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Suicide at Bucks County Correctional Facility Leads to Wrongful Death Civil Rights Suit

As reported in local media, KRMFL filed a wrongful death civil rights suit against Bucks County, PrimeCare Medical, Inc., and their employees on behalf of the  family of Charles Freitag, Sr. In August 2018, a prisoner found Freitag on the floor kneeling while slumped over his bed and notified correctional officers who determined that the […]

Five Asylum-Seeking Families Sue Government Over Inhumane Border Policy

KRMFL, along with co-counsel from Arnold & Porter, American Immigration Council, and National Immigrant Justice Center has filed a lawsuit under the Federal Tort Claims Act on behalf of five asylum-seeking families. Under the FTCA, individuals may sue the United States for injuries resulting from unlawful conduct of federal officers. The five families who have brought the […]

Court Allows Wrongful Conviction Claims To Proceed

A federal court has issued an important decision allowing KRMFL’s client, Shaurn Thomas, to present his wrongful conviction claims to a federal jury.   Thomas was convicted for the 1990 murder of Domingo Martinez.  But he was innocent. Thomas was incarcerated for twenty-four years until his exoneration.  In 2017, he sued the City of Philadelphia and two […]