Woman's estate files wrongful death suit

October 2011
Native American Times;10/14/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 41, p2
The article reports that the estate of Mary Josephine Jones sued the Indian Health Service Medical Center for neglecting her, where her falling led to her death, although the U.S. District Court nullified the lawsuit due to unspecific damages mentioned in the litigation.


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