Attorney Stacey Vucko was recently quoted in a Chicago Law Bulletin article entitled “Jail’s Treatment of Woman Recovering from C-Section Focus of Suit.” The article discusses a ruling by a federal judge which will allow Vucko Law LLP’s client to pursue her civil rights claims against Lake County, Illinois, the Lake County Sheriff’s Department and others for deliberate indifference to her serious medical needs and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Regarding some of the difficulties faced by civil rights plaintiffs in pursuing their claims, Vucko stated:
“I will continue to argue not only in this case but in all civil rights cases that it is prejudicial and unjust to expect civil rights plaintiffs to allege with specificity prior to discovery acts to the which they were not personally exposed (e.g. that there was an official policy or a de facto custom that violated the Constitution).”
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