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Monday, March 20, 2017

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decides one Indiana case today

In Kenneth Collins v. Nadir Al-Shami (SD Ind., Pratt), a 14-page opinion, Judge Flaum writes:

Following an arrest for driving while intoxicated, Kenneth Collins was booked into the Jackson County Jail in Indiana. Collins later sued a jail physician and the physician’s employer (a private corporation) under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and Indiana state law, claiming that the doc‐ tor had provided inadequate medical care to Collins during his detention. The district court awarded summary judgment to defendants, and we affirm.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on March 20, 2017 03:58 PM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions