In Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company, et al. v. AB Medical Services, PLLC, Index 100813/11, automobile insurers sought a declaration that they did not have to pay a provider’s No-Fault claims because the provider impermissibly billed for the services of independent contractors. The insurers prevailed at trial, and the provider appealed the verdict. The New York […]
Jillian Vukson successfully prevailed on a motion for summary judgment, dismissing all claims against her clients in a Bucks County auto negligence action. The lawsuit stemmed from a December 2015 motor vehicle accident that occurred on Lincoln Highway. Plaintiff was riding his bicycle at night, attempting to cross against a red traffic light when Jillian’s […]
In Unitrin Advantage Ins. Co. v. Beckles, a No-Fault automobile insurer commenced a declaratory judgment action seeking to disclaim coverage on the ground that the claimant had failed to appear for independent medical examinations (“IMEs”). The trial court had denied the insurer’s motion for summary judgment, finding that the IME notices were not timely mailed. […]
GMR Cares: Partner Eamon Merrigan Coordinated Charity Raffle for Toys for Tots and GMR Matches Donations
Partner, Eamon Merrigan recently coordinated a charity raffle for Toys for Tots. The firm matched the proceeds Eamon raised. The raffle allowed for the purchase of nearly 230 toys for less fortunate children with more than $3,000 to spend.
The Pennsylvania Superior Court Unanimously Affirmed Claire Neiger’s Philadelphia Defense Verdict Finding Use of Force by Hospital Security Officers Justified
Claire Neiger convinced the Pennsylvania Superior Court to affirm her 2018 Philadelphia trial victory in favor of a local Hospital. Appellants argued that the trial court erred in giving a misleading, non-standard citizen’s arrest jury instruction. The Superior Court found that “citizen’s arrest” was not referenced in any jury questions, and even if the citizen’s […]