5th Circuit Affirms Decision For Defendant In Wrongful Death Case

5th Circuit Affirms Decision For Defendant In Wrongful Death Case

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 21 upheld summary judgment for the defendant in a wrongful death action involving alleged medical negligence, agreeing that a prison facility fulfilled its obligation to provide health care services to an inmate who later died from cancer (Jackie Serigny v. Lafourche Parish Government, No. 13-30362, 5th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 23472).

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