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Family of Ernie Tyler sues Baltimore nursing facility where he died
Family of Ernie Tyler sues Baltimore nursing facility where he died

The family of longtime Orioles umpires attendant Ernie Tyler is suing a Baltimore nursing home, claiming that a doctor at the facility cut off life-sustaining care to Tyler without authorization. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Baltimore Circuit Court, alleges that a day after Tyler checked into Genesis ElderCare Long Green Center in February 2011, his attending physician, Kenneth Lindyberg, "terminated necessary medical care, including antibiotics, blood products, medical tests, and medications without Mr. Tyler's permission and without the knowledge or permission of his family." Tyler, a beloved Orioles figure who once worked 3,769 consecutive home games, died a week later...

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