Henry F. (Hank) Sherrod III, P.C.

Alabama Civil Rights Trial Lawyer

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for Over 20 Years

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Jail Death & Injury

Has a loved one died because jail or prison officials ignored serious medical conditions or a known risk of suicide? Have you been injured because jail or prison officials ignored your serious medical conditions?

The United States Constitution requires that federal, state, and local jail and prison officials provide medical care for serious medical and mental health conditions, including the risk of suicide. A federal law, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, allows individuals whose constitutional rights have been violated to seek compensation in court. I represent individuals and the family members of individuals who have been injured or died because jail or prison officials ignored serious medical needs.

If you believe your constitutional rights have been violated due to a jail injury or jail death, use my online form or call 888-764-4141 for a free consultation.

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Topic of the Week

What are Right-to-Work laws and how do they affect you?

In the public-sector union context, right-to-work laws mean that union members do not have to pay union dues to be members of the union. In states that have enacted right-to-work laws that apply to private employers, although states vary, most Right-to-

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Blog of the Week

You Can Be Fired for Not Showing Up to Work During a Hurricane

We all know that you can lose your home and your belongings, but politicians never talk about the fact that during a disaster, many people can lose their jobs as well.

Thought for the Week

""The great majority of pregnant women and new mothers want to breastfeed but face significant barriers in community, health care, and employment settings." "

–Senate resolution marking National Breastfeeding Month.

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

What do people want to know about discrimination in the workplace?

Top five searches in discrimination topics this week:

  • Sex and Gender Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Proving Discrimination
  • Language Discrimination
  • Pay Discrimination

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Why pulling an Omarosa and secretly recording coworkers is probably a bad idea
  2. Wages Are Low and Workers Are Scarce. Wait, What?
  3. Millennials United: Labor Unions Enjoy a Youthful Surge
  4. Facebook sued over allegations of gender bias in male-targeted job ads
  5. Dangerous Jobs Also Put Workers at Risk of Opioid Dependency

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