Pennsylvania readers may want to know that Joan Rivers' daughter is pursuing wrongful death claims against the medical services providers who she claims negligently caused her mother's death. A procedure performed on the comedian was supposed to be a routine endoscopy, but complications resulted in the middle of the procedure. Tragically, those complications later proved to be fatal. The daughter is citing medical malpractice in her claims.
Pennsylvania veterans might find their veterans' benefits paperwork to be deceptively easy. On the other hand, they might also find it difficult to understand and even intimidating. In some cases, an individual might be physically or mentally incapable of completing a veterans' benefits application because he or she is suffering from a disability.
A Vietnam veteran claims that he has been wrongly denied veterans' benefits for over 40 years. The man has described the veterans' affairs office as a more vicious enemy than the Viet-Cong he fought in the war. According to his veterans' benefits attorney, the man is owed back benefits, which they are currently seeking in court. Although the man's case is proceeding in a West Coast state, situations like this are not uncommon in Pennsylvania and other parts of the country.
For many Pennsylvania residents, Social Security checks mean the difference between putting food on the table and going hungry. The fact of the matter is that millions of Americans with disabilities rely on the Social Security disability checks every month, and if they did not have them, they would not be able to make ends meet. These, though, are the lucky ones who have qualified for benefits.