Daniella Blaine, Administratrix of the Estate Of Kenneth H. Cross, II, Deceased v. Louisville Metro Government; Corizon, Inc.; et al. 3:13-cv-00427-CRS, 768 Fed. Appx. 515 (6th Cir. 2019)
Sean Ragland and Jack Phillips recently defended an award of summary judgment to their clients, Corizon, Inc. and two employed nurses, in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 “deliberate indifference” case before the United Stated Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit. The Plaintiff claimed that her brother suffered neglect and deliberate indifference in violation of his constitutional right to medical care when he died of a drug overdose while in custody at a Louisville Metro Department of Corrections. Corizon, a correctional facility healthcare services provider, and the nurses were found to have provided appropriate assessment, management, and monitoring of Mr. Cross by the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Kentucky and the Sixth Circuit. The case will now be remanded to Jefferson County Circuit Court for continued litigation of the Plaintiff’s state law claims of negligence, gross negligence, and wrongful death.