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Experience:  30 years in civil, probate, real estate, elder law
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My son got hurt in dade county jail I want to know if I can

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my son got hurt in dade county jail I want to know if I can sue
JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And do you have copies of the medical records?
Customer: miami
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: well he was hospilatize, so I guess it was file
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: right now he is having head ace and problem with is eye
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ray replied 8 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question and respond.

Expert:  Ray replied 8 months ago.

I am so sorry that you have had to deal with this.Yes you can sue here, it is a federal suit for denial of his civil rights and the harm caused .You sue the county jail and the individuals involved as well.

Expert:  Ray replied 8 months ago.


Such suits can be pursued through the federal courts for violation of civil rights and failure to protect your loved one.You can seek damages from these matters including mental anguish.These are contingent fee cases which means you don't pay until there is a recovery.

I appreciate the chance to help you tonight and wish you and your family the best here.

Expert:  Ray replied 8 months ago.

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