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Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. Sues Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center

Attorneys at Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. were featured in the media over a suit we filed against the Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Beaver County. We are proud to advocate for 15 residents and their families who were harmed by a preventable COVID-19 outbreak at the nursing home.

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Nursing Homes Found to House Registered Sex Offenders, Endangering Other Residents

Recent reporting from the Tribune-Review has shined a light on the problem of registered sex offenders hidden away at Western Pennsylvania nursing homes, where they are left to prey on unsuspecting residents. Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. is proud to represent those injured in claims against abusers and the facilities that protected and enabled them.

Sexual and Physical Abuse Lawsuits Filed Against McGuire Memorial

Joining with The Law Office of Shaheen Wallace, Esq., LLC, the lawyers here at Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. have taken on a case involving alleged abuses at McGuire Memorial, an intermediate care facility for the disabled in New Brighton. According to the lawsuit, which will soon be filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Beaver County, four disabled residents were filmed and photographed while experiencing severe abuse at the hands of a facility caretaker.

Attorney Robert Peirce Featured in WPXI News

Attorney Robert Peirce is representing an abuse victim in a lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese. The WPXI News recently interviewed Attorney Peirce about the case and Diocese of Pittsburgh’s petition with the Supreme Court.

Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. Represents Nursing Home Resident Photographed Partially Nude

Our team at Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. filed a lawsuit on behalf of a resident with dementia at Paramount Senior Living who was photographed partially nude without her knowledge or consent.

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Pennsylvania Passes New Law to Further Penalize Caregivers Who Sexually Abuse Elders

Pennsylvania recently passed a new law to further penalize caregivers who sexually abuse elders and care-dependent people. Attorney Rob Peirce of Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. was interviewed by The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review for his insight into this sensitive legal matter. He pointed out that the elderly population is often overlooked because many elders live in homes that keep them separated from their families. With COVID procedures making it more difficult than ever to visit elders in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, the risk of being overlooked only increased further.

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Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. holds Press Conference On Meeting With Bishop David Dubik

Bishop David Zubik of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has announced he supports the repeal of the statute of limitations for sexual assault survivors in Pennsylvania.

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Attorney Adrian DeGori Interviewed by WPXI News

Attorney Adrian DeGori was interviewed by a local newsgroup to discuss the pitfalls of a proposed Social Security Administration budget increase that would allow its investigators to pry into the social media accounts of disability applicants.

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Robert Peirce & Associates Represents Male Student in Sexual Assault Case

Robert Peirce & Associates has filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County on behalf of a male student alleging that a male teacher at St. Bernard’s Elementary School sexually assaulted him numerous times while the victim was a student.

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East Pittsburgh residents displaced by Route 30 landslide return home

In the early morning hours of April 7, Richard Clanagan awoke to a knock at the door of his apartment on Electric Avenue in East Pittsburgh.

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Pitt moves to settle lawsuit as Officer Michael Rosfeld claims video clears him in civil case

The University of Pittsburgh is settling a lawsuit filed by two men who claimed they were falsely arrested by former university police Officer Michael Rosfeld after they were kicked out of a bar in December.

Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home Care: Attorney speaks on the different care needs.

Elizabeth Chiappetta, an attorney with the Pittsburgh-based law firm Robert Peirce & Associates, speak on the different care needs.

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Lawsuit filed over unrelated incident involving officer who killed Antwon Rose

PITTSBURGH - Two men filed a lawsuit Monday against the police officer charged in the death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose.

The suit, filed by Robert Peirce & Associates, stems from an incident that allegedly occurred at the Garage Door Saloon in Oakland in December 2017 while Michael Rosfeld was employed by the University of Pittsburgh Police Department.

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Officer Michael Rosfeld to be named in lawsuit involving 2017 Oakland bar incident

The police officer who is charged with fatally shooting Antwon Rose is part of a pending lawsuit in connection with an unrelated incident at an Oakland bar, according to a Pittsburgh law firm.

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Press Conference for Lawsuit Against Officers

Attorney Robert Peirce is representing Timothy Riley and Jacob Schilling as they file suit against Police Officer Michael Rosfeld for depriving the plaintiffs of their civil rights during an arrest. Visit our blog to learn more about the incident.

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Robert Peirce & Associates is working with Bern Firm

The Bern firm is representing a large group of counties that is blaming certain prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the nation’s addiction crisis. Robert Peirce & Associates of Pittsburgh is working with Bern on those cases.

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Partner Elizabeth Chiappetta Leads the Way for Women Attorneys of Robert Peirce & Associates

Attorney Mike Gianantonio Embraces the Challenges of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Cases

Allegheny County Commercial Property Owners Hit by Pandemic

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