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Good morning,You always have the right to file a lawsuit. Whether you would be successful is another matter. My professional opinion is that it would be a very difficult claim. To be successful in a lawsuit for negligent infliction of emotional distress, you would have to prove that the jail caused you to suffer direct harm from their negligent acts, and that such negligent acts were a "substantial factor" (i.e. more than a trivial cause) in causing your “serious” anxiety, nervousness, or fright.Understandably, jail is not a nice play to be, especially if you were there for a long time. But unless the jail was somehow negligent in how they carried out their duties in their care and control of you while you were an inmate at the facility I don't see a cause of action. Hopefully you see the difference - just because jails are not good environments does not mean the jail was negligent.
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