pleasant valley http://kvpr.org en Class Action Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of Inmates With Valley Fever http://kvpr.org/post/class-action-lawsuit-filed-behalf-inmates-valley-fever <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lawyers representing inmates at Pleasant Valley State Prison in Fresno County and </span>Avenal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> State Prison in Kings County filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court Tuesday.</span></p></div><p>The suit is on behalf of black, elderly, and immune-compromised inmates who acquired valley fever since July 2009, while serving time at the two institutions.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 23:30:55 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 18129 at http://kvpr.org Class Action Lawsuit Filed On Behalf of Inmates With Valley Fever State Raises Questions About Moving Inmates At Risk of Valley Fever http://kvpr.org/post/state-raises-questions-about-moving-inmates-risk-valley-fever-1 <p></p><p>In a motion filed in U.S. District Court yesterday, the state Attorney General raised questions about the federal order to exclude inmates especially vulnerable to valley fever from two Central Valley prisons.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 16:39:30 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 14734 at http://kvpr.org State Raises Questions About Moving Inmates At Risk of Valley Fever