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No Supervisor Liability in Patient Death (access required)

In this lawsuit against a state mental health hospital’s director after hospital staff allegedly watched television instead of checking at 15-minute intervals on two patients, both there on court referrals, and failing to halt a patient already charged with attempted capital murder from strangling decedent patient, the 4th Circuit says the district court did not ...