White's family's suit claims negligence

Updated: February 2, 2010, 4:06 PM ET
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PITTSBURGH -- The family of former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Dwight White is suing the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and three doctors, claiming negligence contributed to his death.

Monday's suit in Allegheny County Court says one of White's doctors was out of town and another prescribed an over-the-counter medication when he weakened after being discharged from back surgery in May 2008.

White's wife took him to an emergency room when his condition worsened. A blood ...

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