Las Vegas, NV asked in Criminal Law and Medical Malpractice for California

Q: My husband is in jail waiting to go to prison in cal. Has a torn hernia that he has been seen five times by medical cuz

Of the pain. It needs surgery and nobody will help him. He can hardly walk because of the pain. What can i do.

1 Lawyer Answer

Eric J Youngquist

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The proper way to help your husband is to be supportive through positive letters to the medical staff documenting the condition which places them on notice of the physical condition and need for immediate medical care as to his conditions. Since this is complex medical condition it is best to remain in contact with him through correspondence and keep his motivational level as high as possible under the conditions he is enduring such as physical and mental pain. One quick way to do so is photos of you both together along with family members writing to him in prison. A new mobile app is called "Flikshop" which is prison approved and is a great idea to accomplish this goal.

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