Schwarzenegger sued by prisoner

October 17th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Arnold SchwarzeneggerNew York, Oct 17 (IANS) California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is being sued by prisoner Terry Alexander who claims he is confined to a wheelchair for life because the actor-turned-governor did not provide him proper medical attention in reports that Alexander is suing for $100,000. Alexander, who is in Wasco State Prison in California, wrote in his lawsuit that he developed a debilitating disease called “valley fever”. The fever was caused by the location of the prison.

Alexander claimed he filled out medical papers and requested for a transfer, but he never received one. And now blames the neglect on the part of authorities for the reason he is now in a “wheelchair for life”.

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