Jersey City, NJ asked in Uncategorized for Pennsylvania

Q: can i sue the D.O.C. for failing to protect from an attack in the yard. for failing to follow protocol. leaving me unco-

unconscious for an hour in the yard. i have a fracture left jaw, a fracture eye socket, bleeding on the brain. i was attack by an inmate with a sack of bocci balls for no apparent reason. the guards did not see it.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Under those circumstances they may not be liable for the attack but there may be liability for the failure to provide proper care. Your best bet is to contact the Pennsylvania Civil Liberties Union, ask for their prison rights project.

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