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Press Release: Timothy Zerillo & John Burke File Suit for Prisoner Death at Kennebec County Jail

Lawsuit Filed Against Kennebec County Correctional Facility for the Wrongful Death of Dana Kitchin.

(Portland, Maine) September 6, 2018 – Timothy E. Zerillo, of Zerillo Law Firm, LLC and John M. Burke, of Caseiro Burke LLC, both in Portland, Maine, have filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of the Estate of Dana Kitchin. The lawsuit alleges that Kennebec County, among other named Defendants, let Dana Kitchin die in a prison cell in December 2014 when they refused to provide him medical treatment for a ruptured spleen. The Complaint alleges that the Kennebec County Correctional Facility ignored Dana Kitchin's hours of screams and calls for medical help because of his mental illness.  The Defendants refusal to provide Mr. Kitchin with medical care caused his untimely death.

Zerillo Law Firm, LLC is a law firm with offices in Portland, Maine.  The firm's practice includes the plaintiff's personal injury and catastrophic injury representation, criminal defense, and family law.  Additional information can be found on the firm's website or by calling (207) 618-6555.

Caseiro Burke LLC is a law firm with offices in Portland, Maine.  The firm's practice includes patent, trademark and copyright law, as well as general litigation.

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