Testimonials

Praise for Charlie Saul – Dismissal of EEOC Charge of Discrimination Against Township

Upon learning of the EEOC decision to Dismiss the Plaintiff’s Charge of Discrimination against a suburban Pittsburgh Township, the Township Solicitor sent the following note to the Township insurer: “Although I’m sure that you already know it, Charlie Saul is a credit to the profession. Thank-you for bringing him to (our) Township.”

Praise for Scranton Partner Jerry Connor

Upon learning a challenging premises liability lawsuit involving an invitee to commercial property who had sustained a serious compression fracture in her lower back, was resolved, the client responded to Jerry as follows:

“Thanks Gerald! Great news!! I am very pleased and relieved this lawsuit has been settled. I appreciate all your help – you took good care of us, and made the process smooth and understandable. I wish you health and prosperity forever! Warm Regards …”

Engineering Errors & Omissions Defense – Praise for Dianne Wainwright

Following the successful resolution of a challenging engineering malpractice claim, the excess and surplus lines claim professional commented: “Just wanted to reiterate how much I, on behalf of (the insurer), appreciated all of your work on this file – it was challenging in many different ways and I am not sure many counsel could have navigated the legal/technical/interpersonal(!) issues so well. Best regards,”

Praise for Jonathan Herbst & Bill Remphrey

After successfully resolving a serious bodily injury matter on behalf of our regional grocer/retailer, The Chief Risk Officer sent the following note to Bill and Jonathan: “Thank you for your outstanding representation in this matter. We certainly appreciate how your firm has always worked very hard on our behalf. My hope is that we do not need your defense services frequently, however, I would strongly lean toward your firm to assist in these important matters. Again thank you ….”

Praise for Scranton Partner, Jerry Connor in Handling Auto Defense

Upon successfully resolving a serious auto liability matter, the claim professional/large loss adjuster, commented: “Jerry … I wanted to say again you did a fantastic job in the plaintiff deposition which aided us in being able to resolve this matter. Thank you.”

Praise for Jim Kahn & Elit Felix for resolving a complex federal tax dispute stemming from damages mitigation on a legal malpractice claim.

After successfully concluding a settlement agreement with a malpractice Plaintiff which allowed an IRS refund request on the Plaintiff’s behalf for several hundred thousand dollars, and then overseeing the refund petition to the IRS, the refund was granted and that greatly lowered the carrier’s indemnity obligation under the settlement. The professional lines claim counsel commented:

“WOW! Thank you for all of the excellent hard work in helping to bring this long journey to a great conclusion, gentlemen!”

Praise for Partner Cathy Straggas Recovering on Cross-Claim/Tender

Upon learning our Philadelphia based partner, Cathy Straggas, had recovered for our client on a contribution action, the national claims administrator commented

“Hello Cathy: Thank you. (Our retailer client) rarely gets any reimbursement over the last years- it seems we pay out on endless files and pay all fees on these tender issues and never get anything back. This is great. This file will be a milestone. The client will love this.”

Praise for Stephanie Cho and Emery Mishky Regarding Defense of Renter of Commercial Scaffolding from which Plaintiff Fell Sustaining Catastrophic Injuries.

Upon learning a challenging defense case had been amicably resolved and the need for further extensive trial preparation and testimony eliminated, our client commented: Stephanie. What a relief. Thanks so much for your hard work on the case. I spoke to Emery yesterday and thanked him as well. Both of you have been very understanding and helpful during this long process. I sincerely appreciate it. Take care.

Praise for Jim Huggett in Successful Dismissal of Delaware Action

Comments from a Corporate Board Member defendant confronted in Delaware Bankruptcy proceeding with allegations of malfeasance by the company Trustee upon learning plaintiffs dismissed their action:

“Jim, long overdue is my note of thanks and gratitude for your outstanding diligence and resolution to the suit brought against me by the trustee. Amidst the lengthy complaint filled with confusing legal jargon, your detail to filter what was relative to my case, and the reassurance you provided throughout the process was calming and precisely accurate. Your services are well appreciated and highly recommended.”

Praise for Bankruptcy Team Led by Partner Jim Huggett Following Conclusion of Contentious BCY Matter

At the conclusion of a contentious bankruptcy matter in Philadelphia, the client, founder and CEO of a commercial staffing company, commented: “Jim I can’t thank you and your staff enough for your advise, guidance and compassion throughout the process. It made all the difference.”

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