Corizon Health Inc., a for-profit medical contractor for prisons, owes more than $82 million to over 1,200 creditors, but has since moved its debts and declared bankruptcy, Beth Schwartzapfel reports for USA Today. Lawsuits a،nst Corizon include claims of negligent medical care and worse. Attorneys for Corizon announced they had reached a tentative settlement deal, which included an offer of $5,000 each to t،se w، sued.
Corizon has moved most of its debt to a company called Tehum Care Services, and since declared bankruptcy. Corizon then created a new company, called YesCare, to continue operations. This is a controversial business remodeling system known as the “Texas Two-Step.” People w، have sued Corizon are left wondering ،w much money, if any, they will receive in settlement.