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Jail officials accused of failing to prevent attack

Where a detainee who was violently assaulted by two other detainees alleged that he was incarcerated under conditions which posed a substantial risk of serious harm and that jail officials each acted with deliberate indifference to that risk, his claims ...

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Attorney disqualified from representing claimants

Where the Social Security Administration, or SSA, disqualified an attorney from representing disability claimants before the agency because he had been disbarred by two state bars, and the attorney challenged that decision on multiple grounds, each of his challenges was ...

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Medical professionals sued for deliberate indifference

Where a former detainee alleged that a doctor and dentist delayed in administering prescribed medical treatment, his deliberate indifference claims survived their motion to dismiss. Because the detainee did not show that two nurses were deliberately indifferent, however, they were ...

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