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A Sixth Circuit Court panel ruled in the plaintiffs’ favor 3-0 and then quickly denied a motion to reconsider.
A document filed Nov. 19, 2018 from SCOTUS Clerk Scott S. Harris to the Clerk of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals read, “The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.”
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An administrator of Richardson’s estate filed the suit against Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, jail officers and personnel from NaphCare, the jail’s contracted health-care provider.
NaphCare settled, according to court documents. Montgomery County Probate Court records indicate the NaphCare settlement payment was for $500,000.
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The case docket doesn’t yet indicate a hearing when a new trial date will be set.
Richardson was in jail for not appearing for a court hearing related to unpaid child support. He would have been released if $2,500 had been posted on his behalf, according to court documents.
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