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Farmington Attorney Vonne Karraker on Civil Suit Against St. Francois County

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Farmington attorney Vonne Karraker is part of a legal team that filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against St. Francois County, Sheriff Dan Bullock, Correctional Healthcare, Inc., former Jail Administrator Dennis Smith and jail nurse Heather Smith as defendants. The civil suit alleges unsanitary conditions at the jail, denied medical care to inmates and violence against and among inmates. Karraker says this is a case that has been building for years…

Karraker anticipates that the case will take a few years to resolve…

Karraker says the plaintiffs will venture to prove that public officials did not live up to their job of serving the public in the manner expected and required…

We have reached out to Sheriff Dan Bullock and other St. Francois County officials about this case. They have declined to comment deferring to their representation to do so.

Full interview with Vonne Karraker

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