Your recourse depends on the level of your injuries and the percentage of injuries that were caused by your own fault and intoxication versus the jails failure to get you help. Your injuries don't sound very severe, and perhaps contrived. Get a evaluation in writing from your doctor including what the doctor thinks your ongoing care will entail and present it to a personal injury attorney. If you can't find an attorney to take your case, it's likely you have no case.
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See a local personal injury attorney. From your recitation of the facts, the fact you were cited for following too closely will weigh heavily against you in any consequential issues--just be prepared.
I recommend that you find a very good personal injury attorney or someone who specializes in what we cal 1983 (not the year but the statute) claims.
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