Guy gets tossed in the slammer. Says he's got a toothache. The nurse thinks lawsuit first and passes the pills. The county pays.
"The ailments may just be outlandish, but we can’t afford to tell them they’re crazy. We have to err on the side of caution because if they really are sick, and we don’t provide care, we’re opening ourselves to a lawsuit." Don't you love the liability climate. Read [Alton Telegraph]