Tres and Heather Biggs' son Lane was diagnosed with leukemia when he was five years old.
"We had so many — multiple health issues in our family at the same time, it put us in a bracket that made insurance unattainable," Heather Biggs said.
Tres Biggs was working two jobs but they fell behind on their medical bills, then the unthinkable happened.
"You wouldn't think you'd go to jail over medical bills," Tres Biggs said.
Tres Biggs went to jail for failing to appear in court for unpaid medical bills.
"They want the money collected, and I'm trying to do my job as best I can by following the law.".
But in almost every case in Coffeyville, that money goes to pay attorneys like Hassenplug and the medical debt his clients are owed. »