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Tag Archives: Deliberate Indifference

Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Deliberate Indifference-Exhaustion Requirements

Where an Arkansas inmate challenged the dismissal of his claim of deliberate indifference to his medical needs, the action was properly dismissed because the inmate failed to exhaust his administrative remedies. Judgment is affirmed. Boyd v. Rechcigl (MLW No. 74423/Case ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Nosebleeds-Deliberate Indifference

Where an inmate brought a deliberate-indifference claim against a doctor, the district court properly found that even if the inmate’s nasal problems, including nosebleeds, qualified as objectively serious medical needs, the record did not show that the doctor was deliberately ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Excessive Force-Deliberate Indifference

SWAT officers arrived at what they believed to be an apprehended homicide suspect’s home to search for evidence. A woman inside the home answered the door and indicated she would unlock the front screen for officers. However, they threw a ...

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Torts: Sexual Assault by Fellow Student-Title IX-Deliberate Indifference

Plaintiff alleged that she was sexually assaulted twice by a fellow student. Plaintiff reported both incidents to school administrators. Dissatisfied with the school’s response, plaintiff filed the present Title IX action alleging deliberate indifference. The district court granted summary judgment ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Serious Medical Needs-Deliberate Indifference

Where an inmate challenged an adverse summary judgment on his claims that jail officials were deliberately indifferent to his serious medical needs, the judgment is affirmed because the inmate did not show deliberate indifference. Judgment is affirmed. Shelton v. McLeod ...

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Civil Practice: Inmate-Deliberate Indifference-Medical Needs

Plaintiff appealed the dismissal of his 42 U.S.C. §1983 action, alleging that corrections officers were deliberately indifferent to his medical needs in diagnosing and treating an earlier stroke, after he was transported to the hospital and diagnosed with suffering a ...

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Civil Rights: Title IX Claim-Deliberate Indifference-Student Rape

Where a college student who was sexually assaulted by another student sued the university after it failed to move her attacker to another living situation until the investigation was complete, summary judgment for the university is affirmed because there was ...

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Civil Rights: Excessive Force-Deliberate Indifference-Qualified Immunity

  Where the family of a man who died after a struggle with officers sued officers for excessive force and for exhibiting deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs, the judgment denying summary judgment based on qualified immunity is reversed ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Denial of Medical Care-Deliberate Indifference

Where plaintiff brought claims of false arrest, excessive force and denial of medical care against officers, the grant of sovereign immunity to the defendants was proper because the district court did not abuse its discretion in concluding that he failed ...

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