Jeff McDonald reports:
Lawyers for the County of San Diego are once again being accused of snooping through confidential records to defend a civil lawsuit, the third time in recent months that plaintiffs have leveled such an allegation.
The new accusation was contained in a motion plaintiffs’ lawyers filed last Thursday in U.S. District Court, where the mother of a man who died in sheriff’s custody three years ago claimed her son was not properly supervised at the Vista Detention Facility.
According to the filing last week, the county asked medical personnel to review patient files written by Anne Brantman, the psychiatric nurse hired by the county to treat inmates at the Vista jail.
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