Handling Inmate Death Cases in Tennessee

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one who died while being held in jail or prison, you must carefully review the details of the death to determine if his or her civil rights were violated. Inmate deaths are a tragic occurrence in our nation's prisons and jails; sadly, these deaths are often the result of poor supervision or negligence. Aside from illness, many inmates suffer fatal injuries at the hands of other inmates or prison guards.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice:

  • 960 inmates died in U.S. jails in 2008
  • There were 3,452 deaths reported by U.S. prison facilities in 2008

All inmates, despite the nature of their criminal convictions, have the right to be held in safe conditions, with access to proper medical care, psychological care, and nourishment. With the help of our firm's civil rights litigation team, we can determine and prove if your loved one's civil rights were violated while in prison. If this was the case for your loved one in Hamblen County, Knox County, Knoxville, or Morristown, we can go about filing a wrongful death claim on his or her behalf.

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How Our Civil Rights Litigation Lawyer Can Help

At The Bowlin Law Firm, we have assisted countless individuals with a wide range of cases, including those related to civil rights. We are not afraid to stand up to government agencies in defense of your loved one's rights. With our help, you may be able to obtain compensatory damages on behalf of your loved one. We can launch a thorough investigation into your case and create a customized, results-driven strategy that fits your needs.

With extensive trial experience that spans more than a decade, our firm has the legal insight and resources to help you get through this difficult moment. Our firm's founding attorney has a perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating and was named among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers. When it comes to defending the civil rights of our clients and their loved ones, we will stop at nothing.

For the passionate and relentless legal representation you need in Tennessee for your inmate death case, please do not hesitate to turn to The Bowlin Law Firm for help.


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