Q: My daughter died at John Petersmith Hospital (a county hospital) due to doctor errors and negligence. Can I file malpractice?
A: You can file against a county hospital, however, you must get permission first. The Texas Tort Claims Act applies here. The Act requires that you send a claim notice letter to the county first before you can file a lawsuit. There are many rules and caveats you must follow and therefore contacting an attorney is crucial.
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