United States Fifth Circuit

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Delaughter v. Woodall, 16-60246

Held that a prison's medical administrator could be sued for allegedly violating an inmate's Eighth Amendment rights by failing to provide medically necessary hip replacement and reconstructive surgery. Reversed a summary judgment that had been granted on the basis of sovereign and qualified immunity, and remanded in relevant part.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/11/19


  • Haynes


  • United States Fifth Circuit


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