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NTSB Faults Texas Prison Guard, Road Crews in Transport Bus Deaths by Derek Gilna The federal National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently investigated and issued a final report concerning a 2015 prison transport bus accident that claimed the lives of eight prisoners and two guards. The report faulted both the ...
Improper Analysis of Sovereign Immunity Defense Requires Remand in Georgia Negligence Claim by The Georgia Supreme Court vacated the rulings of two lower courts because they failed to apply the proper legal analysis in deciding the application of sovereign immunity. The matter before the court came on a petition for ...
Guards Liable in Maryland Prisoner’s Murder on Transport Bus by The Maryland Court of Appeals held a trial court erred in striking a jury’s finding that a guard was liable for gross negligence in the murder of a prisoner on a transport.  The court further held gross negligence disentitles a ...
Article • October 3, 2016 • from PLN October, 2016
Merger of Prisoner Transport Companies Delayed after Objections Filed by Derek Gilna Prisoner Transportation Services, also known as PTS of America, LLC, bills itself as the “largest prisoner extradition company and one of the largest national transporters of detainees” in the United States. The firm, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, was ...
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 ...
Third Circuit Reverses Dismissal of New Jersey Prisoner’s Suit by On November 16, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a civil rights action brought by a former New Jersey state prisoner who was housed at a community corrections facility and allegedly mistreated when she was ...
Article • September 2, 2016 • from PLN September, 2016
Michigan Courthouse Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, 2 Injured by Larry Darnell Gordon, 45, was being transported to a Berrien County court proceeding on July 11, 2016 when he overpowered a deputy, stole his gun and tried to take hostages during an escape attempt. Gordon fatally shot two bailiffs in the ...
Article • August 11, 2016
Police Cruiser Accident Costs Georgia County $400,000 by A $400,000 settlement was reached in a lawsuit brought by a man who was injured when an Athens-Clarke County, Georgia police car turned directly into a van driven by Ralph Bell, 62. The county did not contest liability in the December 11, ...
Publication • August 8, 2016
HRDC comments to Surface Transportation Board re PTS merger - Aug. 2016 Human Rights Defense Center DEDICATED TO PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS Opposing Comment for Docket No. MCF 21067 August 8, 2016 Surface Transportation Board 395 E Street S.W. Washington, DC 20423-0001 Re: Opposing Comment for Docket No. MCF 21067 Dear ...
Woman Dies during 1,000 Mile Private Prisoner Transport Trip by David Reutter The death of a woman on a private transport van raised a much needed spotlight on the private prisoner transport industry. The 54-year-old woman was found slumped over in the back of the Prisoner Transportation Services of America ...
Article • August 1, 2016
BOP Pays $12,773 to Settle Negligence Suit by The federal Bureau of Prisons paid $12,773.46 to settle a lawsuit claiming injuries incurred during an accident involving a BOP vehicle. Beverly Oliver was a passenger in a vehicle stopped at an intersection on January 31, 1995, in Memphis, Tennessee, when it ...
Article • July 28, 2016
$490,000 Settlement for Philadelphia Man Injured during Rough Police Transport by The City of Philadelphia paid $490,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging unlawful arrest and injuries suffered during a police transport. James McKenna, 34, was at a bar on June 23, 2011, with his girlfriend when his offer of complimentary ...
Anderson-Bey et al v. District of Columbia, DC, Opinion, 8th Am bus conditions, 2008 Case 1:00-cv-02000-RCL Document 112 Filed 12/11/2006 Page 1 of 22 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA KENNETH ANDERSON-BEY, et aL, ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) v. ) DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, et al. Civil ...
Littles v. CCA, TN, Complaint, transport dental injury, 2007 CCA-AF (6/2/14 PRA) 0071 CCA-AF (6/2/14 PRA) 0072
Littles v. CCA, TN, Complaint, transport dental injury, 2008 CCA-AF (6/2/14 PRA) 0067 CCA-AF (6/2/14 PRA) 0068 CCA-AF (6/2/14 PRA) 0069 CCA-AF (6/2/14 PRA) 0070
Brief • April 20, 2016
Meeks et al v. DCS et al, NE, Complaint, inmate work auto accident, 2014 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LANCASTER COUNTY, NEBRASKA LEONARD MEEKS and MARTELL BUCHANAN, as Co-Special Administrators of the Estate of Joyce Meeks, Deceased, Plaintiffs, v. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, STATE OF NEBRASKA, ROBERT P. HOUSTON, Director ...
Brief • March 4, 2016
Essex v. County of Livingston, MI, Order Granting Plts' Motion to Compel, Sexual Assault by Jail Transport Guard, 2011 2:09-cv-11095-AJT-PJK Doc # 132 Filed 12/02/11 Pg 1 of 6 Pg ID 1733 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION CUREN ESSEX, ALICIA BULKO, ELIZABETH ZUBOR, SUSAN COOK ...
Publication • February 16, 2016
MI DOC Audit Report - Prisoner Transportation, MI AG, 2008 MICHIGAN OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL AUDIT REPORT PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF PRISONER TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS December 2008 THOMAS H. MCTAVISH, C.P.A. AUDITOR GENERAL 471-0623-07L The auditor general shall conduct post audits of financial transactions and accounts of the state ...
Publication • February 12, 2016
CEO Letter to Board re Inmate Participation Fire Suppression Camp, LA County, 2015 September 29, 2015 The Honorable Board of Supervisors County of Los Angeles 383 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration 500 West Temple Street Los Angeles, California 90012 Dear Supervisors: AMENDMENT NUMBER ONE TO AGREEMENT NUMBER 78039 FOR FIRE ...
Article • January 13, 2016
New York Ex-Prisoner Awarded $700K for Slip and Fall by Lonnie Burton After a bifurcated bench trial on the question of damages only, a former New York state prisoner was awarded over $700,000 by a Court of Claims judge for injuries suffered after the ex-prisoner fell while exiting a prison ...
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