Tag Archive for: Denver prison litigation lawyers

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How to find a good prisoner abuse lawyer in Denver

Denver, CO - Once you get arrested or convicted for a crime, law enforcement agents and guards may start treating you like you’re no longer a human being. This is not only wrong, but also illegal under state and federal laws. Whether you’re…
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Denial of medical care in a Colorado prison? You have the right to sue

Denver, CO - All detained individuals are entitled to receive physical and mental care while in custody. Whether in jail or prison, detained individuals have little control over their lives and they cannot seek medical treatment on their own.…
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$300,000 settlement in outrageous Colorado prison abuse case

Denver, CO - The Federal Bureau of Prisons has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a prison abuse lawsuit brought by a diabetic prisoner who was deprived of insulin at the ADX Florence facility. In 2004, Seifullah Chapman, a member of the so-called…
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Prison rape in Colorado – How can a lawyer help you

Denver, CO - The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), which went into effect in 2003, was meant to eradicate sexual abuse in the correctional facilities in the state of Colorado. However, many inmates still suffer from sexual abuse by staff members…
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This act can help you fight prison abuse in Denver

Denver, CO - People who are in jail or prison lose some of their constitutional rights, but that doesn’t mean they have no rights at all.  For instance, prisoners are protected by the Eighth Amendment's against cruel and unusual punishment.…