Silberblatt Mermelstein is involved in cases against nursing homes and assisted living facilities based on their neglect and mistreatment of their elderly and disabled residents. One such case was recently settled by Merle Kramer Mermelstein for a substantial amount. At the conclusion of the settlement, a special needs trust was established for the benefit of our client and to otherwise assure that the client would not lose government sponsored benefits because of the settlement.
Mermelstein Settles Case Mistreatment Of Their Elderly And Disabled Residents
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Merle Kramer Mermelstein is a 1982 graduate of Cornell University. She received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1985 where she was awarded the Order of the Barristers. Merle has served as President of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and on the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. She has served as Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, the Court Rules Committee, and the Civil Litigation Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. She has served as the Chair of the Sole and Small Firm Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. In addition, Merle is a Fellow of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, recognition of her status as one of the top trial lawyers in Allegheny County, and she currently serves on its Board of Governors and is a member of its Long Range Planning…