New Suit Alleges Inadequate Health Care in State Prisons
A federal lawsuit seeking class-action status alleges that California prisons do not adequately treat inmates with hepatitis C or screen inmates for the disease. The court-appointed receiver for California's prison medical system says the complaint is redundant because health care in the prisons has been addressed in a separate suit.
- "Suit Alleges Inadequate Care of Hepatitis C Outbreak in California Prisons" (McGreevy, Los Angeles Times, 7/9).
- "Virus-Infected Inmates File Suit Against State" (George, Los Angeles Daily Journal, 7/9).