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File #: 18-708A    Version: 1
Type: County Attorney Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/1/2018 Department: County Attorney
On agenda: 6/5/2018 Final action: 6/5/2018
Title: Notice of new lawsuit and defense of the same by the County Attorney in the case of Terry Jones v. The State of Florida, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Pinellas County, Officer John Doe and Doctor John Doe; Middle District of Florida Case No. 8:17-cv-02888-SDM-AEP - allegations of negligence and violations of federal and state law.

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Notice of new lawsuit and defense of the same by the County Attorney in the case of Terry Jones v. The State of Florida, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, Pinellas County, Officer John Doe and Doctor John Doe; Middle District of Florida Case No. 8:17-cv-02888-SDM-AEP - allegations of negligence and violations of federal and state law.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Receive and file notice of new lawsuit and defense of the same by the County Attorney in the case of Terry Jones v. The State of Florida, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, Pinellas County, Officer John Doe and Doctor John Doe; Middle District of Florida Case No. 8:17-cv-02888-SDM-AEP.

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Strategic Plan:

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Summary:

This is a civil action in which the Plaintiff is alleging a claim for violations of federal and state law for failure to provide medical services and for negligent failure to provide adequate medical care while Plaintiff was incarcerated in the Pinellas County Jail.

The County Attorney’s Office will bring, on behalf of the County, all counterclaims, cross-claims, or third party claims as necessary or appropriate in the judgment of the County Attorney.

 

Background Information:

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Fiscal Impact:

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Staff Member Responsible:

Jewel White, County Attorney
John A. Powell, Jr., Sr. Assistant County Attorney

 

Partners:

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