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Pittsburgh-area nursing home sued by patient's family

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is never an easy one to make. The task of finding the best care and a comfortable living situation for a family member while avoiding potential negligence or abuse can be challenging, as any Pittsburgh nursing home abuse lawyer knows.

Pennsylvania widow awarded $3.2 million in wrongful death suit

Losing a loved one in an accident can be devastating and can leave family members feeling confused, angry and anxious to seek retribution for their loss. Any Pittsburgh wrongful death lawyer knows how families struggle when an accident claims the life of a loved one.

Wrongful Death Suit Brought Against Gas-Industry Companies

The workplace can become dangerous for many reasons; everything from asbestos exposure to defective machinery can pose a threat. Less commonly, unstable co-workers create their own dangers. In a tragic example, a business meeting last year in the Pittsburgh area turned into a confrontation leading to a deadly attack between two co-workers. A wrongful death lawsuit was recently filed in a local court against the two companies responsible for arranging the meeting.

Two Pennsylvania Companies Sued for Wrongful Death

A woman is suing two companies based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Synthes and Norian Corp., for the wrongful death of her mother in 2003. According to its website, Synthes, "develops, produces and markets instruments, implants and biomaterials for the surgical fixation, correction and regeneration of the human skeleton and its soft tissues."

Bill Detrimental to Injured Nursing Home Residents Stuck in Senate

Making the decision to place a loved one in the care of a long-term facility is difficult and fraught with emotions. After deciding to turn their well-being over to a nursing home, we expect a certain standard of care. The long-term care facility takes on the responsibility of keeping our loved ones out of harm's way. When a nursing facility fails to protect those in their care, the injured resident or, in severe cases where death results, the family of the resident, have the ability to bring a cause of action against the negligent nursing home.