Adam Wagner acts for family of deaf prisoner who died after a series of serious failings at HMP Pentonville

Adam Wagner acted for the family of Tyrone Givans, a profoundly deaf 32-year-old man who took his own life after less than three weeks in custody at HMP Pentonville. The inquest has concluded finding numerous system and individual failures contributed to his death. 

Adam was instructed by Chanel Dolcy at Bhatt Murphy Solicitors. You can read more via Inquest, BBC News and the Islington Tribune

This is the third inquest which Adam has acted in in the past two months where juries have found significant failings. He also acted for families in:

  • Inquest into the death of Emma Butler, a detained patient who died after a change in her treatment regime at a mental health hospital. Instructed by Merry Varney of Leigh Day & Co – press coverage

  • Inquest into the death of John Delahaye, a diabetic prisoner who took his own life using an insulin pen which, the jury concluded, he should not have been given in his cell by the prison GP. Instructed by Karen Rogers of Tuckers Solicitors – press coverage