BECK v. JOY, 03-3211
On a claim that defendant failed to take adequate steps to prevent plaintiff's assault by a male patient, defendant is entitled to qualified immunity, as plaintiff failed to show defendant's supervisory and training decisions represented a substantial departure from accepted professional judgment, practice and standards.
- Decided 07/29/2004
- Published 07/29/2004
RILEY, Circuit Judge., Before MORRIS SHEPPARD ARNOLD, RILEY, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges.
United States Eighth Circuit
Counsel who presented argument on behalf of the appellants Cox and Houchins was Doug Leyshock, Assistant Attorney General, Jefferson City, MO. Virginia H. Murray, Assistant Attorney General, Jefferson City, MO also presented argument of behalf of appellant Houchins.
Counsel who presented argument on behalf of the appellee was Stuart H. King of Springfield, MO.