Barreiro v. The Medical Department of Dade Correctional Institution et al (16-CV-22404-RNS) – Updated 03/14/2017

Plaintiff’s claims compensatory damages against Dr. Delgado in his individual capacity on Eighth Amendment theories of deliberate indifference to serious medical needs and cruel and unusual punishment. Plaintiff alleges that Dr. Delgado’s delayed several hours in calling outside trauma assistance after Plaintiff suffered stab wounds and was sprayed with a chemical agent in his mouth. Plaintiff alleges that the chemical agent caused Plaintiff’s neck to become extremely swollen, that Plaintiff was chocking and could not breathe, and that he allegedly almost died. If interested, please email FLSD_ProBono@flsd.uscourts.gov.

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