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Mealey's PI/Product Liability - 5th Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Wrongful Death Suit Against Assisted Living Facility

NEW ORLEANS - A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 4 affirmed the dismissal with prejudice of a wrongful death suit against an assisted living facility, finding that the decedent's family's second amended complaint was "insufficient to support a plausible inference" that the facility's administration of an antipsychotic drug was the likely cause of the woman's fatal pneumonia (Mack Peterson, et al. v. Silverado Senior Living, Incorporated, No. 19-20072, 5th Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 33082).
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