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Caiozzo v. Koreman, No. 05-4002

By FindLaw Staff on September 22, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action for deliberate indifference to a prisoner's medical needs, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where the standard for analyzing a claim of deliberate indifference to the health or safety of a convicted prison inmate held in state custody as a violation of the right of the inmate to be free from cruel and unusual punishment under the Eighth Amendment is also applicable to claims brought by pretrial state detainees under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, and there was no evidence in the record from which a reasonable juror could conclude in the affirmative.

Read Caiozzo v. Koreman, No. 05-4002

Appellate Information

Argued: October 24, 2008

Decided: September 22, 2009


Opinion by Judge Sack


For Appellant:

Chad A. Jerome

For Appellee:

Timothy S. Brennan

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