Texas pays $1.9M to Sandra Bland’s family in wrongful death lawsuit

The family of 28-year-old Sandra Bland, whose death in the Waller County Jail in 2015 gained national attention, will receive a $1.9 million settlement from Texas authorities to settle a wrongful death lawsuit they lodged.

Around $1.8 million will come from Waller County Jail while the remaining $100,000 will come from the Texas Department of Public Safety. Bland’s mother, Geneva Reed-Veal, welcomed the development, saying, “Hopefully, moving forward, this will stop deaths that are occurring in jails around the country.” Bland was arrested in June of last year after a traffic stop for a minor violation. Authorities ruled her death in jail three days later as a suicide. Changes to the jail’s protocol to prevent future incidents from occurring are part of the settlement Bland’s family received.

The attorneys at the Chris Mayo Law Firm provide legal services to our clients in San Antonio and other areas in Texas. We handle personal injury cases such as wrongful death, among others. Call our offices today at (210) 999-9999 to discuss your situation and learn what we can do for you.

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