Brickbat: Bad Medicine


Tiffany Davis’ family sued Muskegon County in Michigan, Muskegon Sheriff Michael Poulin and other defendants claiming that Davis died from inadequate medical treatment while Davis was being held for violating probation. Her cellmate, her mother, said that they requested officials at the jail to transport Davis to the hospital when she started having seizures and headaches. The ambulance was not called by the jail until the following day. The brain hemorhages she suffered from an infection caused her death five days later. Attorney representing the family already has a $2.4million settlement from the county to pay for the estate of the man who suffered seizures while in jail but did not get timely medical attention. The case involves four jail guards.’s first article was Brickbat: Bad Medicine