Practice Areas

Our Areas of Expertise


Administrative Agency & Appellate

  • Administrative hearings before state and federal agencies and bureaus
  • Prosecute and defend appeals involving firm's litigated cases

Construction, Surety & Design Professionals

  • Representation of owners, developers, contractors, material manufacturers and suppliers in general construction matters
  • Representation of design professionals in claims of professional negligence
  • Representation of insurers and sureties in various insurance coverage matters as they relate to construction claims or issues

Employment Law

  • Consultation with employers regarding employment policies, personnel issues, compensation agreements, affirmative action, hiring and termination
  • Litigation of various employment-related claims
  • Labor arbitration and mediation

General Liability

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability
  • Uninsured/Underinsured motorists claims
  • Admiralty/Maritime and recreational boating claims

Governmental Entity & Civil Rights

  • Representation of counties, townships, boroughs, school districts and other governmental authorities in all types of litigation
  • Claims and cases involving Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act
  • Representation of police and corrections officers
  • Insurance coverage analysis related to public entity litigation

Healthcare & Professional Licensure

  • Medical malpractice defense for hospitals, physicians, long-term care facilities and others
  • Professional license issues and defense
  • General negligence cases
  • Physician employment agreements
  • Confidentiality and other medical records issues
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Medical billing issues
  • Credentialing and staff privileges

Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith

  • Coverage analysis and position letters
  • Declaratory Judgment actions
  • Consultation and advice in avoiding bad faith
  • Defense of bad faith claims against insurers
  • Draft policy language for insurers
  • Assist insurers in responding to market conduct reviews/audits by State Insurance Departments
  • Draft agency agreements and third-party vendor agreements

Long Term Care

  • Representation of nursing facilities, personal care homes, assisted living facilities and continuing care retirement communities
  • Maintenance of regulatory compliance, licensure/certification
  • Representation of licensed professionals before State Licensing Boards
  • Response to day-to-day operational issues from admission through discharge
  • Liability defense and prevention consultation
  • Maximizing cash flow

Subrogation

  • Workers' compensation
  • Property losses
  • Motor vehicle accident claims
  • Products liability claims
  • Premises liability matters

Transportation

  • Representation of drivers, trucking companies and their insurers in civil and/or criminal proceedings
  • Early intervention in and response to catastrophic accidents
  • Coordinating and supervising the retention of appropriate experts
  • Retrieving, documenting and securing important evidence

Workers' Compensation

  • Trial and appellate representation of employers, insurers, agents and/or brokers in matters involving workers' compensation, unemployment compensation and subrogation lien recovery
  • Risk management and risk avoidance advice
  • Analysis and advice concerning reserving and insurance policy interpretation