Tag: Michael Sposato
Five inmates died since 2011 at Nassau County jail as a result of inadequate medical care, the New York State Commission on Correction alleged in documents obtained by the Press. The accusations sparked New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to file a lawsuit against the jail’s medical provider, Florida-based Armor Correctional Health Medical Services, seeking fines, an independent monitor over health care at the jail and barring the company from bidding on contracts in the state. This case was announced Tuesday—a week after the fifth death at the jail this year and the 12th since 2011, officials said.
She alleged that she was subjected to near constant sexual harassment for two years.
The use of such tactics “stifles” the suspected criminal’s defense by making it difficult to freely discuss the case by phone, the suit alleges.
Lawsuits in Suffolk claim inmates were sexually harassed and treated inhumanely while Nassau was ordered to enact oversight.