Greggs, led to the January 19, 2016 death of prisoner Alton Rodgers at the William P. Clements Unit in Texas. An official report listed Rodgers’ fatal injury as trauma consistent with having his ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Brief • 2017
Filed under: Respiratory, Smoking
Washington v. Denney, MO, Order to Amend Policy, Smoking, 2017 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI ECCLESIASTICAL DENZEL WASHINGTON, Plaintiff, v. LARRY DENNEY, et al. Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 14-CV-06118-SJ-NKL STIPULATED ORDER ON PLAINTIFF’S MOTION ...
Brief • 2017
Filed under: Respiratory, Smoking
Washington v. Denney, MO, Verdict, Smoking, 2017 VERDICT Note: Complete this form by writing in the names required by your verdict. On plaintiff Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington ' s claim against defendant Larry Denney, as submitted in Instruction No. 15, we find in favor of (Plaintiff Washington) or (Defendant Denney) On ...
Brief • May 17, 2017
Grenier v. Semple, CT, Amended Complaint, Radon Gas Exposure, 2016 Case 3:16-cv-01465-AVC Document 15 Filed 09/02/16 Page 1 of 35 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT LEE GRENIER; TAVORUS FLUKER; ANTHONY ROGERS; THOMAS MARRA; LAWRENCE TOWNSEND; TERRENCE EASTON; LAMONT SAMUEL; IAN COOKE; and J. MICHAEL FARREN, on behalf of ...
California Sheriff’s Largest Campaign Donors include Corizon and Aramark by Greg Dober by Greg Dober  In Alameda County, California, Corizon Correctional Healthcare is facing questions regarding campaign contributions to County Sheriff Greg Ahern.  While investigating two inmate deaths at Santa Rita jail, in Alameda County, television station, KTVU-2 uncovered public ...
Article • April 11, 2017
Mentally Ill, Disabled CDCR Prisoner Dies Following Use of Force Incident by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis On September 7, 2013, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) prisoner Joseph Duran, 35, a mentally ill inmate who breathed through the use of a tube in his throat, died following a ...
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, ...
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 ...
Corizon Sued Over Death of Prisoner in St. Louis Jail by Matthew Clarke The St. Louis Lawyer's Group is helping the family of a man who died five days after arriving at the St. Louis Justice Center sue the jail's private medical services provider, Corizon. The suit alleges denial of ...
Bureau of Prisons Pays $300,000 for Claim Relating to Beating of Prisoner by Christopher Zoukis The Bureau of Prisons agreed to settle claims relating to the severe beating of one inmate by another in February 1993. The plaintiff, Mark D. Lang, was beaten unconscious on the first day of an ...
Los Angeles County Agrees to Settle Estate’s Lawsuit for $395,000 by In May 2009, the Los Angeles county Claims Board recommended that the County pay $395,000 to settle a lawsuit arising from the death of an HIV-positive man who complained of respiratory problems while in the custody of the Sheriff’s ...
San Diego County Hit With $3 Million Dollar Jury Verdict In Prisoner Jail Death by Derek Gilna In 2011, Daniel Sisson, a 21-year-old asthma-sufferer with a severe heroin addiction and already in a drug-diversion program in San Diego County, California, was arrested again for drug possession. When he went with ...
Article • July 29, 2016
$600,000 Settlement in New Orleans Detainee’s Death by A $600,000 settlement was reached in the death of a pre-trial detainee at Orleans Parish Prison (OPP).  At least five other lawsuits are pending in the deaths of other detainees. Cayne Miceli is one of at least 44 people to die at ...
Waters v. City of Arlington, TX, Settlement, inmate death restraints strangulation, 2016 Staff Report Settlement of Estate of Jonathan Paul Claim City Council Meeting Date: 4-12-16 Document Being Considered: Resolution RECOMMENDATION Authorize the execution of a settlement agreement and related documents in connection with the claim by the Estate of ...
Brief • June 6, 2016
Brummet and Sisson v. County fo San Diego, CA, Complaint, wrongful death asphyxia asthma jail, 2012 Case 3:12-cv-01428-LAB-BGS Document 1 Filed 06/12/12 Page 1 of 18 1 2 3 4 Michael J. Aguirre, Esq., SBN 060402 Christopher S. Morris, Esq., SBN 163188 Maria C. Severson, Esq., SBN 173967 AGUIRRE, MORRIS ...
Brief • June 6, 2016
Brummett and Sisson v. County of San Diego, CA, Special Verdict, wrongful death asphyxia athma jail, 2014
Brief • May 27, 2016
McCoy v. TDCJ, TX, 3rd Amended Complaint, asthma death, 2006 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS CORPUS CHRISTI DIVISION L.J. MCCOY and ANTONIO V. THOMPSON Plaintiffs v. § § § § TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL § JUSTICE, BRAD LIVINGSTON, in his official § capacity as the Executive Director ...
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