DEATH-IN-CUSTODY CASES

  • *Deposition-prepared Federal Rule 26 Report. May 2003, appointed Expert Witness San Diego County USDC Case number 02-CV-02054-JM, (LAB), (Hoffman) in custody suicide case, Attorney Harry O. Schenk, Burton C. Jacobson & Harry O. Schenk, A Professional Corporation, Beverly Hills, CA, office number 310-553-8533. Case concluded Court granted Defendants motion for Summary Judgment (2004).
  • August 2003, retained Expert Witness Gibson v Washoe County, Nevada Case number 290 F. 3 rd . 1175 (9 th Cir. 2003) in custody death case, Attorney Jerry Mowbray, office number 755-322-9535. Case settled in favor of prisoners estate.
  • *Deposition & prepared Federal Rule 26 Report). December 2003-April 2004, retained as Expert Witness in custody death case The Estate of Shane Michael Spencer (Deceased) v City of Tulsa PD & Corrections Corporation of America, Northern District of Oklahoma Case number 03CV126 H (M), Case settled for Plaintiff, confidential award to Plaintiff. Attorney J. Christopher Davis, Law Offices of La Course & Davis, P.L.C., office number 918-744-7100.
  • June 2005, retained Corrections Expert by Attorney Doc Anthony Anderson III, 619-615-6580, review of CDC records re deceased inmate file no: PC00134DA, RCSC case no: BLC002888. Submitted report re findings of related case documents per attorney request.
  • **Testified & Deposition August 2007. July 2006, retained expert witness, Estate of Richard Alan Lebon, Case No. C05-03140-MJJ, Death in custody Case. US District Court of Northern California-San Francisco, attorney Kim Kuferer, telephone No. 510-843-2300. First Jury trial resulted in Hung Jury-Declared Mistrial. 2007. Case reached settlement agreement favorable to estate of client.
  • *Deposition Testimony April 2009. USDC Eastern District of California Case No. 2:7-CV-0661-FCD-JFM. Client Lorraine Servantes (in-behalf of Deceases David Lopez), vs. County of Sacramento. Attorneys Kelly T. Smith Sacramento, CA telephone 916-442-2019. Case on to 2010. Summary Jugement granted in favor of Defendants.
  • Retained expert witness August 2009. Client Potter Law Firm Cal J. Potter III , Esq. Plaintiff Romero v. Nevada Department of Corrections et. al. DOL: 12/28/2006. Death in custody allegedly by prison gang member(s) or staff. Contact numbers 702-385-1954.
  • Retained expert witness February 2010. Client Ryan George (Deceased), Death In Custody (Medical Deliberate Indifference),Case No. 0:08-cv-02675-EDL. USDC Northern District of California. Law Firm Sanford, Wittels & Heister, LLP New York, NY telephone no. 646-723-2947.
  • Retained expert witness February 2010. Client Dougherty v. McDaniel USDC (Patrick Cavanuagh, Sr. - Deceased), Case No. 3:08 cv-00192-HDM-VPC - USDC District of Nevada. Attorney Potter Law Offices Cal Potter, Esq. telephone 702-385-1954.
  • October 21010. Retained expert witness. Prepared Federal Rule 26 Report, USDC Southern District of MS, Western Division. Mississippi case Number 5:09CV153-DCB-JMR, Telisa Brown et. al.(Estate of Solomom Harris), vs Issaquena County Mississippi. Cox Law Office, attorney John H. Cox III,. TelephoneNo. 622-332-2000. Cash settlement awarded Estate of Deceased/Case Closed.
  • Retained expert witness November 2010. Client: Law Firm of Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery. Case: Jimmy Ray Hatfield, Wrongful Death (In-Custody) vs. Cear Lake County Sheriff's Department. Contact: Michael D. Green, Attorney 707-542-5050.
  • June 2011. Retained by Client Brenda Carpenter/Shannon M. Mc Murry Law Office, P.C. 2642 21st. Street Suite 190 Tulsa, Oklahoma telephone No. 918-960-2727; to review death in custody case of decedent Eric Joseph Dover, Margis Roe v. Avalon Correctional Services Inc.,. Case documents reviewed and submitted case review notes for case settlement conference scheduled. Case settled in favor of Decedent's family.
  • Retained expert witness July 2011. Client: Griffith & Garza, L.L.P. attorney law Firm 426 West Caffery Ave. contact: 956-971-9446; Representing: Cause No. 2011-CV-0226-A; representing Management Traning Corporation (MTC) private Corrections Coproration; Death-in-Custody by Suicide/Hanging in re: Hilario And Rosalinda Loredo 197th Judicial District Court of Willacy County Texas.
  • *Deposition Testimony September 2011. Retained expert witness August 2011. Law Offices Mayall, Hurley, Knutsen, Smith & Green 2453 Grand Canal Blvd., Stockton, CA 95207, Telephone: 209-477-3833, Attorney Mark Berry. Client San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department, Custody Division Suicide Death in-custody; Decedent Dennis James Brooks, Federal Rule 26 Report submitted in matter.  Matter continues into 2012.
  • Retained Expert Witness December 2, 2011 - prepared Federal Rule 26 Report. Client: John JanMarkt & Associates Federal Civil Case Lancaster SP Death In Custody Medical Care Indifference: In behalf of Ella Aaron Estate. Contact Info: Janmarkt & Associates 2049 Century Park East, Suite 3850 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Teelphone?Fax: 310- 226-7676 - 310- 226-7677. Case resolved in favor of Plaintiff.
  • Retained expert witness in old case (dating back to 2006-2007) of Aaron Patterson Suicide In-Custody Arizona DOC. Law Firm of Robbins & Curtin PLLC, 301 Bethany Home Road Suite B-100 Phoenix, Arizona 85012; Telephone 602-285-0100/Fax 602-285-0267.
  • Retained expert witness January 2012. Client: Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg & Jeck PC 1634 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Tel. 215-546-6636  Fax 215-546-0118 Contact Dino Privitera. In behalf of Jamie M. Bell as administrator of the estate of Steven Charles Bell Deceased vs. Cumberland County et. al.
  • Retained expert witness July 25, 2012. Client: Law Offices of Andrew A. Smits 36 Executive Park, Suite 160 Irvine, CA 92614-1704 Tel: 949-833-1025  Fax: 949-833-1027 E-Mail: asmits@smitslaw.com. In-Custody-Death by suicide-Hanging.  In Behalf of the Estate of Wedgeworth vs. City of New Port Beach, et. al. Orange County Superior Court Case Number: 30-2011-00493787.
  • Retained expert witness August 1, 2012. Client Cal J. Potter, III, Esq. Potter Law offices A Professional Law Corporation 1125 Shadow Lane Las Vegas, Nevada 89102 Tel: 702-385-1954 Fax: 702-385-9081 E-Mail: info@potterlawoffices.com in behalf of Morales vs. City of North Las Vegas Death-in-Custody, USDC Las Vegas..
  • Rettained expert witness April 2015 by attorney --Farmington,  New Mexico--- Death in Custody.
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