Case Lawyers

Ronald W. Chapman Sr., M.P.A., LL.M.

Founding Shareholder

President & CEO

All Offices – Main Office Sarasota
6841 Energy Court
Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone: (941) 893-3449

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Walter and Brooke Rycerz v Clients

Plaintiff fell on ice and severely re-fractured his lower leg. Plaintiff alleges that clients failed to properly treat his fractured leg. Plaintiff had a very difficult fracture to repair and clients did not breach any standard of care during his treatment nor did clients act negligently or cause Plaintiff’s damages.

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Harry Richmond v Clients

Plaintiff brought suit alleging that client’s administration of Amiodarone (anti-arrhythmic), prescribed to maintain patient’s abnormal heart rate, caused or worsened a pre-existing pulmonary fibrosis condition, resulting in death.

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Cameron Fitts v Clients

The Magistrate Judge properly found that Plaintiff had failed to show any evidence of deliberate indifference as to Defendant’s treatment of his Hepatitis C, where there was uncontradicted evidence that the doctor had provided treatment both before and after the alleged denial of treatment.

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Case Result: Prisoner Produced No Evidence to Contradict Medical Assessment, Treatment Decisions for Hepatitis C

Area of Law:
Civil Rights 42 USC 1983

Venue: 
6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Verdict:
Affirmed dismissal of case by lower court

Details:
Plaintiff Owens alleged that Defendants violated his Eighth Amendment right to adequate medical care by failing to treat his Hepatitis C virus with Imferon and Ribavirin. 

Although the inmate adequately alleged that he suffered from an objectively serious medical condition (Hepatitis C virus), the affidavits and medical records established that Defendants were not deliberately indifferent to that condition. 

A patient’s disagreement with his physicians over the proper medical treatment alleged no more than a medical malpractice claim, which was a tort actionable in state court but not cognizable as a federal constitutional claim. The inmate submitted no evidence that contradicted or otherwise called into question Defendants’ medical assessment or treatment decisions.

Because the inmate produced no evidence that Defendants acted with the culpable state of mind necessary to impose liability, the inmate’s claim failed.

Disclaimer:
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Case Lawyers

Ronald W. Chapman Sr., M.P.A., LL.M.

Founding Shareholder

President & CEO

All Offices – Main Office Sarasota
6841 Energy Court
Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone: (941) 893-3449

Related Providers

Related Case Results

Walter and Brooke Rycerz v Clients

Plaintiff fell on ice and severely re-fractured his lower leg. Plaintiff alleges that clients failed to properly treat his fractured leg. Plaintiff had a very difficult fracture to repair and clients did not breach any standard of care during his treatment nor did clients act negligently or cause Plaintiff’s damages.

Read More »

Harry Richmond v Clients

Plaintiff brought suit alleging that client’s administration of Amiodarone (anti-arrhythmic), prescribed to maintain patient’s abnormal heart rate, caused or worsened a pre-existing pulmonary fibrosis condition, resulting in death.

Read More »

Cameron Fitts v Clients

The Magistrate Judge properly found that Plaintiff had failed to show any evidence of deliberate indifference as to Defendant’s treatment of his Hepatitis C, where there was uncontradicted evidence that the doctor had provided treatment both before and after the alleged denial of treatment.

Read More »

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