No. 10-3753.

681 F.3d 949 (2012)

Jose Luis GONZALEZ, Appellee, v. UNITED STATES of America, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: June 18, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William G. Cole , argued, Thomas M. Bondy , on the brief, Department of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, DC, for appellant.

Milton A. DeJesus , argued, Little Rock, AR, for appellee.

Before RILEY, Chief Judge, COLLOTON, and GRUENDER, Circuit Judges.

COLLOTON, Circuit Judge.

Jose Luis Gonzalez filed suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2671-2680, alleging that employees of the United States negligently caused significant delay in the proper treatment of leg injuries that he suffered while an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Forrest City, Arkansas. After a two-day bench trial, the district court1 found the government liable and awarded compensatory...

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