Illinois paramedics, ambulance company sued for man’s death


              Civil rights attorney Ben Crump, left, retained by the family of Earl Moore Jr., speaks during a news conference at the Springfield, Ill., NAACP with Moore's mother Rosena Washington, right, Thursday Jan. 19, 2023, In Springfield. Moore's family has filed a lawsuit against the two paramedics and their employer, in the death of Moore attorneys said Thursday. (Thomas Turney/The State Journal-Register via AP)
            
              Rosena Washington, left, mother of Earl Moore Jr., and NAACP Springfield, Ill., branch president and state director Teresa Haley, comfort each other during a news conference, Thursday Jan. 19, 2023 in Springfield. Moore's family has filed a lawsuit against the two paramedics and their employer, in the death of Moore attorneys said Thursday. (Thomas Turney/The State Journal-Register via AP)
            
              This combination of photos provided by the Sangamon County Sheriff's Dept. shows Peter J. Cadigan, left, and Peggy Jill Finley on Jan. 9, 2023, in Springfield, Ill. The two paramedics face first-degree murder charges, accused of strapping a patient facedown on a stretcher while taking him to a hospital in response to police concerns. Illinois authorities announced the charges on Jan. 10, 2023, nearly a month after Earl L. Moore died on Dec. 18. (Sangamon County Sheriff's Dept. via AP)
Illinois paramedics, ambulance company sued for man’s death