Q: Can I sue for wrongful death for suicide?
My father committed suicide in early January. He was living in a shelter that focused on helping people with mental health problems and addiction, which he had. He attempted to harm himself before he passed and I believe the shelter did not follow proper procedures to prevent him from another attempt. Could I have standing in Alabama for a lawsuit?
A: I doubt it but consult an Alabama attorney who handles nursing home questions and also contact the Alabama Civil Liberties union to ask if they have "cooperating attorneys" who handle issues regarding homelessness.
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