They Have Rights Too - How to Win an Inmate Medical Neglect Case

Event Description

Remote Only Event (Date moved from 2/28/24). Online registration is closed. To register, email Tram Nguyen at .

This presentation will cover a broad range of considerations and trial skills to win inmate medical neglect cases. These include:
• Presuit | This CLE will cover the importance of obtaining all of the evidence you can presuit through data practices requests. This includes incident reports, jail or prison video footage and investigation reports. 
• Who is at-fault?  Correctional staff or private medical provider and why does it matter?
• Federal vs State Court | Which venue should I choose for my lawsuit? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each forum?
• Official Immunity vs. Qualified Immunity
• How to establishing rule violations by focusing on jail policies and procedures. 
• How to effectively depose correctional staff and medical experts.
Motion Practice:
• Defeating the defenses of Official Immunity and Qualified Immunity.
• How to successfully try an inmate medical neglect case. 

Oliver Edward Nelson, III| Attorney and Owner, Magna Law Firm

Civil Litigation Section Member: Free
MSBA Member: $15
Non-Member: $45
New Admittee/Law Student: Free

CLE Credits:  1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 498927

Registration Deadline:  June 7th, 2024. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Program Manager: Tram Nguyen |

Payments/Cancellations: Please register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form. Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager with at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.


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Tuesday, June 11, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom