In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action based on a prisoner's suicide, summary judgment for defendants is reversed where: 1) a reasonable jury could find that defendant police officers were liable for their deliberate indifference to plaintiff's serious medical need; and 2) defendant city could be found liable for failure to properly train the officers.
Argued and Submitted October 20, 2008
Filed July 24, 2009
Opinion by Judge Reinhardt
Terri Keyser-Cooper, Reno, NV
John J. Kadlic, Reno City Attorney, Reno, NV
Donald L. Christensen, Deputy City Attorney, Reno, NV