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Lacey Houghton and Skyler Wilson Obtain Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgment Affirming Summary Judgment for Healthcare Client

December 21, 2020

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of Lacey Houghton and Skyler Wilson’s client, a nurse sued by a correctional facility inmate. The Plaintiff filed suit in Federal District Court, alleging our nursing client was deliberately indifferent to his medical needs. Lacey and Skyler obtained a summary judgment ruling in favor of their client from the District Court, which held the Plaintiff failed to exhaust his administrative remedies prior to filing suit. Plaintiff appealed to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed the District Court’s ruling and upheld summary judgment.

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