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Prison, medical employees may be liable for detainee’s death (access required)

Where the administratrix for a detainee who died from gallstones sued prison and medical officials, their motions to dismiss were largely denied because the complaint plausibly alleged facts showing deliberate indifference, gross negligence and ordinary negligence. Background This action arises out of defendants’ alleged failure to provide Charles Duynes with requested and necessary medical treatment while detained ...