Judge Strikes Testimony On Causation Of Mental Health In Detention Center

(September 2, 2015, 2:16 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on Sept. 1 struck a doctor’s testimony on his causation opinion concerning a formerly incarcerated man’s mental health status during his detention in solitary confinement; however, the judge allowed the doctor to testify on the standard of care provided by the detention center’s doctors (Matthew Nolan v. United States of America, No. 12-0247, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115807).

(Memorandum, opinion and order available. Document #30-150911-014Z.)

On June 16, 2014, Matthew Nolan filed a first amended complaint in the...
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