My 90 year old aunt passed away due to sepsis caused by an untreated wound she received in a nursing home. My siblings got wind of the fact that I am planning to file suit against the nursing home and are saying that If I do, they are entitled to any money that may be recovered. My siblings never went to see my aunt, never. I took care of her before she was admitted to the nursing home & visited her 2-3 times a day. I buried her. Also, my siblings said that my POA died with my aunt. I am wondering if they are correct. If so, what if I had filed suit before my aunt died & still had POA? My aunt did not have children of her own, she considered me as her daughter. My question is, does my siblings have a right to any money that I may receive from a negligence suit from the nursing home? Thanks
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