One of the lawyers for Karon Nealy Jr.’s estate called for an investigation into staffing shortages the lawsuit revealed.
Seeking to protect the incarcerated, federal judge rejects Hepatitis C prison lawsuit settlement
The judge said that a broad section of the agreement could have prevented prisoners from suing for any reason.
As federal lawsuit progresses, lawyers ask to sue in state court over negligence in prison death of 19-year old
A federal judge ruled that Karon Nealy Jr. “had an autoimmune disease that cost him his life.”
CT pays $250,000 to woman who gave birth in a prison cell
The state will waive its right to recover debts incurred by Laboy’s incarceration.
State settles lawsuit with woman who delivered her baby in a prison toilet
The state attorney general’s office refused Tuesday to disclose the amount of the settlement it reached with Tianna Laboy.
Systemic understaffing, mental illness stigma played role in prison birth, lawsuit alleges
Supporters gather to demand Attorney General William Tong address wrongs done to York Correctional Inmate Tianna Laboy.
DOC commissioner sued twice in a week over prisoners’ health care
The commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Correction was sued twice this week, an indication of persistent concerns about the quality of medical care being provided to inmates. The most recent lawsuit, filed Thursday, alleges that a 19-year-old man died after he repeatedly asked for medical attention he never received. A second, a class action lawsuit, claims the department has refused to provide life-saving treatment to those incarcerated with hepatitis C.