Current Cases

In most circumstances our cases are private, but when the details have been made public prior to our becoming involved (such as by the media), we are able to share certain information about the case.

UPMC Mold lawsuits

UPMC Mold lawsuits – Estate of DuVall v. UPMC Presbyterian & Paris Cleaners Inc. et al., Estate of Krieg v. UPMC Montefiore & Paris Cleaners Inc. et al., Estate of Haines v. UPMC Shadyside & Paris Cleaners Inc. et al., and Estate of Landman v. UPMC Shadyside & Paris Cleaners Inc. et al. – a series of wrongful death lawsuits arising from an outbreak of deadly mold infections alleged to have been caused by the hospital system’s environment and/or linens supplied by the Paris Laundry company. Read more about this case at CNN, “Lawsuit alleges sixth death linked to Pittsburgh hospital mold outbreak”. There are in fact seven deaths alleged to have resulted from this Pittsburgh hospital mold outbreak. Watch an investigative interview about the case on WTAE news, “Victim’s family outraged after linen company is implicated in UPMC mold lawsuit”. This case is being litigated by firm Partners Jerry Meyers, Brendan Lupetin and Gregory Unatin.

Hoyman v. UPMC

Hoyman v. UPMC – Class action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of patients alleging that the hospital system’s failure to report an employee’s drug abuse resulted in thousands of patients being exposed to the risk of hepatitis C infection. Read more about the case at Law360 “UPMC Faces Class Action Over Worker’s Spread Of Hep C”. This case is being litigated by Attorney Brendan Lupetin.

Tait v. Butler Area School District et al.

Tait v. Butler Area School District et al. – Class action lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of children students of Summit Elementary School who were exposed for months to water contaminated with dangerous levels of lead and copper. Read more about this case in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Lawsuit: District allowed ingestion of contaminated water at Butler elementary school”. Watch an investigative interview about the case on CBS news, “High Lead Levels Still Present In Butler Co. School’s Water”. Read more at Fox News, “Pennsylvania school district sued over lead levels in water.” This case is being litigated by Attorney Brendan Lupetin as co-counsel.

Alwine v. South Hills Endoscopy Center

Alwine v. South Hills Endoscopy Center – Class action lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of patients alleging that the Center exposed them to a variety of diseases as a result of improper cleaning of endoscopes. This case is being litigated by Attorney Brendan Lupetin.

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