Denied Medical Benefits While Incarcerated? Get Help from an Experienced Civil Rights Attorney in Edmond, OK
People who are incarcerated still have constitutional rights, including the right to medical treatment. Unfortunately, prisoners are often ignored and denied their rights by those who are primarily responsible for their care. This causes tremendous stress and anxiety for inmates who need care, and it can also lead to long term health problems or even death.
Civil Rights & Personal Injury Representation Since 2012
If you or a loved one was denied medical or mental health care while incarcerated, The Cotton Law Firm, PLLC is here to represent you. Eric Cotton is a compassionate and experienced civil rights attorney based in Edmond, OK. He represents victims recover damages caused by the denial of medical care while incarcerated.
You Have a Constitutional Right to Medical and Mental Health Care While in Jail or Prison; We Will Stand Up for You
Denial of medical or mental health care can be a civil rights violation under the 4th, 8th, and 14th Amendments of the United States Constitution. Even victims who receive no lasting or permanent injury from the incident may still be entitled to compensation after being denied reasonable care. The family of a prisoner who died due to negligence to the denial of medical treatment.
Prisoners’ right to mental health care includes timely psychiatric evaluations, providing appropriate medication, and even placing inmates on suicide watch.
We are committed to achieving justice for our clients and holding prisons accountable for upholding their constitutional duties. Prisons are becoming overcrowded, medical treatment is often outsourced to private companies that are motivated by profit, and prisoners are often seen as being undeserving of care. All of this leads to frequent mistreatment and violations of prisoner’s rights. Eric is prepared to fight for your rights and recover monetary compensation for the damages you suffered.
Request a Free Initial Consultation Today and Discuss Your Case with a Qualified Civil Rights Lawyer
If you or a loved one has been denied medical or mental health care while in custody, contact The Cotton Law Firm, PLLC today. Attorney Eric Cotton will assess the details of your case and advise you on how you should proceed. Schedule your free initial consultation with Eric Cotton today by calling (405) 285-0816 or filling out our contact form below.