What a sad situation for you and your Family.
The details you provided are sketchy and I would want to know more about what occurred.
However there may be a case of negligent hiring of the Nurse by the Nursing Home.
You should pursue this matter with an attorney.
Suggest you contact an Attorney who specializes in Nursing Home Litigation.
There are specialists in your area that belong to the Nursing Home Litigation Section of the AAJ --American Association for Justice.
It is difficult to fully understand your question, however, I suggrest you may want to contact DADS (Texas State agency) that deals with these issues.
You may want to contact the Ombudsman (if there is one for this facility).
Also, you may want to file a complaint with the Texas Nursing Board (if she is an RN or an LVN)
I am very sorry for the los of your daughter.
Many jail facilities do not provide proper medical treatment for persons with mental illness problems and/or addictions. You have not indicated when this occurred.
The Statute of Limitations in Tennessee is one year, provided however, that may be extended if your daughter was under age.
If suit needs to be filed against a governmental agency (such as the County) there may also be a requirement of Notice to the County.
More facts are needed...
The treatment your Father received is inexcusable and criminal.
Many Nursing Homes employ people with past records that have not been researched properly before being employed.
From the facts described, your Father should have a cause of action against the Nursing Home.
Has the State been contacted about this incident?
Has the State (not just the Police Department) done an investigation?
Strongly suggest you contact an attorney who specializes in Nursing Home litigation.The...
It is very painful to lose a loved one, particularly your Mother.
Suggest you contact an attorney who specializes in Nursing Home-Medical Malpractice issues.
You will have to obtain the records from the SNF and the Hospital.
From what you describe, you and your Family may have a valid claim for your Mother's wrongful death.
I agree with the other comments made.
You should consult with an Elder Law Attorney.
Also, if the person is unable to write, there is a procedure in Texas by which a person can execute a Deed to transfer the house
My condolences on the loss of your Mother.
How unfortunate that Mother went for rehab for a fractured femur and suffered such a tragic outcome.
It sounds as though your Mother sustained Stage 4 bed-sores. Leaving your Mother in soiled diapers for hours exacerbated this condition
You should contact an attorney who specializes in Nursing Home -medical malpractice issues.You should definitely consider suing them.
You wil need a copy of the death certificate.
Was an autopsy performed?
I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Depending upon the state, governmental agencies may be protected by governmental immunity. However, in the event there is a private health care provider contracted by the jail, there may be responsibility on the part of the health care provider. It is difficult to advise on this without further specifics, including the autopsy report. We have worked with similar issues regarding inmates’ access to appropriate healthcare and would be available to discuss...