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Tag Archives: Deliberate Indifference to Medical Needs

Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Medical Need-Deliberate Indifference

Where a detainee brought an action against prison officials claiming that they delayed his access to adequate medical treatment for a serious condition, summary judgment for the defendants is affirmed because the plaintiff failed to produce sufficient evidence to support ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Prison Inmate-Deliberate Indifference to Medical Needs

Plaintiff appealed from the adverse grant of summary judgment in his §1983 action alleging deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs. Where plaintiff failed to show that defendants acted with more than gross negligence or a culpability similar to criminal ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Pretrial Detainee-Deliberate Indifference to Medical Needs

Plaintiff appealed from the adverse grant of summary judgment in his §1983 action alleging deliberate indifference by corrections officers to his medical and psychiatric needs. On appeal, plaintiff contended that the district court considered inadmissible evidence, impermissibly resolved factual disputes ...

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Civil Practice: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Deliberate Indifference to Medical Needs-Failure to Provide Toothpaste

Plaintiff appealed from the adverse grant of summary judgment in his action alleging that prison officials were deliberately indifferent to his medical needs when they failed to provide him with toothpaste during his administrative segregation, causing him to suffer swelling ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Denial of Access to Courts-Deliberate Indifference to Medical Needs

Plaintiff appealed the dismissal and adverse grant of summary judgment on his §1983 claims of denial of access to legal materials, retaliation and deliberate indifference to medical needs. Where the district court did not abuse its discretion in ordering preservice ...

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