In what is becoming a much too frequent statistic, another Marion County inmate, George Davis, passed away due to an apparent cardiac arrest. Mr. Davis was taken into custody at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9th. Around 11:35 p.m. that evening, staff at the Arrestee Processing Center determined that Mr. Davis needed medical attention and summoned EMS. Mr. Davis was dead less than 2 hours later.
Pavlack Law currently represents the family of a man who died at the Marion County Jail from a cardiac emergency that went untreated, in addition to several other inmates who died after failing to receive proper medical and or psychiatric care. Inmates have a constitutional right to receive the appropriate medical care while they are in custody. When law enforcement officials deny individuals this right, they can be held liable for the consequences of their actions or inactions. We must keep jails and prisons accountable for keeping inmates safe. Contact a jail wrongful death attorney at Pavlack Law now for a free and confidential consultation: 317-251-1100.