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Claire Neiger Obtains Defense Verdict for Hospital in Two Week Assault Trial

Claire Neiger obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a defendant hospital after a two week Philadelphia trial before Judge Quinones Alejandro. Plaintiff, an EMT for an independent ambulance company, alleged he was severely injured, both physically and emotionally, after being brutally assaulted by a psychiatric patient in the defendant hospital’s care. Plaintiff presented 5 […]

Warren Holland Successfully Raises Limited Tort Defense

Warren Holland obtained a defense verdict in a rear end motor vehicle arbitration action where the defendant was indisputably at fault.  The plaintiff alleged that he suffered serious neck and back injuries, including bulging discs in his cervical spine.  The plaintiff underwent approximately five months of chiropractic and physical therapy for cervical disc bulges.  Mr. Holland […]

Lucille Bitterman Obtains Defense Award

Lucille Bitterman obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability action involving a defendant hospital. The plaintiff alleged that she entered an elevator on defendant’s property and slipped and fell on liquid in the elevator floor causing her to sustain left knee and back injuries, including lumbar radiculopathy and lumbar bulging discs and cysts.  Ms. […]

Joseph Petka Obtains Favorable Award in Auto Trial

Joseph Petka represented the defendant in a rear-end auto accident, in which the plaintiff had the benefit of full tort coverage.  Mr. Petka stipulated to liability and defended the case on the credibility of the plaintiff’s damages.  The plaintiff had approximately one year of treatment for a diagnosis of an annulus fibrosis tear at the […]

Eamon Merrigan Presents Successful Sudden Emergency Defense

Plaintiff alleged that she was traveling on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, when she and drivers traveling in front of her came upon several large pieces of metal debris on the road.  Plaintiff further alleged that she and multiple drivers in front of her were able to safely stop their vehicles without contacting any debris or other […]

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