On September 22, 2011, U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning issued his ruling in Rose Christine Ash v. Boone County, Kentucky, et al. granting defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment and dismissing plaintiff’s claims of violation of plaintiff’s Fourteenth Amendment due process rights and claims for negligence and wrongful death. Attorneys Jeff Mando and Claire Parsons represented Boone County and Jailer Edwin Prindle. Judge Bunning did not find sufficient evidence of unlawful force used against the decedent during his incarceration at the Boone County Jail; furthermore, plaintiff did not establish evidence to demonstrate any violation of the plaintiff’s constitutional rights. Click here for Judge Bunning’s rulingBy

By Jeffrey C. Mando and Claire E. Parsons