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Civil Rights: Inmate Death – Deliberate Indifference – Qualified Immunity

Where prison officers were aware that an inmate had mental and physical illnesses and was vomiting and requesting medical attention throughout the night and the officers took no action, the record was sufficient to show deliberate indifference despite the defendants' claim that they thought the inmate was vomiting because he had ingested shampoo, and the ...