Under the Fourteenth and Eighth Amendments to the United States Constitution, jail and prison officials may not ignore medical needs or substantial safety threats that inmates face. When a jail or corrections officer fails to address a substantial risk of serious harm to an inmate, that officer has violated the Constitution. Unfortunately, the reckless indifference of these officials often results in serious injury or death.
Law Office of John Fattahi represents inmates and their families in civil litigation to recover monetary compensation for their loss. Call or submit the form below if you believe you or someone you know has been subjected to unconstitutional conditions of confinement.