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Lackawanna County Bar Association Honors Michael Savitsky

The Lackawanna Bar Association has honored and acknowledged Mike Savitsky for his: "Invaluable contributions to the practice of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law, and as a well-respected and admired member of the Lackawanna Bar Association who has worked effectively as an advocate, while...

New partners Gerald Connor and Michael Miller

Our annual firm retreat concluded this weekend and Margolis Edelstein takes great pride in recognizing our colleagues, Gerald Connor and Michael Miller, who have been elevated to partner. Jerry is based in our Scranton office where he focuses upon defending a broad range of casualty matters...

Margolis Edelstein Supports Turning Points for Children

​ Margolis Edelstein recently...

Supreme Court, Overruling 3rd and Other Circuits, Says Order Denying Confirmation of Bankruptcy Plan Is Not Final. Government Position Loses 9-0

The U.S. Supreme Court on May 4, 2015 held in Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank that a Bankruptcy Court order declining to confirm a bankruptcy plan is not 'final' and therefore not appealable as of right under federal law. The 3rd Circuit and others had held to the contrary. The Court's ruling...

PA Supreme Court Refuses to Extend Multiple Trigger of Coverage Beyond Asbestos Disease Cases

In Penn National v. St. John, 106 A.3d 1 (Pa. 2014), the insured negligently installed underground plumbing for St. John’s dairy farm such that waste water infiltrated a clean water system, slowly poisoning the dairy herd. St. John observed the deleterious effects on his dairy herd...

Dawn Dezii to Present on “Use of Asbestos by United States Military”

We are pleased to announce that Margolis Edelstein Partner and Toxic Tort Department head Dawn Dezii, Esquire will be presenting at ACI’s 19th Advanced Forum on Asbestos Claims & Litigation, June 23-24 in Chicago. Dawn will be presenting on "Use of Asbestos by the United States Military." For...

Partner Mary Lou Maierhofer Elected President Elect of the Blair County Bar Association

Congratulations to our partner, Mary Lou Maierhofer, who has been elected once again to the President Elect position of the Blair County Bar Association.  Mary Lou has been a member of the Bar Association since 1992, and has been a member of the Board of Governors since 2005, and the...

Margolis Edelstein Brightens the Holidays for Those in Need

Red Cross Hurricane Relief:Margolis Edelstein has added the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund as a selected charity for 2012. The firm pledged to match the donations it received from our staff. The Red Cross continues to focus on reaching as many people as possible...

Contributions of Margolis Edelstein Brighten Holidays for Underprivileged Children

As we have done for several years, Margolis Edelstein and our staff supported Rubye's Kids Holiday Party as our holiday charitable gift giving. This Philadelphia based charity puts together and hosts a holiday party, complete with gifts and a warm meal, for over 500 underprivileged children in...

Jennifer Coatsworth, Esq., is the first recipient of the Distinguished Young Lawyer Award!

Congratulations to our colleague, Jen Coatsworth, Esq., for receiving the Distinguished Young Lawyer Award from the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel!  The award honors: "... a young lawyer who best exemplifies the qualities of professionalism and dedication as defense counsel in the...

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