According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Texas has the second largest prison population in the country, surpassed only by the Federal Bureau of Prisons for the entire nation. As of December 31, 2014, the state of Texas held 166,043 prisoners under its jurisdiction. Of those, Texas contracted with the private prisons to hold 14,368 individuals. The Federal government likewise contracts with the private prisons, who held 40,017 inmates under BOP jurisdiction as of December 31, 2014.
Since 1999, the size of the private prison population has nearly doubled, growing 90% from 69,000 prisoners in 1999 to 131,300 in 2014.
If your loved died or was catastrophically injured while housed in a private prison facility, you should contact us now for a free consultation.
Alford & Clark is accepting cases against for-profit private prison companies operating in Texas, including CoreCivic (formerly Corrections Corp. of America), The GEO Group, Inc., LaSalle Corrections, and Management & Training Corporation (MTC).
Get your free, confidential consultation now. One of our private prison accident attorneys is always on call – 24/7 – and we are happy to answer any of your questions absolutely free of charge. Alford and Clark will evaluate your case for free. When you put Alford & Clark in your corner, there is no upfront cost and you will never have to pay us out of your pocket. We only get paid when we win your case. Best of all, there is zero risk to you. If we don’t win your case, no matter how much we spent fighting on your behalf, you will never owe us a dime.
It is hard when your loved one is incarcerated. Many families take refuge in the idea that they will have a chance to reunite with their loved one once they have served their time.
Tragically, due to the negligence of the private prisons that make a fortune keeping people behind bars, many families never get the chance to have that reunion and reconciliation. Alford & Clark know that your loved one, incarcerated or not, deserves respect.
Alford & Clark are here for you during the most difficult times, and have the experience to help you get the justice that both you and your lost loved one deserve.