Santa Rita Jail’s medical provider is target of lawsuits, complaints about lack of care

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Santa Rita Jail’s medical provider is target of lawsuits, complaints about lack of care

Published by KTVU

DUBLIN, Calif. – Hector Hernandez Jr. died of pneumonia while incarcerated at Santa Rita Jail and his family believes he would still be alive if he’d been given the proper medical care.
 
“He told me in Santa Rita if an inmate suffers something – an illness or an accident, whatever it is, it takes a long time for medical attention to arrive,” said his father, Hector Hernandez Sr.

He added that his son’s death was also caused by an untreated infection. Read Full Article