Prison walls are not a barrier to your civil rights. Although you forfeit some liberties and privileges when you enter the prison system, you are protected by:
The New York City civil rights law firm of Maduegbuna Cooper LLP demands that you are treated with fairness and dignity by corrections personnel, law enforcement, prison contractors and the courts.
Much of the prison system has been privatized. To maximize profits, companies often cut costs to vital programs and basic services — often dramatically affecting the security, safety and health of their inmates. Overcrowded cells and insufficient security lead to violent and unsanitary conditions. Private corporations might also attempt to limit inmates’ access to religious rituals, exercise and legal resources in violation of inmates’ rights. We sue private and government-run facilities to force changes to these abhorrent circumstances and to obtain compensation for the inmates who suffered harm.
Dismal medical care you receive in prison can have lasting repercussions that basically extend your sentence into lifelong punishment. Denial of adequate healthcare is unnecessary and illegal. While incarcerated, you should expect access to doctors, diagnostic tests and pharmaceuticals. If your facility is not equipped with the resources to treat your ailment, you should be transferred to a location that can.
Our civil rights lawyers represent inmates in medical malpractice cases involving:
Learn more about asserting your rights during your incarnation from the Wall Street civil rights law firm of Maduegbuna Cooper LLP. We are available to handle your case in jurisdictions throughout the country. Call us at 212-232-0155 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.