Yes, inmates are entitled to rights while in prison which can be asserted as claims for compensation. A New York inmate abuse and neglect attorney can be hired to represent you. If you have been a victim of abuse by prison staff or other prisoners, it’s worth investigating whether you have a claim. If you have been denied proper medical care, disability accommodation, mental health treatment, you may have a compensatable claim. You assert these rights, you will need the help of a New York inmate abuse and neglect attorney.
The United States has more people incarcerated that any other country in the World, with conditions much worse than any other developed country. This is despite the prohibition in the United States Constitution against “cruel and unusual punishment” which prohibits abuse and neglect in prisons. A New York inmate abuse and neglect attorney is well aware of all the laws that protect inmates and will fight for your rights.