Correctional Healthcare

Providing healthcare within a correctional facility setting (including state and federal prisons, county jails, juvenile detention centers, post-arrest processing centers and psychiatric and mental health facilities) is a nuanced area of law, requiring a unique skillset and level of experience. Attorneys at Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros have decades of experience successfully managing 42 USC § 1983 claims.

Whether the claim is brought by counsel or an inmate, attorneys at Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros have a long history of successfully serving correctional healthcare clients and an impressive record defending against a variety of claims. Many of the claims we are trusted to oversee are resolved via summary judgment, but we are also very proud of our record when claims are taken to verdict by a jury. Matters we have defended on behalf of correctional healthcare clients include claims of:

  • Failure To Train
  • Deliberate Indifference
  • Excessive Force
  • Denial Of Healthcare
  • Utilization Review
  • Suicide
  • Failure To Monitor
  • Hepatitis C
  • Wrongful Death Actions
  • Improper Procedure
  • Cruel & Unusual Punishment
  • Unlawful Detention