Pa. High Court Won't Review Family Medical Bills Liability

Law360, Philadelphia (March 28, 2013, 9:44 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Wednesday it would not reconsider a lower court’s ruling that medical providers do not need to consider other sources of income before suing the family members of delinquent patients to collect on unpaid bills.

John Pittas had asked the justices to overturn a decision by the Pennsylvania Superior Court finding him responsible under the state’s filial liability law for paying almost $93,000 in bills racked up by his mother at a Lehigh County nursing facility operated by Health Care & Retirement...
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