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Brief • March 30, 2017
Henricks v. Pickaway CI, OH, Complaint, Appendicitis Misdiagnosis, 2008 Case: 2:08-cv-00580-GCS-MRA Doc #: 3 Filed: 06/18/08 Page: 1 of 79 PAGEID #: 95 R c::;'. <""~JVEft THE UNITED ST ATES DISTRICT COURT ~-' . ifOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO JUN 17 2006 JAMl<A> ~'--'NINI, CLERK COLUMBUS, OHIO Jgl:m HeRrieks ...
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, ...
$250,000 Settlement for Family of Federal Prisoner Who Suffered Fatal Heart Attack After Being Refused Medical Attention by Lonnie Burton On December 2, 2002, the U.S. Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement with the family of a former federal prisoner who died of a heart attack after he ...
US District Court Upholds Prisoner's Medical Suit against County and Healthcare Providers by On February 9, 2012 Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania upheld claims of deliberate indifference by individual defendants, vicarious liability of Correctional Medical Care, Inc. ("CMC"), and professional malpractice. Peter D'Agostino, a prisoner in the Montgomery County Correctional ...
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 ...
60% of Louisiana Prison Doctors Disciplined by Medical Board by Matthew Clarke Of the fifteen physicians employed by the Louisiana prison system, nine have received medical board disciplinary sanctions. Of those nine, two have served time in federal prison, five are on probation, two have their practice limited to "institutional ...
Illinois DOC Settles Lawsuit Over Mental Health Treatment by Derek Gilna It took eight years but civil rights attorneys finally prevailed in a federal lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC), entering into a settlement that requires prison officials to provide 11,000 mentally ill state prisoners with adequate mental ...
Hawaii Prisoner Awarded $7.2 Million after Losing His Fingers and Feet by Christopher Zoukis In October 2011, 30-year-old Aaron David Persin was accosted by police officers for having an open container of alcohol. When they determined that he had warrants for missing traffic court they arrested Persin, who was homeless. ...
Ellis et al v. CCA, IN, Complaint, nurses sued based on poor conditions and inadequate treatment, 2011 STATE OF INDIANA COUNTY OF MARION ) ) SS: ) MARION COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CAUSE NO. HARRIETT ELLIS, TIA MARTIN, ) DELORES McNEIL, ANONI ELMORE, ) PATRICIA FORREST, and SHAVON JONES, ) ) ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
M.H. et al v. County of Alameda, CA, Plf 2nd MiL to Limit Expert Testimony, medical screening, 2014 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 MICHAEL J. HADDAD/ State Bar #189114 JULIA SHERWIN/State Bar #189268 GENEVIEVE K. GUERTIN/State Bar #262479 T. KENNEDY HELM/State Bar #282319 HADDAD & SHERWIN 505 Seventeenth ...
Brief • July 12, 2016
Harrison v. County of Alameda, CA, Deposition - Wild, medical evaluation alcohol withdrawal, 2014 HARRISON v. COUNTY OF ALAMEDA DEPOSITION OF KATHRYN J. WILD, RN, MPA, CCHP CONDENSED TRANSCRIPT January 20, 2014 CRANGLE REPORTING SERVICES (510) 653-1312 www.cranglereporting.com DEPOSITION OF KATHRYN J. WILD, RN, MPA, CCHP DEPOSITION OF KATHRYN J. ...
Article • September 24, 2015 • from PLN October, 2015
16 Years of Failure to Treat Neurological Disorder Results in $48,000 Award by David Reutter 16 Years of Failure to Treat Neurological Disorder Results in $48,000 Award by David Reutter A New York Court of Claims awarded a prisoner $48,000 for pain and suffering caused by prison medical staff rendering ...
Article • August 28, 2015 • from PLN September, 2015
Washington Prisoner Granted Injunction Ordering Outside Orthopedic Evaluation by Mark Wilson Washington Prisoner Granted Injunction Ordering Outside Orthopedic Evaluation by Mark Wilson A Washington federal district court issued a preliminary injunction ordering prison officials to have an orthopedic specialist evaluate a prisoner&rsquo;s shoulder injury. Washington prisoner Shawn Francis began complaining ...
Corizon Needs a Checkup: Problems with Privatized Correctional Healthcare by Greg Dober Corizon, the nation’s largest for-profit medical services provider for prisons, jails and other detention facilities, was formed in June 2011 through the merger of Prison Health Services (PHS) and Correctional Medical Services (CMS). In April 2013, the debt-rating ...
New York Prisoner Awarded Almost $16 Million Due to Poor Medical Treatment by Christopher Zoukis In March 2012, a New York state prisoner was awarded $15.7 million after being left a quadriplegic due to inadequate medical care. The judgment was entered by a New York Court of Claims which found ...
California: State Not Liable for Failure to Provide Needed Treatment so Long as Medical Care is Summoned by On January 15, 2013, the California Court of Appeal held that state prison officials were immune from liability, as a matter of law, for decisions that resulted in a prisoner failing to ...
Qualified Immunity Denied to Nurses who Ignored Prisoner's Symptoms of Active TB; $2.28 Million in Damages, Fees and Costs on Remand by The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held on July 12, 2012 that a former prisoner had presented sufficient evidence against three nurses to overcome qualified immunity in a ...
Brief • August 7, 2013
Hernandez v. United States, FL, Settlement, Misdiagnosis Causes Permanent Disability, 2013 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA OCALA DIVISION ROBERT LEE HERNANDEZ, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 5: 11-CV-00370-MSS-PRL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendant. --------------------~' STIPULATION FOR COMPROMISE SETTLEMENT AND RELEASE OF FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT CLAIMS PURSUANT TO ...
Article • July 15, 2013 • from PLN July, 2013
Sixth Circuit: Failed Cancer Diagnosis Not Deliberately Indifferent by The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court's denial of qualified immunity to a Michigan prison doctor and nurse accused of failing to diagnose a prisoner's bone cancer. On February 13, 2007, Mound Correctional Facility prisoner Joshua Reilly ...
Article • May 15, 2012 • from PLN May, 2012
Filed under: Medical, Cancer, Misdiagnosis
$3,750 Posthumous Settlement in California Prisoner’s Medical Suit by State officials have settled a federal lawsuit against California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation medical staff that alleged lengthy delays in the diagnosis and treatment of a prisoner’s stomach cancer. Gerardo Richardo Gallegos was a California state prisoner who did not ...
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