Francis M. Moore - Experience and Background

Francis M. Moore
Managing Partner

Attorney Frank Moore

Upon graduation from law school in 1990, Attorney Moore served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Edward G. Biester, Jr. Following his judicial clerkship, Attorney Moore became a prosecuting trial attorney.

Attorney Moore spent the next five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, serving in the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office in suburban Philadelphia, and Allegheny County (Pittsburgh) District Attorney’s Office. As a prosecutor, Attorney Moore handled thousands of criminal cases and tried 64 jury trials to verdict. Cases prosecuted included narcotics, sexual assault, child abuse, homicide and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Attorney Moore joined Peter Mansmann in 1995 as a trial attorney. At Mansmann & Moore, Attorney Moore handles all complex litigation matters in the state and federal courts of Ohio & Pennsylvania. Practice areas include civil litigation in the state and federal courts, auto accident cases, uninsured and underinsured cases, product liability matters, FELA and Jones Act cases, ERISA (long term disability cases), and veteran’s disability cases.

Attorney Moore is married to Monica Katsaros Moore and has three sons: Zachary, Jonah and Constantine.

Education:
Washington and Jefferson
College (B.A. Political
Science & History, 1987);
University of Pittsburgh
School of Law (Juris
Doctorate, 1990)

Bar Admissions:
Pennsylvania, 1990; Ohio,
1997; U.S. District Court,
Pennsylvania, 1996; U.S.
Court of Appeals, 6th
Circuit, 1997; U.S. Court
of Appeals, 3rd Circuit,
1996.

Associations: Pennsylvania Bar Association; Ohio Bar Association; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), Member; Accredited Attorney, Department of Veterans Affairs.


Francis M. Moore – Representative Federal & State Cases – Lead Trial Counsel – Cases Listed Below:


Case Type Notations – Number of Claims:

  • Criminal Case (CR);
  • Contract Case (K);
  • Civil Rights/Section 1983 (1983);
  • ERISA/Long Term Disability (ERISA);
  • FELA (FELA);
  • Negligence – Diversity Action (NEG).

2:00-cr-00094-GLL-1
1) BRADLEY L. PETERSON filed 05/15/00 closed 11/17/00
Outcome: *CRIMINAL CASE. ENDED IN GP. Judge: Lancaster
Type:

CR

2:00-cv-00518-WLS
2) OWENS-EL v. CHARLES PROVIDENT AN, et al filed 03/15/00 closed 01/15/04

Outcome: *Jury Trial – 2 weeks before J. Standish.
Defended 4 City of Pittsburgh Police Officers.
Verdict in favor of clients on all counts. Judge: Standish
Type:
1983

2:00-cv-01479-WLS
3) STANLEY v. MATRAZZO, et al filed 08/01/00 closed 08/16/01
Outcome: Section 1983 Civil Rights case. Excessive force – shooting death of Decedent Plaintiff.

Case litigated and settled just prior to jury trial. Judge: Standish
Type:
1983

2:00-cv-02458-DEZ
4) TENNANT v. NORFOLK SOUTHERN COR, et al filed 12/18/00 closed 05/30/02

Outcome: Diversity personal injury case and FELA railroad case. After numerous depositions and pretrial discovery, the case settled prior to jury trial.

Ohio plaintiff represented by attorney Moore.

Case before Judge Ziegler. Judge: Ziegler

Type: FELA

2:01-cv-00751-RJC
5) DIPNER, et al v. DEKA RESEARCH & DEVE, et al filed 04/27/01 closed 01/15/02
Outcome: Diversity case – Product Liability.

Case settled prior trial. Judge: Ziegler
Type:
NEG

2:01-cv-00752-WLS
6) BASKING v. UNUM LIFE INSURANCE, et al filed 04/27/01 closed 08/31/01
Outcome: ERISA – Long term disability denial.

Client from WV who worked in PA.

Case litigated in Federal Court. Discovery proceeded.

Case settled via mediation after motions disposed of in D. Court. Judge: Ziegler
Type: ERISA

2:01-cv-01387-AJS
7) TENNANT, et al v. ESPANSCHIED filed 07/25/01 closed 05/08/03
Outcome: Personal Injury auto case. Diversity.

