Windsor Troy Media Alert

Windsor Troy represents Valerie Arismendez vs Los Angeles County for numerous Civil Rights Violations while in custody

***MEDIA ALERT***

PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING WINDSOR TROY’S REPRESENTATION OF VALERIE ARISMENDEZ AND CASE AGAINST COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES FOR NUMEROUS CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS WHILE IN CUSTODY

Who: PLAINTIFF VALERIE ARISMENDEZ, ATTORNEYS SHAWN F. MATIAN & DANIEL C. SHARPE

What: WINDSOR TROY LAW FIRM HAS FILED A LAWSUIT (LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT CASE NO. 19STCV28080) ON BEHALF OF MS. VALERIE ARISMENDEZ, FOR NUMEROUS CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS WHILE SHE WAS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT THE CENTURY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • 1ST AMENDMENT RETALIATION
  • INADEQUATE MEDICAL CARE
  • CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT
  • GROSS NEGLIGENCE
  • INTENTIONAL INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS

THE SUIT IDENTIFIES THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES AS WELL AS SEVERAL MEMBERS OF THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AS DEFENDANTS.

DETAILS OF CLAIMS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• CONTRACTING SCABIES WHILE IN CUSTODY AS A RESULT OF POOR SANITATION AND HEALTH CONDITIONS AT FACILITY
• REFUSAL TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE MEDICAL CARE TO TREAT SCABIES AND OTHER MEDICAL NEEDS
• REFUSAL TO PROVIDE CLEAN BEDDING AND CLOTHING ALLOWING FURTHER EXPOSURE
• WITHHOLDING ACCESS TO FUNCTIONING TOILET
• STAFF PURPOSELY AND INAPPROPRIATELY USING TOXIC INSECTICIDE SPRAY IN MS. ARISMENDEZ’S CELL ALONG WITH SPRAYING HER BODY AND NOT ALLOWING HER TO BREATHE, CAUSING HER TO LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS AND SUFFER MEDICAL INJURY
• STAFF RETALIATING AND ATTEMPTING TO INTIMIDATE MS. ARISMENDEZ AND OTHER WITNESSES IN NUMEROUS WAYS

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND STATEMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED DURING THE PRESS CONFERENCE.

Where: WINDSOR TROY LAW FIRM
3701 WILSHIRE BLVD., SUITE 1111 LOS ANGELES, CA 90010

When: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
MEDIA CHECK IN & SET UP: 9:30 AM
PRESS CONFERENCE BEGINS PROMPTLY: 11:00 AM

Contact: PRESS@WTROY.COM
** MEDIA MUST RSVP PLEASE

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