Claire Neiger is an experienced trial lawyer with over 25 years of civil litigation experience in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey at the state and federal levels. She focuses on litigation of premises liability, medical malpractice, bad faith, products liability, and insurance coverage matters. Claire has obtained over 75 defense verdicts at trial and numerous successful outcomes in the ADR, UM and UIM forums.
Claire’s practice also concentrates on appellate level work. She has successfully represented the firm defending appeals against defense verdicts before the Superior and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit. Some of her featured successes include: Emerich v. Philadelphia Center for Human Development (Pennsylvania’s Mental Health Procedures Act); Brown v. Albert Einstein Medical Center (medical malpractice); Djukanovic v. Albert Einstein Medical Center (assault by third party); Stormes v. Acme Markets, (premises liability); and Porterfield v. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (medical malpractice). Claire has also achieved success in difficult appeals involving remittitur, indemnification, and attorney work product.
When Claire is not arguing, she enjoys hiking, bird watching, and traveling with her children. Her daughter is carrying on the family tradition and is at Villanova Law School after graduating with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. Her son is excelling at Saint Joseph’s University and has his eye on a J.D. as well. Lance, the family dog, also looks good behind the desk!