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I was arrested and served one week in jail. I am disabled

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I was arrested and served one week in jail. I am disabled with a sezuire disorder since a child. I also had a fall 10 years ago off a flight of stairs at my high school where I almost died. I stayed in the hospital for 4 weeks with severe brain damage internal bleeding of the brain. while incarcerated the one week. I was put on the second story tier on a second bunk up ten feet in the air. may 8th I let the staff kno I was dizzy I needed to be moved. they failed to move me. may 9th med pass came and administered my seizre medication while I was on top bunk. an hour later I had a seizure off the bed. feel about ten feet down and hit my head on the concrete. it knocked me out. the staff refused to take me to the hospital and sent me to infirmary where I was given one single tylonol. I had no criminal record prior to being arrested. I am looking to sue. I also let the intake staff know my medical history when they did intake at the jail thank u
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.

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