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

Excuses, Excuses: What Not To Say When You Skip a Day At Work

How should you approach those times when work is really getting in the way of your life?

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Blog of the Week

Can an employee on FMLA leave from work attend a night concert?

The Northern District of Texas judge shut down the woman’s claim with Beyoncé-like finality. But it raises the legitimate question of whether people on medical leave or family leave are entitled to enjoyment of life or expected to sit at home and recuperate in stoic solitude.

Thought for the Week

"If you tell the boss that you're late for work because you had a flat tire, the next day you'll have a flat tire."

–Anonymous

List of the Week

from Bureau of Labor Statistics

The 24/7 Job Search: We should always be looking.

  • Half of employees over 40 are out of a job in less than two years
  • 69% were out of a job in five years
  • Those over 40 with a Bachelor's degree, or higher, face the same job instability as they did in their mid-thirties  

 

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  5. No Class Action: Supreme Court Weighs Whether Workers Must Face Arbitrations Alone

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