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Inmates injured in wreck while being transported – $195,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiffs were inmates in custody of Loudoun County sheriffs in transit to a Lynchburg facility due to overcrowding. Two vans transported 12 inmates, each secured with three-point shackles in locked cages on slick, unpadded seats without belts. Plaintiff alleged the guards played the “meet game” where guards rapidly stopped and started so the inmates ...