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Detainee accuses doctor of deliberate indifference

Where there was sufficient evidence in the record for a reasonable juror to conclude that the delay in receiving treatment caused a significant injury to a detainee suffering from chronic Hepatitis C, or HCV, the doctor’s motion for summary judgment ...

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Doctor wasn’t deliberately indifferent to detainee

Where the mother of man who died from gallstones while in prison sued numerous individuals, the majority of her claims against the prison doctor were dismissed because the facts did not support claims for deliberate indifference or gross negligence. Background ...

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NC-based doctor subject to jurisdiction in WDVA

Although a doctor who allegedly examined the Martinsville-based patient through a telemedicine program was physically present in North Carolina, there was personal jurisdiction over the doctor. The doctor’s alleged tortious actions are considered to have occurred in Virginia since the ...

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