Family of inmate who died in custody plans to file wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a man who died while in county custody is planning to file a Texas wrongful death lawsuit.

The victim was Jesus Manuel Galindo, an inmate in the Reeves County Detention Center. Galindo died in December 2008 after not receiving medication for his epilepsy and subsequently being placed in an isolation cell.

Galindo’s family has sought legal representation and plans to move forward with a wrongful death lawsuit against the GEO Group, the company that runs the Reeves County Detention Center. Also to be named as a defendant is the Physicians Network Association, the group that provides medical care to the inmates.

According to Miguel Torres, one of the attorneys working on the case, “This is a very significant matter and a real serious wrongful death case.”

To read more about this Texas wrongful death lawsuit, click here for the complete article.

If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligent actions, contact the Texas wrongful death law firm of Fears | Nachawati today. To receive free legal assistance from a Texas wrongful death lawyer, simply email us or phone us toll free at 1.866.705.7584.

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