Major Calhoun v. Corizon Correctional Health, No. 16-4373 (8th Cir. 2017)

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Court Description: Per Curiam. Before Wollman, Bowman, and Colloton, Circuit Judges] Prisoner Case - civil rights. District court's grant of summary judgment in claim alleging deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs with regard to treatment for a injured wrist is affirmed, as court agrees with the district court that the record established, at most, negligence.
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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 16-4373 ___________________________ Major Calhoun, lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant, v. Corizon Correctional Health Care; Roschell Davis, Health Services Administrator, Individually and Officially; Kendis Archer, Medical Director (Former), Individually and Officially; Thomas Kevin Bredeman, Individually and Officially, lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants - Appellees. ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - Hannibal ____________ Submitted: September 29, 2017 Filed: October 4, 2017 [Unpublished] ____________ Before WOLLMAN, BOWMAN, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Missouri inmate Major Calhoun filed this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action claiming defendants showed deliberate indifference to his serious medical needs with regard to the treatment Calhoun received for his injured right wrist. The district court1 granted defendants’ motion for summary judgment upon finding that the record established, at most, negligence. Following careful de novo review of the record, which included evidence showing that Calhoun consistently received care when he sought treatment and that he eventually underwent a recommended surgical procedure to treat his symptoms, we agree with the district court that defendants are entitled to summary judgment and therefore affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Catherine D. Perry, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. -2-