PA Disability Residential Facility not Entitled to Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Suit/ Immunity under MHMRA 50 P.S. § 4603 Deemed Erroneous http://bit.ly/o7zQub / @LexisNexis

PA Disability Residential Facility not Entitled to Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Suit. Immunity under Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act (MHMRA) 50 P.S. § 4603 Deemed Erroneous http://bit.ly/o7zQub / @LexisNexis. For full case opinion see Potts v. Step By Step Inc., 2011 PA Super 1501558 MDA 2010 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2011). (the appellate court found that the case should have gone before a jury to determine gross negligence or incompetence by the facility under 50 P.S. § 4603 (which covers day-to-day care and treatment, admission and discharge decisions). The court reversed the order of the trial court and remanded the matter for further proceedings).

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2 Responses to PA Disability Residential Facility not Entitled to Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Suit/ Immunity under MHMRA 50 P.S. § 4603 Deemed Erroneous http://bit.ly/o7zQub / @LexisNexis

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