Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Bernardo S. Garza (argued), Callier & Garza, Houston, TX, Jamshyd Michael Zadeh, Fort Worth, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
Celamaine Cunniff, Asst. Atty. Gen. (argued), Austin, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.
Before DeMOSS, STEWART and CLEMENT, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
CARL E. STEWART, Circuit Judge:
Raymond Burleson ("Burleson"), an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, brought this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action against prison officials, alleging they violated the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment by exposing him to hazardous conditions while he was working as a welder in the Boyd Unit Stainless Steel Plant. Burleson appeals the magistrate judge's decision to grant the Defendants'...
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