Travis Magditch v. PrimeCare: Complaint


Travis struggled with heroin addiction and suffered from severe shortness of breath from asthma. The Magditch family had sued PrimeCare and Lehigh County in 2012, after Travis had been arrested for allegedly possessing drug paraphernalia and died of an asthma attack at the jail one day later.

The family’s attorney, David Inscho, told jurors this was Travis’ first time behind bars. He stated that he had “called his parents when he got there, begging to be bailed out.” The local police offered to release Travis into his father’s custody, but having seen his son struggle with drug addiction for two years, he decided against it. Mr. Magditch believed this decision would force Travis to “get help for his drug addiction” and enter rehabilitation. Continue reading this story…

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