Man claims Virginia deputies beat him for burping
Posted on Feb 13, 2010
A Roanoke man has filed a federal lawsuit against several law enforcement officers as well as the city. He claims he was beaten for burping while he was jailed on drunk driving charges. His burping was allegedly caused by a relatively common health problem -- acid reflux, also known as GERD.
Local Fairfax County DUI Attorney Paul McGlone has commented on this article on his Fairfax County DWI Blog, explaining how the lawsuit highlights Medical Issues and Refusal Defense in DWI cases.
Please click here to read this particular blog entry, titled GERD Lawsuit Highlights Medical Issues and Refusal Defense in DWI cases.