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Prisoner claims breach of contract, mistreatment in prison.

By Andrey Burin | Jul 6, 2015


NEW ORLEANS – A prisoner housed at a Louisiana federal prison claims harsh treatment and illegal actions.

Alan Wooley, housed at a facility in Pollock, filed suit against United States of America and the Federal Bureau of Prisons in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court on May 20, 2015.

The plaintiff cites numerous claims of negligence, including that he was exposed to a life threatening health hazard and toxic chemical without the legally prescribed protective equipment resulting in his being seriously hurt. He also accuses the defendants of attempting to cover the incident up, violating the plaintiff's right of access to the court in not letting him make legal copies,overcrowding in halls and cells, and ignoring the correction officers stealing of food. He additionally claims being discriminated against by the camp administrator due to religious beliefs as the chapel was closed to some faiths while being open to Muslims. He also claims he was denied medical and dental treatment.

The plaintiff seeks an unspecified amount in damages for the value of restitution owed due to all breaches incurred.

The plaintiff is representing himself.

This case has been assigned to Division G Judge Robin M. Giarusso.

Case no. 2015-04768.

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