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September 2013 Archives

Pennsylvania city treasurer's wrongful death lawsuit

A recent building collapse that killed six people has left many families, who lost these loved ones, wondering how to respond to the incident. In addition to their emotional recovery, the families can seek legal recourse like filing a wrongful death lawsuit or even a survival action to recover for their loss.

Pennsylvania man wins $10 million in medical malpractice case

The medical field is unlike any other profession. Patients in Pennsylvania, and throughout the United States, place their trust in physicians and other medical care providers to help them through uncertain health situations. Thus, when something goes wrong and there appears to be medical negligence, patients can be put in very vulnerable and devastating situations.

Two jail suicides may be wrongful deaths

The death of a loved one is never an easy situation to handle. This is especially true when there is a debate over the cause of death. The law recognizes that there may be situations that are unclear, and concerned family members have the opportunity to bring a wrongful death claim.

Pennsylvania nursing home patients may be overmedicated

Baby boomers in America are quickly reaching retirement age and beyond. With the aging of the population comes an increase in the number of people relying on nursing homes and assisted living facilities to meet their day-to-day needs. These centers are trusted by families every day to take care of their loved ones, many of whom have complex medical needs. The doctors, nurses and other staff are expected to treat nursing home residents with the utmost care.