Verdicts

Lowman v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review

We are frequently asked to represent drivers and other entities who have become involved in accidents in which the other vehicle was being operated commercially for Uber or UberEATS. In those cases, there is often confusion as to whether the opposing driver’s personal auto policy must apply, or...

Furniture Tip-Over Suit vs Industry Trade Organization Dismissed

Philadelphia Partner Andrew Gallogly recently secured the dismissal of the plaintiff’s complaint in a closely watched Ikea furniture tip-over lawsuit on behalf of an industry trade organization. Vowing in extensive media coverage to take on the entire furniture industry after settling with the...

Section 1983 Civil Rights/Excessive Force Police Arrest Dismissed on Motion and Plaintiff’s Appeal Denied by US Court of Appeals.

Plaintiff alleged the Chief of Police of a Western Pennsylvania Municipality had used excessive force in the process of arresting him. Our Pittsburgh based partner, Charlie Saul, prepared and argued before the USDC, Western District, his Motion for Summary Judgement on behalf of the Police Chief...

Mark Sheridan Successfully Resolves Wrongful Death Action with Praise from his Client and the Insurer

Our Scranton colleague, Mark Sheridan, represented the interests of a developer who had constructed a small subdivision by the Susquehanna River in Luzerne County, PA. During a flooding event nearby the river, carbon monoxide (believed to have been ancient in origin) seeped...

Western District USDC Dismissal of Our Client with Prejudice

Partners Ron Reitz and Dan Taylor were successful in securing a dismissal of a Third-Party Complaint in the USDC Western District, in a case involving a choice of law and indemnity provision in the contract for the sale of a hydraulic jack/snubbing unit. Plaintiff’s...

Jonathan Herbst has Summary Judgement Affirmed by Superior Court

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the grant of summary judgment in a premises liability case defended by Margolis Edelstein Philadelphia partner Jonathan D. Herbst. Plaintiff was seriously injured when he tripped over a dolly in a dark trailer. At deposition, plaintiff admitted that he could...

Admitted Liability in Auto Case Results in Zero Damage Award by Jury

Christopher Marcucci in our New Jersey office secured a “no cause” in an auto accident where liability was stipulated. The jury, assessing damages, only, found the youthful plaintiff’s complaints regarding permanent knee damages and future pain and suffering with a life expectancy of more...

Dog Bites Mail Man – Jury Excludes Landlord

Our Central & Southern New Jersey colleague, Christopher Marcucci, recently secured a defense verdict for his landlord client who was sued by a US Postal Worker allegedly attacked by a dog owned by his client’s tenant. At the conclusion of the trial the jury found no cause of action against...

Liquor Liability Win For Scranton Partner, Daniel Stofko

Facts: a patron at our client’s bar left the premises after drinking beer and playing pool for several hours in the afternoon with a friend and was killed while riding his motorcycle shortly after departing. The Coroner confirmed the decedent’s BAC was 0.257, however,...

Partner Glenn Ricketti Completes Successful Mediation in Major Case Involving Rear End Collision

Our Philadelphia partner, Glenn Ricketti, Esq., recently completed a successful mediation in a major case where our client’s large, industrial dump truck rear-ended a school bus in traffic on the Schuylkill Expressway in Philadelphia, PA. The case involved a claim by the bus driver plaintiff, who...

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