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No immunity for prison officials over inadequate medical care (access required)

Where necessary and effective medical treatment was a right clearly established in the law, the complaint plausibly alleged there was “no medical reason” to withhold treatment;  nor was there grounds for dismissal based on qualified immunity. Background Plaintiff’s complaint, filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleges that defendants provided plaintiff with constitutionally inadequate medical care during ...