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Court: Fed Doctors Can’t Be Sued For Immigrant Death
Posted on 3 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the family of a now-deceased immigrant who was denied medical care for cancer while in custody cannot sue federal medical officials for damages. The law clearly states that the federal... Read More

Court: $1.73M Award For Man Denied Care In Custody
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A jury has awarded $1.73 million to the family of an illegal immigrant from El Salvador who died of penile cancer that went undiagnosed for more than a year while he was in state and federal custody. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury... Read More