Sturgis, MI asked in Uncategorized for Michigan

Q: My son got covid from a prison guard.He's not doing so good. They forced him to get shots. Prison not caring.

Prison doesn't seem to be taking covid serious. Son was just sent to prison within a week a prison guard gives my son covid. He's had a high fever and hasn't called anyone in 3 days. Can I do something about the negligence of this prison?

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Hard to say based just on what is stated here. How would your son prove he got COVID from this guard? And even if he could show that, unless he can also show that the prison knew but did nothing about the guard's condition - perhaps by them violating their own COVID mitigation policies, I am unsure if any of this is negligence on the prison. Getting COVID alone is not negligence.

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