A segment of attorneys say they will be tracking the progress of a federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleging the mistreatment of inmates, especially those with mental health disabilities, at the super maximum security prison located at Northern Correctional Institution in Somers.

“Prisoner rights lawyers will definitely be looking at this case. I’ve seen the lawsuit and read the pleading and depositions in other cases and what is going on there is gross,” said Hartford solo practitioner Ken Krayeske, who has represented about 15 prisoners in his 10 years as an attorney.

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