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McCumber Daniels Attorneys to file a “Petition for Leave to File an Amicus Brief in Support of the Petition for Allowance of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania” on behalf of the PHCA

Philadelphia, PA — October 15, 2010 —Stuart T. O’Neal and Marc L. Penchansky, from the Pennsylvania office of McCumber, Daniels, Buntz, Hartig & Puig, P.A., have been retained to file a Petition for Leave to File an Amicus Brief in Support of the Petition for Allowance of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania challenging the Superior Court’s recent decision in Scampone vs. Grane Healthcare.  The Scampone decision, if left unchanged, would extend corporate liability to nursing homes in Pennsylvania.

McCumber Daniels’ attorneys will request the Supreme Court’s permission to file an Amicus Brief in support of Grane’s request to have the case heard on behalf of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA).  If the Supreme Court grants permission, McCumber Daniels’ will file an Amicus Brief on behalf of these organizations in support of the Supreme Court hearing this case.

The Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA) and its companion organization, the Center for Assisted Living Management (CALM), are statewide trade associations representing more than 334 long-term care and senior service providers that care for almost 33,200 elderly and disabled individuals.  PHCA and CALM advocate for compassionate, quality long-term care for Pennsylvania’s elderly and disabled residents. 

McCumber Daniels is a full service, Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated civil litigation firm with offices in Florida and Pennsylvania. McCumber Daniels offers a wide variety of litigation services for insurers, health care facilities, businesses and licensed professionals. With years of legal, corporate, medical, administrative and legislative experience, the firm provides full-service representation for all of our clients in all types of civil disputes or litigation. 

For more information, please contact Stuart T. O'Neal at soneal@mccumberdaniels.com

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