Class Action Lawsuits

06/08/2014

Prison Inmate Class Action Allowed to Proceed in Federal Court

Prison Class Action Lawsuit

A lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 30,000 Arizona prison inmates has been allowed to proceed as a class action by a Federal court judge.  The class action lawsuit, filed more than two years ago, has alleged substandard medical care provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections that has led to serious illness and death of inmates in a way that rises to the level of "cruel and unusual punishment" under the Federal constitution. Attorneys for the Department of Correction... Read More