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Joe Petka Wins Another UIM Trial

Joe Petka obtained a defense verdict in his second Philadelphia UIM jury trial this year. Mr. Petka represented a UIM carrier sued by its insured for UIM benefits. The plaintiff, an 83-year-old widower, totaled his vehicle in an intersectional collision, after another driver negligently made a left turn across his path of travel. The plaintiff […]

Joe Petka Obtains Factual Cause Defense Verdict in Philadelphia UIM Trial

Mr. Petka defended a national UIM carrier in a lawsuit for first-party benefits. The plaintiff, who was a 45-year-old sprinkler fitter, was struck by an out-of-control vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard. The plaintiff alleged herniations in his lower back and a meniscal tear in his left knee. The tortfeasor’s carrier quickly tendered the minimal policy limits […]

Joe Petka Wins Trial with $500,000 in Economic Damages at Stake

Philadelphia trial attorney Joe Petka obtained a defense verdict in a Philadelphia UIM jury trial.  The case involved a chain reaction rear-end accident on I-76.  The plaintiff was a 37-year-old married material handler from South Philadelphia.  He had a $75,000 full tort UIM policy, and the tortfeasor tendered his $15,000 in policy limits prior to […]

Joe Petka Obtains Factual Cause Defense Verdict in Philadelphia UIM Trial

Mr. Petka defended a national UIM carrier in a lawsuit for first-party benefits.  The plaintiff, who was a 45-year-old sprinkler fitter, was struck by an out-of-control vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard.  The plaintiff alleged herniations in his lower back and a meniscal tear in his left knee.  The tortfeasor’s carrier quickly tendered the minimal policy limits […]

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