SacBee: Lawsuit claims Nevada County jailers broke inmate’s leg, ignored his pleas for help

“An inmate says Nevada County jailers broke his leg, then left him on a curb behind the jail,” according to the Sacramento Bee.

“The suit claims the man suffered an estimated $1.5 million in damages that include pain and suffering, cost of treatment and the ’emotional and mental distress caused by the rough handling, demeaning taunts, physical beating and having his leg broken while handcuffed,'” The Bee is reporting.

The article is here.

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.

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