Less than a day after lawyers representing Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center moved to quash a report from a doctor who had inspected the facility, U.S. Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann of the Eastern District of New York denied the motion, finding that the MDC inmates’ lawyers were allowed to file the report even though the doctor had already been deposed.
The report from Homer Venters, a doctor specializing in the provision of medical care in jails and prisons, alleged serious failures in the MDC’s response to the coronavirus, including a lack of symptom screening and tracking, inadequate personal protective equipment and the destruction of medical records.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]