Springfield Police, Hampden County Sheriff’s Department Battle To Dismiss Case Over Death Of Madelyn Linsenmeir

August 3, 2020Publications / Mentions
Mass Live

"A two-year legal battle following the death of Madelyn Linsenmeir continues in U.S. District Court as the city, its police department and the Hampden County sheriff’s department attempt to get a lawsuit against them dismissed. [...] 'For every hour they didn’t treat her … they made it more likely, they made it more probable that her death would occur,' Richard J. Rosensweig, a Boston attorney who is representing O’Neill along with lawyers from the ACLU and Prisoners’ Legal Services, argued to [Judge] Mastroianni. 'She said she couldn’t breathe … she said her chest felt like it was caving in.'”

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