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Jury to decide if prison officials violated inmate’s rights (access required)

Where the evidence showed one official within the prison’s health department was aware of the plaintiff’s Hepatitis C status, lack of treatment and resulting risk of harm, and another official postponed treatment for inmates with Hepatitis C knowing it would create a substantial risk of harm, a jury will decide if the officials’ conduct rose ...