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Childress v. Ashby, IL, Verdict, Paraplegic Catheter Access, 2017 3:13-cv-03074-EIL # 295 Page 1 of 2 E-FILED Thursday, 02 February, 2017 12:20:21 PM JURY VERDICT FORM D Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD We, the jury, find in favor of the following defendant(s) Db\- f;ttJOl)wT tlO\\h V'\-5. 1 'O\Sf~wl'ri"\ CL'i!rYrow, Orz ...
Childress v. Ashby, IL, Judgment, Paraplegic Catheter Access, 2017 3:13-cv-03074-EIL # 298 Page 1 of 2 E-FILED Friday, 03 February, 2017 09:02:31 AM Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD Judgment in a Civil Case (02/11) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT for the Central District of Illinois ) ) ) Craig Childress Plaintiff ...
Article • March 29, 2017
California Health Care Facility Found Deficient and Unconstitutional by Gary Hunter In July 2013, at a cost of $840 million, the California Health Care Facility (CHCF) opened its doors for the purpose of providing care for over 1,800 prisoners. Less than a year later, in February 2014, a court-appointed overseer ...
Article • June 3, 2016 • from PLN June, 2016
New York Court of Claims Awards $1.75 Million to Prisoner’s Estate by Derek Gilna Scott Degina, a New York state prisoner, sued the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) for damages as a result of negligent treatment of his severe urological problems. He further alleged that due to the ...
Childress v. Ashby, IL, Amended Complaint, Paraplegic Catheter Access, 2013 3:13-cv-03074-EIL # 14 Page 1 of 23 E-FILED Friday, 19 April, 2013 12:04:06 PM Clerk, U.S. District Court, ILCD UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT F'OR THE CEN'rRAL DISRICT OF ILLINOIS NOTICE OF FILING CRAIG A. CHILDRESS ff, vs. MOTION FOR LEAVE ...
Colorado: CCA Doctor Disciplined for Role in Prisoner’s Death by In December 2012, the Colorado Medical Board concluded its inquiry into a complaint filed against Dr. David Mark Sakai Oba, who provided medical services at the CCA-operated Bent County Correctional Facility (BCCF), and issued an admonishment. Terrell D. Griswold, 26, ...
Mother Questions Her Son’s “Natural” Death in Colorado CCA Prison by Alan Prendergast On October 28, 2010, a 26-year-old prisoner named Terrell Griswold was found slumped over and unresponsive in his cell at the Bent County Correctional Facility, a private prison in southeastern Colorado. The official cause of death was ...
Article • November 15, 2011
Filed under: Medical, Urinary
CDOC Agrees to Pay $5,000 to Resolve Medical Indifference Suit by On May 13, 2009, the California Department of Corrections (CDOC) agreed to pay $5,000 to a prisoner who received deliberately indifferent medical care. According to Humberto Preciado’s 42 U.S.C. § 1983 suit, medical staff at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison ...
Article • June 15, 2010 • from PLN June, 2010
Sixth Circuit: Shy Bladder Suit Returned to District Court by The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part the dismissal of a prisoner’s lawsuit alleging violations under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Danny Ray Meeks, a ...
Article • September 15, 2009
Forced Catheterization to Perform Drug Test Constitutional by On May 15, 2008, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court's grant of summary judgment to the defendants in a § 1983 action filed by 68-year-old Missouri prisoner Joel LeVine. LeVine alleged that the defendants, a guard and ...
Seventh Circuit Affirms Denial of Deliberate Indifference Claim by On July 14, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld a grant of summary judgment for two doctors accused of deliberate indifference. Greg Duckworth, an Illinois prisoner, sued two prison physicians after it was discovered that he ...
Failure to Treat Immigrant Detainee’s Fatal Penile Cancer Ruled “Beyond Cruel” by John Dannenberg Failure to Treat Immigrant Detainee’s Fatal Penile Cancer Ruled “Beyond Cruel” by John E. Dannenberg A U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.) has ruled that the repeated failure of U.S. immigration authorities over an eleven-month period to ...
Article • January 15, 2008
Nebraska Prisoner's Transfer to Another Prison Was Lawful by Robert Hunt, a Nebraska state prisoner, is a Seventh Day Adventist. After nearly 20 years at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP), he was transferred to the Tecumseh State Correctional Institute (TSCI) against his will. As a result he lost his job ...
Article • December 15, 2007
Paruresis No Excuse for Failure to Urinate Absent Medical Verification by Oregon State pro se prisoner Richard Sheeny appealed a U.S. District Court grant of summary judgment to prison officials denying his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action. He alleged constitutional violations when he was disciplined for failure to urinate because ...
Article • December 15, 2007
Dismissed Paruresis Action Remanded for Proper Venue by Pro se Tennessee State prisoner Barton Hawkins petitioned for a writ of certiorari to review disciplinary actions taken against him for refusing to comply with a drug screening. He alleged that he suffered from paruresis (shy bladder syndrome) which hindered urine production. ...
Paruresis Diagnosis Required for Justification of Urinalysis Noncompliance by New York State pro se prisoner Victor Cruz appealed, by way of CPLR article 78, disciplinary findings and actions taken against him for failure to provide a urine sample. Cruz claimed that paruresis (shy bladder syndrome) prevented his compliance. The findings ...
Article • December 15, 2007
Absent Medical Documentation, Disciplinary Action for Failure to Urinate Stands by New York State Prisoner Leslie Becker petitioned for review of a 2001 Department of Correctional Services disciplinary action resulting from his inability to produce a urine sample. The judgment was affirmed. When Becker could not provide a urine sample, ...
Article • May 15, 2007
Jail Doctor Given Qualified Immunity For Involuntarily Catheterizing Prisoner by The plaintiff was involuntarily catheterized to remove urine (unsuccessfully, since he was struggling) because the doctor was concerned that he might have a neurological injury. The plaintiff's Fourth Amendment claim is rejected. At 1116: "Invasions of the body for medical ...
Denial of Witnesses in Pee-Shy Urine Case Reversed by Denial of Witnesses In Pee-Shy Urine Case Reversed The court of appeals for the Second circuit affirmed in part, reversed and remanded in part, a district court's dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a federal prisoner in New York. The prisoner ...
Article • May 15, 2007
Prisoner Fails To Show Retaliation, Deliberate Indifference by The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida entered summary judgment against a prisoner's § 1983 action alleging deliberate indifference and retaliation by a prison nurse practitioner (N.P.). Walter Pate, a Florida state prisoner, was diagnosed as having HIV, ...
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