June 27, 2012
Post-gastric-bypass surgery, prisoner needed much more time to eat and now he's suing for $80 million.
At Rikers Island, they only give you 4 minutes to eat, but in his condition, Michael Isola needed to chew and swallow slowly. Speed-eating led to vomiting and — he says — the separation of his stomach from his intestine. And extreme weight loss.