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

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President & CEO

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

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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 Argued Change in Medication Led to Fall, Spine Injury; Summary Judgment Entered

Areas of Law:
Civil Rights 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (Monell claim)
Medical Malpractice

Venue:
U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2014)

Verdict:
Dismissed on Summary Judgment

Details:
Plaintiff Shehee was diagnosed with Type II diabetes and placed on Lantus one month before being incarcerated in the county jail. The on-duty physician changed Plaintiff’s medication from Lantus to NPH 70/30. For five months, Plaintiff continued to receive his medication twice daily without incident. His HA1C remained high.

On Sept. 30, he received his morning insulin and at 9:30 a.m. became dizzy and fell, hitting his head. He suffered a fractured cervical spine, was operated on twice, and spent three weeks in the hospital.

In suing, he asserted a Monell claim that Lantus was discontinued to save money with no legitimate medical purpose. Plaintiff attempted to admit newspaper articles and other cases alleging cost savings in correctional medical care lead to deliberate indifference.

The court disagreed and the case was dismissed following our summary judgment motion.

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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

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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