AELE LAW LIBRARY OF CASE SUMMARIES:
Corrections Law for Jails, Prisons and Detention Facilities
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State of New York
liable for $35,000 for suicidal inmate's biting of x-ray technician who
helped to subdue him; technician could not recover for emotional distress
resulting from his fear of contracting AIDS. Hare v. State, 570 N.Y.S.2d
125 (A.D. 1991).
Prison carpentry supervisor and state liable for $8,500 for injuries to inmate who struck his hand on chisel which supervisor raised. Becnel v. Charlet, 569 So.2d 9 (La. App. 1990).
Warden and guards refused summary judgment on liability for escapee's assault on woman. Marley v. Huron Val. Men's Fac. Warden, 418 N.W.2d 430 (Mich. App. 1987).
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