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Attorneys for an Oklahoma County File Appeal in a $33 Million Wrongful Death Judgment

Attorneys for Ottawa County filed an appeal in the $33 million judgment for an inmate wrongful death lawsuit.

In 2015, court documents state Ellis turned himself in for a DUI warrant to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. Those documents state Ellis was in good health at that time.

Twelve days later, he died.

Earlier this year, a jury awarded the Terral Ellis’ estate (family) in the lawsuit. According to court documents, the jury states the Ottawa County Sheriff, in his official capacity, violated Ellis’ Constitutional right to adequate medical care.

Read the source article at KOAM

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