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He was given no seizure meds for over 2 weeks upon his sentencing.He has multiple seizure activity that was ignored. He fell, hit his eye and head and has declined in weight, has lost over 14 lbs in 3 weeks, now in a wheelchair in jail, and is not eating. History of stomach issues, is waiting pancreatic testing and has not received all of his stomach meds in jail still to date. To date, his face has been swollen, blood in his eye still and currently has not been discharged to the hospital.
I have keep a record of everything that has been done there daily, when my attorney contacts the physician in the jail, they do not provide him with correct information, or ignore his requests. My attorney tells me that he has not ever filed for house arrest once his client is actually in the jail, but I believe, firmly, that this process could be done. My fiance, who is in there for DWI for a year, could benefit from being at home and getting the medical needs that he should be receiving properly. My issue, is, trying to advocate these issues to the correct person. Is is feasible and useful positive approach for my attorney to file this action for house arrest?
What if my fiance's regular specialist is wanting him to be placed in the hospital knowing what is going on, but the in house physician is not doing so, even with a recommendation from the specialist and nothing is getting accomplished, what should my attorney be doing and should our attorney be going into there to visit and investigate?
The problem, is, at this time, I can not take any photos of my client, but my attorney has viewed his appearance in the last court visit when they brought my fiance in a wheelchair. Also, the jail does not allow anyone outside in wheelchairs they say, thus, he has not gotten outside for over 3 weeks at all. The physician and the nurses on staff do not return my phone calls. I am not sure our Attorney is doing everything necessary to ensure my fiance's health. I feel that my fiance is going to expire there and I am truly dealing with a very difficult situation. I have already paid our Attorney, and if he can not provide any help or assistance needed, how do I find an Attorney that can help me in my area and do Attorneys do a pro bono for something like this? I appreciate your feedback, this is a very stressing, sad, and emotional situation.
Would you take on an action as mentioned above, or do you feel as an attorney, this is too difficult a challenge to prove?