Two lawsuits involving the use of motorized wheelchairs in Missouri prisons have been settled.
Jeffrey Rogers and Andrew Madden are inmates at the Jefferson City Correctional Center. They had filed suit because state Department of Corrections policy only allowed use of manual wheelchairs, and other inmates were assigned to push them around. Tony Rothert is with the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri.
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