Unless he sustained additional harm by the delay in treatment, there is no claim.
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Indiana has a rule before you can sue any public entity - such as the police, etc., you must file a tort claim notice with 180 days of the incident.
Each of the other comments already printed are good as well.
IF you do not file a notice - which they have to answer - then you lose your ability to sue.
The entity then answers and either admits or denies responsibility.
You should be able to find an attorney with experience in suing jails and police, etc.
There are several technical requirements which one has to put in a tort claim notice.
DO NOT DO IT YOURSELF.
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