Class-Action Lawsuits

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against UPMC In Pittsburgh Tuberculosis Case

Attorney Brendan Lupetin has filed a class-action lawsuit against University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on behalf of a patient that was exposed to tuberculosis by a UPMC emergency room nurse in on October 31, 2017.

The hospital, after discovering in March 2018 that the nurse was infected with TB believes that patients were exposed during the period of October 28, 2017 – February 28, 2018. The hospital informed 4,700 patients of the potential exposure that they needed to be tested for tuberculosis.

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Contaminated Water At Summit Elementary School

Pittsburgh attorney Brendan Lupetin of Lupetin & Unatin has been retained to represent the children of Summit Elementary School in a lawsuit against the Butler Area School District after high levels of lead and E. coli bacteria were found in the school district’s well water.

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Hepatitis Survivor Lucky To Be Alive

Originally Published January 9, 2004 Bill Vidonic, Times Staff Writer BEAVER – Richard Miller will be on anti-rejection medication for the rest of his life to keep his new liver functioning properly. The 57-year-old said he is struggling to regain

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Chi-Chi’s Lawsuits Withdrawn

Originally Published: December 3, 2003 By Bill Vidonic, Times Staff Writer Three lawsuits filed against Chi-Chi’s Mexican restaurant have been withdrawn while lawyers decide whether to hold the restaurant responsible, or also those who may have supplied the source of

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U.S. Inspectors Checking Onion Farms In Mexico

Originally published December 2, 2003 Christopher Snowbeck And Torsten Ove, Post-Gazette Staff Writers A team of U.S. investigators joined authorities in Mexico yesterday, hoping to determine what might have contaminated scallions that were linked to a hepatitis A outbreak at

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Green Onions Suppliers Face Suit

Originally Published December 2, 2003 By Robert Baird, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Staff Writer A federal lawsuit was filed Monday in Pittsburgh against four companies accused of distributing green onions to a Chi-Chi’s Restaurant in Beaver County. The lawsuit was filed on

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