His mother has gone back to Greece. She had applied for Medicaid, which has not come through yet.
The attorney says there was no "mischief" on this part, no spending down of assets. He has other siblings in Greece.
In 2005, Pennsylvania moved the filial responsibility law from the welfare code to the family code.
The nursing home says it did not get proper paper work form the nursing home.
WTAE in Pittsburgh has this account here. The story says that the nursing home won in court, under the little-known law.