From your facts, I cannot determine if you have a case.
Also, Hospice has some immunity (limited) in some states.
Best you have a sit down consult with a local lawyer.
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I am sorry your mother passed away. If she was in hospice, that means a doctor had already determined she did not have long to live. The fact that she had already been in the hospital many times with aspiration pneumonia, and her organs were shutting down at the end seems to confirm that everything that could be done for her, had already been done. I would be very surprised if you could find a lawyer to undertake a wrongful death case in these circumstances, and even more surprised if such a case would succeed.
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I agree with Mr. Brophy's analysis. I would just add that the statute of limitations in TN is just 1 year. If you are interested in having a TN lawyer assess the case for you, do not delay.
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