Nos. 90-5008, 90-5556.

936 F.2d 1208 (1991)

Kenny DAVIS, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Lt. James LOCKE and Lt. Gemelli, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

July 26, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George L. Waas, Asst. Atty. Gen., Tallahassee, Fla., for defendants-appellants.

William R. Amlong, Amlong & Amlong, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before HATCHETT and BIRCH, Circuit Judges, and RONEY, Senior Circuit Judge.

BIRCH, Circuit Judge:

This case involves a prison inmate who alleged that his civil rights were violated by two prison guards upon apprehension after an attempted escape. Appellee Kenny Davis claimed that appellants James Locke and Norman Gemelli violated his constitutional rights when they dropped him, headfirst, from the back of a pickup truck while his hands were shackled behind his back. After a jury trial, Davis was awarded punitive damages and attorneys' fees...

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