Web Results

www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2003/may/15/federal-legal-standards-for-prison-medical-care

May 15, 2003 ... 1 Estelle v. Gamble, 429 U.S. 97, 103, 97 S.Ct. 285 (1976). ("An inmate must rely on prison authorities to treat his medical needs; if the authorities fail to do so ... Alabama, 559 F.2d 283, 291 (5th Cir.1977) (state's obligations under Eighth Amendment ends if it furnishes its prisoners with reasonably adequate ...

www.corizonhealth.com/Corizon-News/connections/landmark-case-guarantees-prisoners-the-right-to-medical-care

The medical care program at the Tucker Prison Farm within the Arkansas prison system was operated by a prisoner with no medical or nursing training who ran an ... Similar conditions were found in prison systems in other states, including Alabama, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania. ... In the landmark case of Estelle v.

www.splcenter.org/20161027/profits-vs-prisoners-how-largest-us-prison-health-care-provider-puts-lives-danger

Oct 27, 2016 ... One prisoner, who served as a runner in the medical ward for years at an Alabama prison, told the SPLC that he has seen firsthand a Corizon-employed doctor's reluctance to send other prisoners to an offsite hospital. He spoke to the SPLC recently. “Corizon,” he said, “has totally destroyed the medical ...

www.osha.gov/enforcement/cwsa/corizon-health-inc-correctional-medical-associates-of-ny-and-correctional-dental-associates-of-new-york-07012015

Corporate-Wide Settlement Agreements; Corizon Health, Inc.; Correctional Medical Associates of NY; and Correctional Dental Associates of New York .... (1) Implementing numerous physical changes and improvements to the facilities, including installation of panic alarms, cuff bars, immovable inmate seating in health ...

www.malpracticeteam.com/blog/2013/december/lawsuit-alleges-medical-neglect-by-private-priso

Dec 19, 2013 ... A federal lawsuit by a prison inmate claims that prison officials denied her adequate medical care. Lester v. Hickson, et al, No. 1:13-cv-01118, complaint ( D.N.M., Nov. 20, 2013). The case ... Another private corporation, Corizon, had a contract with the state to provide medical care to inmates. The plaintiff ...

www.ncmd.uscourts.gov/sites/ncmd/files/opinions/14cv730moo_0.pdf

Aug 4, 2015 ... The County contracted with Corizon to provide medical care to inmates housed in the County jail. (Doc. 20 ¶ 100.) Under the contract, Corizon was to provide “24 hour emergency medical care,. 7 days a week to all inmates,” “meet or exceed the written directives of the Guilford County Health Services ...