December 8, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

$480,000 Settlement Approved for Pregnant Ex-Inmate Who Claims She Lost Baby Due to ‘Delayed Transportation’ to Hospital

A former prison inmate who was pregnant and alleges she suffered a miscarriage when sheriff’s deputies stopped at a Starbucks while driving her to a hospital has been approved to receive a $480,000 settlement in her federal wrongful death lawsuit.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve the proposed settlement in a closed-door session, according to minutes of the meeting.
The civil rights case, titled “Sandra Quinones v. County of Orange” involved the “delayed transportation of a jail inmate to Anaheim Global Medical Center,” according to the records.
A complaint was filed in April 2020 by Sandra Quinones, who is no longer in custody. In it, she alleges that she was six months pregnant when she was incarcerated in March 2016 in the Orange County Jail….
Source: The Epoch Times