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Punitive Damages Bid OK'd In Patient Bedsore Death Suit

Law360 (April 9, 2018, 9:11 PM EDT) -- A nursing home accused of being responsible for the death of a patient from complications arising from severe bedsores should face a claim for punitive damages, a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Monday, saying the allegations, if proven, warrant an award for punitive damages under state law.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Martin C. Carlson recommended the denial of a motion to dismiss brought by Golden Living Center-Stroud in a suit accusing the nursing home of negligently caring for patient Mary Ann Miller who died from medical complications arising...
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Case Information

Case Title

Allfrey v. GGNSC East Stroudsburg LP et al

Case Number



Pennsylvania Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice


Robert D. Mariani

Date Filed

November 30, 2017

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