Oct 27, 2016 ... Although the prison health care giant Corizon Health Inc. had a contract to provide health screening and medical care at the jail, no one from the on-site Corizon staff made any effort to see Green or talk to him. Green was placed in a cell by himself. He wasn't provided with any psychiatric treatment.
In the late 1960s, the courts' approach to these cases began to change and the prisoner's constitutional right to adequate health care began to develop. In the landmark case of Estelle v. Gamble, the Supreme Court held all prisoners have the right to adequate medical care while incarcerated, and evidence of state prison ...