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GMR Congratulates Nine of Our Attorneys Recognized as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

GMR had more attorneys than ever recognized as Super Lawyers in 2021. Lori Miller, Eamon Merrigan, Matthew Moroney, Claire Neiger, Jason Rubin, and Cy Goldberg have been named 2021 Super Lawyers.

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 […]

Joe Petka Wins Spine Surgery Trial

Mr. Petka won a Chester County trial resulting from a 2013 car accident in West Chester.  Mr. Petka’s client, a 24-year-old woman, was sued after rear-ending a 68-year-old disabled veteran’s SUV. The plaintiff underwent spinal fusion surgery two years before the accident, and alleged that the accident had caused the fusion to become loose.  The […]

Strong Cross Examination of Liability Expert by Eamon Merrigan Leads to Defense Verdict for his Client

At a hard-fought premises liability trial, Plaintiff claimed to have slipped and fallen on Defendant’s sidewalk.  Plaintiff asserted that virtually all water from Defendant’s property pooled on an area of Defendant’s sidewalk due to poor grading and the home’s drainage system discharging directly onto the sidewalk.  Plaintiff further alleged that insufficient lighting turned the area […]

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