PITTSBURGH – An Ambridge widower alleges his late wife's pressure sores were not properly monitored by two medical facilities.
Theodore S. Polas, as executor of the estate of Georgia A. Polas filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, doing business as UPMC Montefiore, and Select Specialty Hospital - Pittsburgh Inc. alleging wrongful death.
According to the complaint, Georgia A. Polas was treated by the defendant in January and February 2015. The suit states she died Feb. 27, 2016, of septic shock and other ailments.
The plaintiff holds UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and Select Specialty Hospital - Pittsburgh, Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to properly treat Georgia Ann Polas' pressure ulcers.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount of more than $35,000. He is represented by Anthony J. D'Amico and Michael D. D'Amico of D'Amico Law Offices LLC in Pittsburgh.
Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County case number GD-17-000758