Greg Lauer worked with a reporter to uncover the truth about several mentally ill inmates who died in jail. Greg Lauer was interviewed about two of the firm’s wrongful death cases. Both of the deceased inmates were mentally ill and starved to death in solitary confinement. The law firm of Lauer and Currie obtained settlements for both of the families of these men. After this story aired and the cases settled the jails private medical provider, Armor Correctional Healthcare, was kicked-out of the County jail and replaced by another company that promised to do a better job.
Two of our law firm’s wrongful death cases were featured in this long-form investigative article. Greg Lauer was interviewed several times and quoted throughout the article. The firm’s two cases were Raleigh Priester and William Herring.
A search for mental healthcare ends tragically ends at Putnam County Jail.
Greg Lauer, the Burrell family’s lawyer, said Friday. “And his inadequate care is morally and legally indefensible.” The lawsuit seeks a $10 million award of compensatory damages. Read more