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Inmate alleges health care providers' negligence caused him pain


By Bree Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

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CHARLESTON — A Southern Regional Jail inmate is suing a health care provider and employees, alleging negligence, vicarious liability, and violation of the plaintiff's right under the West Virginia constitution and violation of public policy, 

Eric Day filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against PrimeCare Medical of West Virginia Inc. and/or John/Jane Doe, alleging they were not able to properly provide medical care and treatment for his broken arm.

According to the complaint, Day was seriously injured and needed medical attention for his broken arm but wasn't properly given the required care and treatment. 

The plaintiff alleges PrimeCare Medical of West Virginia and/or John/Jane Doe had a duty to provide Day with adequate medical care and failed to timely send him for an X-ray and orthopedic care.

Day seeks trial by jury, damages including medical expenses, physical injury, punitive damages, court costs, pre- and post-judgment interests, attorney fees and expenses. He is represented by attorney Paul M. Stroebel of Stroebel & Johnson PLLC in Charleston.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number 18-C-1160

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