You to consult with a civil rights attorney who can evaluate whether the jail was negligent or not. You should act quickly as there are deadlines in these cases that pass quickly.
I agree that a civil rights attorney is who you need. Also be aware that when going against the government there are very shortened statutes of limitations and government claims requirements. So act quickly to get representation. Also there are governmental immunities that make a case like this difficult. However, well worth pursuing and looking into. Good luck to you.
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