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Jail in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

This class action in federal court in Louisiana is for violations of the 14th Amendment protections for prisoners, and the conditions under which detainees are held in the jail of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The plaintiffs – who were pre-trial detainees and not convicted of any crime – were held in a filthy, cramped holding cell that was 10 feet by 20 feet and filled with up to 24 people. Plaintiffs were held in conditions that were cruel and unusual, denied access to basic hygiene, forced to sleep on filthy concrete floors, often without blankets, and not allowed space or time for any exercise. Furthermore, some detainees were held in these conditions for 16 days, while state law mandates that inmates be moved into regular housing after 48 hours. 

Romanucci & Blandin is the Lead Counsel in this case.

Mass tort attorneys and class action attorneys

The St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana jail conditions attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin know how to navigate these complex cases and bringing justice to victims, and sometimes settle these cases without going to trial. In addition to the St. Tammany Parish case, our team also represents clients like Anthony Gay, who spent 20 years in solitary confinement in Illinois prisons, where his mental health needs not only went unmet but became a factor in his continued isolation. We are also actively involved in supporting the Anthony Gay Solitary Confinement Reform bill in the Illinois legislature.

With headquarters in Chicago, Romanucci & Blandin approaches a mass tort action or class action as a way to provide monetary compensation and hold a culpable a person or institution financially accountable and responsible for the economic, physical and emotional damages that have occurred to a large group of individuals or families.

Our law firm has a team of attorneys and staff who have years of experience with mass tort and class action litigation. Our team includes partners who guide the process and share their deep knowledge of these types of lawsuits. Each client and each situation is different, and your claim is treated with great care and respect as the team investigates what happened and determines the best path to justice for you.

At Romanucci & Blandin, our mass tort attorneys and class action attorneys research the most up-to-date regulatory changes, state laws and federal laws and hire trained and experienced experts to work as expert witnesses and consultants on your cases. We will evaluate your injury, claim and research the relevant statute of limitations applicable to your case. Whether it is to review medical bills, laws or know state agencies and governmental agencies and how they operate, we work to locate and utilize the best expert witnesses across the country who are experienced in all the relevant state laws. We work collaboratively with other law firms when the circumstances call for that and are proven leaders of these large group cases.

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The mass tort attorneys and class action attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin have proven success in these types of cases. If you or a loved one has been impacted by the conditions at the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana jail, please contact our office at, 312-458-1000 or click here to discuss your personal circumstance. There is never a fee until you are compensated for your injuries at the end of the case.


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