Riverside County Reaches Tentative Settlement To Resolve Inmate Health Care Lawsuit
On Friday, Riverside County announced that it has reached a tentative settlement in a case that challenged the quality of health care and mental health care for inmates at the county's five jails. The proposed settlement, which must be approved by the county Board of Supervisors, would increase staffing, telemedicine and telepsychiatry at the jails to expand health care services.
- "Riverside County Settles on Inmate Heath Care, Cost Unclear" (AP/Washington Times, 10/31).
- "RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Jail Health Care Lawsuit Settled" (Horseman, Riverside Press Enterprise, 10/30).