The Harris County Commissioner’s Court approved a $167,500 settlement in a lawsuit over a woman who died while in a county jail in 2008.
The lawsuit alleged that Margarita Saavedra had begged for medical treatment from the jail staff for a staph infection in the days before she died.
She was being held in the county jail awaiting trial on drug charges when she died. Chris Moran, Houston Chronicle 05/11/2010
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