No. 08-10918.

591 F.3d 445 (2009)

Stanley SHEPHERD, Plaintiff-Appellee Cross-Appellant, v. DALLAS COUNTY, Defendant-Appellant Cross-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

December 18, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Don A. Tittle, Dallas, TX, Debbie Branscum (argued), Bedford, TX, Robert Lawrence Chaiken, Chaiken & Chaiken, P.C., Dallas, TX, for Shepherd.

Dolena Tutt Westergard (argued), Dallas, TX, for Dallas County.

Before JONES, Chief Judge, and GARZA and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

EDITH H. JONES, Chief Judge:

Stanley Shepherd, a pretrial detainee, suffered a stroke and permanent disability due to the failure of the Dallas County Jail to administer the pills he had to take to ameliorate his chronic hypertension. That failure, Shepherd showed below, was not an unintended error but the predictable result of a de facto policy that denied inmates adequate care for chronic conditions. At summary judgment, the district court ruled that Shepherd...

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