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Judge: Inmates’ Lead Injury Cases Stayed Pending Global Settlement Proceedings

(August 17, 2015, 11:26 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The federal judge in California presiding over a group of consolidated lawsuits brought by individual inmates who contend that they were poisoned by lead on Aug. 4 issued an order staying the cases pending global settlement proceedings (David Steven Terry v. Brad Smith, No. 13-1227, [consolidated], N.D. Calif.).

(Order available. Document #15-150818-012R.)


Norman Walter Hirscher, an inmate at San Quentin State Prison, sued a group of correctional officers at the prison in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California,...
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