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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sued By Prison Inmates

You Poisoned Us With Valley Fever

3/7/2014 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is still being haunted by his political past ... the ex-Gov. is being sued by inmates who accuse him of sentencing them to a fate worse than prison -- a cruel, disfiguring and crippling disease.

According to the lawsuit filed by 22 current and former inmates ... Schwarzenegger and other officials knowingly kept them in a Central Cali prison where they claim Valley Fever killed 30 inmates, and left many more with horrible symptoms.

Valley Fever attacks the body's organs ... victims may suffer skin lesions, limb amputations and brain damage. The disease is spread by spores found in soil -- and the inmates say they were exposed to it. 

The inmates are also suing current Gov. Jerry Brown ... claiming he continued Arnold's policy.

They want cash to cover medical care, and pain and suffering -- beyond the typical prison pain and suffering.

FUN FACT: The plaintiffs are incarcerated at ... Pleasant Valley Prison.

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31.

ADavid Scott    

ARNOLD.... the worst CA. governor.... He KILLED all regulations.... He also sided with corporations against CA workers... I do hope He disappears very soon. He is a s***bag!

148 days ago
32.

KnuckleDragger    

"IT'S NOT A TUMAH!"

148 days ago
33.

Vote2012    

Based on the picture of Arnold with this story it looks as if Arnold may have a touch of what ever is going around. He looks really bad...probably all that steroid use from years ago is catching up with him.

148 days ago
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robegaspie@aol.com    

Ahhhh, poor poor inmates. Now you can all get jobs as extras on all these zombie movies being made out there. Sue him, you should thank him for the chance to work, you s***bags !!!!

148 days ago
35.

crazyforme30    

Still "The Terminator"

147 days ago
36.

abdullh almulhim    

My love in the first representation of his films continue my first my first fan Flamh recent

147 days ago
37.

Knowledge IsPower    

@Pebbles77... Tell that to those suffering from SCD (for example).
I hear your point, but that is a ignorant/naive statement.

147 days ago
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LadyTippy    

Excuse me but if your in prison you get medical free so why are they sueing for medical?

147 days ago
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Rebecca    

That prison carries minimum, medium, and maximum inmates. If it's the maximum inmates? Who gives a chite! If those in the minimum and medium housing suffered these horrible consequences? That is horrible.

147 days ago
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Janice Arenofsky    

Valley Fever is not some stupid little whiny problem that prisoners are complaining about. It's a serious , life-threatening disease that California and Arizona legislators have swept under the carpet for many years. They may have to pay a high price for this moral betrayal.

102 days ago
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