Consult an attorney ASAP as correctional institutions have guidelines they must abide by.
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Your son needs to hire a lawyer who understands prison law. It is the indifference to his condition which is the issue.
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The medical care provided in jail/prison has to fall within the acceptable standard of care. Without seeing the medical records it is impossible to know if the proper wound care and antibiotics were given to your son. You should contact a medical malpractice attorney in your state so that the medical care that has been provided to him can be reviewed.
Your son may have a case for medical malpractice, depending on exactly how he was cared for. He also may have a case for violations of his civil rights because he was denied adequate care. Both of these fields are highly specialized. Make sure you are comfortable with your attorney.
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