Downey v. Penn. Dept. of Corr.

Unlike that Robert Downey, this Robert Downey was an inmate in state prison and suffered from severe glaucoma. In Downey v. Penn. Dept. of Corr., the 3rd Circuit held that he did not fail to exhaust his administrative remedies in this Section 1983 prison litigation case because he faced an emergency and an urgent need … Read more

Hardy v. Shaikh

Between December 27, 2017, and March 30, 2018, Hardy filed no less than twelve grievances seeking medical care for the worsening condition of his leg, all of which were rejected on varying grounds. A few months after the last rejection, Hardy’s fears came to pass and medical staff determined it was necessary to amputate a … Read more