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7th Circuit revives suit over Winnebago detainee’s death

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
July 25, 2023

A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit accusing an officer of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office of delaying medical treatment to a pretrial detainee who died in custody.

In a written opinion Thursday, a panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the officer’s arguments that the suit does not present sufficient evidence to show causation.

Read more about the decision from Grace Barbic's reporting in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

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