Case settled prior to trial. Judge: Schwab
Type:
NEG

2:02-cr-00190-MBC-4
8) JODY TORINO filed 09/17/02 closed 05/05/04
Outcome: Federal Criminal matter.

Extensive Grand Jury and pretrial matters.

Case ended in a negotiated GP.
Judge: Cohill
Type: CR

2:02-cv-00001-RJC
9) WILLIAMS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

Jury trial – favorable verdict on all counts. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00002-RJC
10) IMMEKUS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00003-RJC
11) BRANCH, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00004-RJC
12) AKBAR, et al v. CITY OF PITSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00005-RJC
13) MAY v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/17/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00006-RJC
14) LUCAS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/20/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00007-RJC
15) NEIDIG v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/17/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00008-RJC
16) BRYANT v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/01/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich

TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00009-RJC
17) WILSON, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00010-RJC
18) DIGGS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00011-RJC
19) LILLER v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/14/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00012-RJC
20) WILLACY v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/07/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

Excessive Force alleged.

ACLU action.

Case went to jury trial. 4 days. Successfully defended PO Matakovich at trial on all counts.

Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00013-RJC
21) WILLIAMS, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00014-RJC
22) KINTU v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00015-RJC
23) JACKSON v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/20/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial.

Judge: Cindrich

2:02-cv-00016-RJC
24) HENDERSON v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/17/02
Outcome:

Type: 1983 Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial.

Judge: Cindrich
2:02-cv-00017-RJC
25) ANTHOU v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02

Outcome:
Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
TYPE: 1983

2:02-cv-00018-RJC
26) NEUBAUER v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/20/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00019-RJC
27) JOHNSON v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00020-RJC
28) SYMANSKI, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 09/10/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00021-RJC
29) JACKSON v. MORANO, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00022-RJC
30) SCHULTIES v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00023-RJC
31) HUFNAGEL v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00024-RJC
32) LONG v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00025-RJC
33) WHITE v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/17/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Jury Trial. 5 days. Judge ordered directed verdict on probable cause to arrest.

Case tried on damages alone.

Jury awarded White (P) zero damages against defendant. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00026-RJC
34) GREENE v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00027-RJC
35) GRIMMET v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00028-RJC
36) TOE v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00029-RJC
37) HYATT v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 03/04/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00031-RJC
38) LINDLEY, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00032-RJC
39) KUNSMAN v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00033-RJC
40) ASKIN, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00034-RJC
41) HARRIS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00035-RJC
42) POOLE v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/20/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00036-RJC
43) WILLIAMS, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 09/09/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00037-RJC
44) MOSELY v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action. Jury Trial – Settled before conclusion. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00038-RJC
45) THOMAS, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00039-RJC
46) ANTANTIS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 09/10/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00040-RJC
47) HUTSON, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 05/20/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00041-RJC
48) HONKUS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00042-RJC
49) MARTIN v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00043-RJC
50) SIMMONS v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 01/02/02 closed 07/31/02
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:02-cv-00155-GLL-RCM
51) WHITFIELD v. PRUDENTIAL LIFE INS, et al filed 01/16/02 closed 03/19/02

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:02-cv-00157-DWA
52) MERKEL v. UNUM LIFE INSURANCE, et al filed 01/16/02 closed 07/15/02

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:02-cv-01837-WLS
53) HARTFORD INSURANCE v. ENTERPRISE, et al filed 10/28/02 closed 06/25/03

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:03-cv-00182-RJC
54) MCCONKEY v. UNUM PROVIDENT CORPO, et al filed 02/07/03 closed 06/09/03

Type: ERISA ERISA case. Life insurance dispute.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:03-cv-00300-JFC
55) STEWART, et al v. TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH PA, et al filed 02/28/03 closed 12/02/03
Type: 1983
& 1st Amendment Employment case Extensive pretrial litigation, 12 b motions and discovery.

Case finally settled after a 2 day mediation with Judge Ziegler.

Confidential settlement.

2:03-cv-00780-DSC
56) BRUNO v. METROPOLITAN LIFE filed 05/28/03 closed 09/02/03

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:03-cv-00781-JFC
57) SCIULLO v. THE HARTFORD filed 05/28/03 closed 12/02/03

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:03-cv-01216-GLL
58) WEST v. LIBERTY MUTUAL INS, et al filed 08/14/03 closed 03/11/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:03-cv-01382-TMH
59) JOHNSON v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 09/18/03 closed 04/12/05
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

ACLU action.

