If you sue a nursing home for the wrongful death of a love one, can you also and separately sue the owner/s of the nursing home?

Asked on September 22, 2014 under Personal Injury, Texas


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your loss.  Generally speaking the best strategy is to sue everyone at the same time for the same thing (which is what I am assuming that you are doing).  Certain people will be protected under their employers policy if they were acting within the scope of their employment and it can be difficult to hold people personally liable.  Sometimes their acts have to be so egregious to fall out side of their liability policy terms.  Seek legal help.  Good luck.

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