Man With Epilepsy Accuses Detention Facilities Of Neglect
Law360 (October 30, 2020, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A Peruvian man who has epilepsy has sued the federal government and a detention facility operator alleging their employees violated federal law by denying him medication, a disability badge and medical care while he was detained at Florida immigration facilities.
Alejandro Mugaburu, 34, told a Florida federal court Thursday that the employees for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Akima Global Services LLC unlawfully mistreated him because of his epilepsy and injuries he sustained during a physical attack at MetroWest Detention Center and from a seizure he had at the Krome Detention Center.
Detention center employees placed Mugaburu in second-story sleeping quarters on the top...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!