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Colostomy alleviation was serious medical need (access required)

Given evidence that two prison doctors failed to address the plaintiff’s need for approved stoma reversal surgery, summary judgment in their favor on a federal prisoner’s Eighth Amendment claims was not merited. The plaintiff was appointed counsel as to claims not dismissed. Background While in federal custody in 2013, Plaintiff Robert Champion’s colon became infected. He had ...