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I am in a lawsuit against the company that provides medical care at the county jail. They failed to provide me any examination or treatment for severe injuries in 2010. I originally filed a negligence claim with an imbedded state medical malpractice claim, but this is likely to be dismissed due to my failure to attach a medical affidavit. It has recently been discovered that the medical provider submitted a fraudulent report to LVMPD Internal Affairs, and paid an employee to corroborate it. As a resullt, I was denied administrative relief from the LVMPD Citizen's Review Board. I need $40,000 of surgery, and have been living like a cripple for 3 years. I need to amend my complaint this week to withdraw the Negligence and Medical Malpractice Claim, and insert a claim based on their fraud. My question is, what am I charging them with; tortious interference, civil conspiracy with their employee, fraud? I need a comprehensive list of potential causes of action, not limited to state claims, as this is a Federal Civil Rights lawsuit under USC 1983. Please do not answer this question unless you have experience in this field. I have one shot at this, and need advice from an expert. The lawfirms opposing me have unlimited resources, and will stop at nothing to win, even if they are guilty.
It is in Federal Court and the amount is in excess of $75,000. However, the medical malpractice claim is subject to state statutes, which is why I'll probably have to drop it. I am now looking for relief on the basis of their fraudulent report and testimony, which cost me the opportunity to receive administrative relief in the initial investigation.
Thank you very much. Good work.
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