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Civil Rights: Inmate Action- Deliberate Indifference- Dental Pain

Where a plaintiff who was arrested while recovering from dental surgery brought an action alleging deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs based on the officers’ refusal to provide him with any pain medications, the two days’ delay of pain treatment could be the basis of a constitutional claim, and the plaintiff stated a claim ...