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Medical Staff Face Detainee Death Claims (access required)

An administrator for the estate of a pretrial detainee who died at Richmond City Justice Center after medical staff allegedly placed him on an opiate, rather than a benzodiazepine, withdrawal regimen, states plausible claims for negligence and deliberate indifference by defendant medical provider. After the detainee’s death, the medical staff at the jail completed a Medical ...