Philip Gonzales Sep. 3, 2016, 7:16pm


BEAUMONT – A daughter and administrator allege a home health care employee injured their decedent and the injuries caused the decedent's death.

Suzette Morgan, individually, and Wyatt Snider, as dependent administrator of Doris Thomas, filed a complaint on Aug. 11 in the Jefferson County District Court against Texas Home Health of America LP alleging medical negligence and wrongful death.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on July 11, 2014, decedent Doris Thomas was under the care of defendant Texas Home Health of America. The suit states that Morgan believed that decedent sustained bruises on her face and injuries caused by an employee of the defendant. Thomas ultimately died on Aug. 14, 2014, from physical injuries, the suit states.

The plaintiffs holds Texas Home Health of America LP responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to provide the professional care of a qualified health care provider and such other acts of negligence as may be shown at trial.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek monetary relief of not less than $200,000 but not more than $1,000,000, plus costs of court, pre- and post-judgment interest and such other relief to which they may be entitled. They are represented by John Werner of Reaud Morgan & Quinn LLP in Beaumont.

Jefferson County District Court Case number B198837

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