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JUL.18.1996 11:33AM
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Wallace H. Cheney, General Counsel
To:
Harlan \V. Penn~O?... ~
From:
Subject: Quarterly Repon Infonnation .. Januaty to March, 1996
July 18, 1996
Date:

GENEA'L SERVICE.

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Following is narrative information on the settlements during the January through
Nlarch quaner!
Gallimore v. Keohane, CV 95-1 379..LGB(E), (CDCA) (Bh-ens) and CV 96-0663 ..
R--\p (Jrx), (CDCA) (FTCA). In these cases the US Attorneys Office entered into a

settlement for $10,000 without the concurrence of the Bureau of Prisons. L~
\VeiQmall,Givil-Ch1effoTihe US Attorneys Office<.states this is not the practice-itrlrtS
9ifiee and should not occur again. The facts are that two correctional staff at USP,
Lompoc held Gallimore by ~oth anns and apparently twisted his arm with some nerve
injul)' resulting. The Officers admit holding Gallimore but claim it was "horseplay".
Gallimore acknowledged that they did not intend to hann him but also claimed he
was threatened him if he reponed the incident.

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Svarverund v. United States, CV 94-6488, (DOR) (FTCA). Settled claim by Lane
County Deputy SheritTwho was injured when he fell from training tower at SORT
facility. The TOVw'er \vas constructed without a safety railing that ~'ould have
prevented the injury. The Coun pushed for settlement although the plaintiff's
contributory negligence might have resulted in a smaller award.

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Wallace H. Cheney" General
Harlan W. Penn

C~nsel

To:
From:
Subject:

Quarterly Report Information - January to March, 1996

Date:

November 8, 1996

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Following is narrative information on the settlements during the January through
March quarter:
Gallimore v. Keohane, CY 95-1379-LGB(E), (COCA) (Bivens) and CY 96-0663RAP (Jrx), (COCA) (FTCA). In these cases the US Attorneys Office entered into a
settlement for $10,000 without the concurrence of the Bureau of Prisons. The U.S.
Attorneys Office states that this is not the practice and should not occur again. The
facts are that two correctional staff at USP, Lompoc held Gallimore by both arms
and apparently twisted his arm with some nerve injury resulting. The Officers admit
holding Gallimore but claim it was "horseplay". Gallimore acknowledged that they
did not intend to harm him but al so claimed he was threatened him ifhe reported the
incident.
Svarverund v. United States, CY 94-6488, (OOR) (FTCA). Settled claim by Lane
County Deputy Sheriff who was injured when he fell from training tower at SORT
facility. The Tower was constructed without a safety railing that would have
prevented the injury. The Court pushed for settlement although the plaintiffs
contributory negligence might have resulted in a smaller award. $57,500.

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DEFII-IITIONS

LOC - Location
NUM - Total Number of Lawsuits Filed in Quarter
He - I~umber of Habeas corpus Actions Filed 1n Quarter
FTC - Number of FTCA Actions Filed in Quarter
nIV - Number of Bivens Actions Filed in Quarter
OTH - other A~tion9 Filed in Quarter
ANS - Number of Litigation ~eports Completed
~EN - Number of Actions Pending
CLD - Number of Actions Closed
lilT - r~umber of Hearings or TrLals (I~arrattve Analysis Follows)
AWn -. Number of Awards (Narrative Analysis Follows)
SET ...:. number of settlements (Narrative Analysis Follott,s)
m~D/sET - l\mount of Settlements and Awards

LITIGATION ANALYSIS
Settlements:
Svarverund v. u.s. CV94-6488, D.OR $57,500
CDCA . 10,000
Gallimore v. Keohane
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MEMO
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Date:

Wallace H. Cheney, General Counsel
Harlan W, Penn ~
Quanerly Report Information - April to June, 1996
July 18, 1996

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Following..... is narrative information on
through June quarter:

the's~~ts
andJ'udgments
,
. - / . unnl! the April
"-

Allen-Alkin~ v , Reno, CIV 93 -707 TUC-\VDB, (DAZ) (EEO). Emp lo)ment
discrimination case involving former Tucson employee now working in Central
Office, Settlement for S25,500,

Usselman \', Crabtree, CV 93-1577 FR., (DOR) (FTCA) , Judaement for $150,000
after trial on issue of damages, The United States conceded liability due to
probationary officer returning Usselman to his cell handcuffed without handcuffing
his cell mate per pOllcy, Cell mate then used a metal pipe to beat wsselman on the
head while the officer v.'atched until other staff arrived. Usselman suffered
permanent brai n damage.

LITIGATION 3
.. .1996
QUARTER REPORT
(Apr.. May & June)

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nBFINITIONS
LOC -

Location

- Total Number of La,,,suitg Fi led in Quarter
lie - Number of Habeao Corpu9 Acciona l~ll~d in Quarter
l'''l'C - Numbf1r of FTCA ActiontJ Fflecl in Quart.er
flIV - Number of nlven9 Actlon!J Fi.led in Quart.er
OT" - other A~tionB Filed in Quarter

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nNS

Number of Litigation Reports Completed
Number of Actions Pending
CLO - Number of Actions Closed
flIT - Number of Hearings or Trials (Narrative Analysis Follows)
IU'I1D -. Number of Awards (Narrative Analysis Follows)
SET .:, Number of Settlements (Narrative Analysis Follows)
nWO/S~T - nmount of Settlemento and nw~rdn

PEN

LITIGATION ANALYSIS
Settlement:

Allen Atkiris v. Reno, CV93-707. D.OR
Trials:
Osselman V. Crabtree.

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$150,000

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Subject:
Date:

Wallace H. Chen;t Ge~eraI Counsel
HarlanW.PeM~ ?~
Quanerly Repon Information - April to June, 1996
July 18, 1996

Follo'wing is narrative infonnation on the settlements and judgments during the April
through June quarter:
Allen-Atk;ns v, Reno. CIV 93.707 ruc·\VDB, (DAZ) (EEO). Employment
discrimination case involving former Tucson employee now working in Central
Office. Settlement for $25,500.
Usselman v. Crabtree, CV 93-1577 FR, (DOR) (FTCA). Judgement for $150,000
after trial on issue of damages. The United States conceded liability due to
probationary officer returning Usselman to his cell handcuffed without handcuffing
his cell mate per policy. Cell mate then used a metal pipe to beat Us selman on the
head while the officer watched until other staff arrived. LTsselman suffered
permanent brain damage.

LXTIGATION 3

• 1996

QUAR~ER

REPORT

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(Apr., Mal' I. June)

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LOC

NUM

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FTC

BIV

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nUl-t - Total Number of La'\J8uits Flled in Quarter
lie - Number of Habeas Corpu9 Actions Filed in Quarter
FTC - Number of FTCA Actions F~led in Quarter

BIV - Number of Bivens Actions Filed In Quarter
OT" - other A~tiong Filed in Quarter
ANS
Number of Litigation Reporto Completed

PEN
Number of Actions Pending
CLO - Number "of Actions Closed
If/T - Number of Hearings or Trials (Narrative Analysis Follows)
nWD ~ Number of Awards (Narrative Analysis Follows)
SET ~. Number of Settlements (Narrative Analysis Follows)
l\\'lO/SF.T - "mount of settlements and l\\\JardfJ

LITIGATION ANALYSIS
Settlement:
"Allen Atkins v. Keno. C\F93-707. D.OR

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