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Deliberate indifference claim arising from overdose dismissed (access required)

The allegations did not support the conclusion the inmate’s need for medical attention was sufficiently obvious or that the defendants actually knew of and disregarded an excessive risk of serious harm. Background On July 25, 2016, a sheriff’s deputy found David Wayne Mays asleep and slumped over the steering wheel of a parked vehicle. The deputy observed ...