Settled before trial. Judge: Cindrich
Type: 1983

2:03-cv-01582-TMH
60) LEONARD v. UNUM LIFE INSURANCE, et al filed 10/21/03 closed 05/04/04

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:03-cv-01583-TMH
61) LEWIS v. ALLEGHENY CO SHERIFF, et al filed 10/21/03 closed 03/25/05
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

False Arrest case.

Settled before trial. Judge: Schwab
Type: 1983

2:04-cv-00259-DSC
62) SAUNDERS v. NORFOLK SOUTHERN filed 02/20/04 closed 05/14/04
Outcome: FELA case.

Settled just before trial.
Type: FELA
2:04-cv-00823-TFM
63) MCCONKEY v. METROPOLITAN LIFE IN filed 06/02/04 closed 08/23/04

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:04-cv-01012-GLL-FXC
64) DAVIS v. MCKENNA, et al filed 07/12/04 closed 05/18/06
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

False Arrest case. Case dismissed after MSJ ruled on. CL alleged false arrest – twin sister case. Qualified Immunity applied and case dismissed.

Settled before trial. Judge:
Type: 1983

2:04-cv-01019-DWA-LPL
65) MANCINI v. UNUM PROVIDENT CORP filed 07/13/04 closed 04/27/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:04-cv-01020-JFC-ARH
66) MCQUISTIAN v. METROPOLITAN LIFE, et al filed 07/13/04 closed 07/29/04

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:04-cv-01021-JFC
67) TANA v. UNUM PROVIDENT CORPO filed 07/13/04 closed 11/30/04

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:04-cv-01022-TFM-LPL
68) DIETZ v. UNUM LIFE INSURANCE, et al filed 07/13/04 closed 04/28/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:04-cv-01219-TFM-ARH
69) WYSE v. PROVIDENT LIFE, et al filed 08/16/04 closed 07/14/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:04-cv-01691-TMH
70) TRONE, et al v. TOWNSHIP OF HANOVER, et al filed 11/08/04 closed 04/27/06
Outcome: 1983 excessive force case. Post Gazette Pavillion venue – CL injured by Hanover Twp. police officer. $180,000 published settlement.

TYPE: 1983
2:05-cv-00163-DSC
71) PERRI v. METROPOLITAN LIFE IN filed 02/11/05 closed 07/29/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:05-cv-00360-GLL-ARH
72) MASTERMONICO v. PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE filed 03/17/05 closed 07/25/06

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:05-cv-00526-TFM
73) HERALD v. UNUM PROVIDENT CORP, et al filed 04/22/05 closed 09/29/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:05-cv-00549-DWA-FXC
74) PERCIAVALLE v. DISABLED AMERICAN filed 04/27/05 closed 07/29/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case dismissed by parties due to confidential reasons.

No settlement or verdict.

2:05-cv-00699-TFM-LPL
75) COPLEY v. PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL filed 05/20/05 closed 12/12/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:05-cv-00733-RCM
76) MILLER, et al v. COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, et al filed 05/25/05 closed 11/16/06
Outcome: Dismissed by a magistrate judge at MSJ stage after extensive discovery.

Case appealed to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Case settled via mediation at the Third Circuit. Judge: Miller
Type: 1983
2:05-cv-00955-TFM
77) VALERIE DOWNDS; EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION v. TOM LANGE COMPANY, INC. filed 07/13/05 closed 09/22/05
Outcome: Settled just before trial.

Brought case complaint to EEOC – convinced EEOC of harm and EEOC joined as a P.

Case settled after mediation for a published sum of $150,000.00.
Type: NEG/Tit. VII
Sexual har.
2:05-cv-00991-WLS
78) WALLACE v. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA et al filed 07/21/05 closed 10/13/05

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:05-cv-01053-TFM-LPL
79) ADAMSON v. PATENT CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS filed 07/29/05 closed 02/13/06
Outcome: Case settled after litigation just before trial. Product Liability case.
Type: NEG

2:05-cv-01219-DSC
80) CENDECO, INC. v. DEVELOPERS REALTY COMPANY, et.al. filed 08/30/05 closed 02/09/07
Outcome: Case settled early on in llitigation.

Contract dispute with an out of state company.
Type: K
2:05-cv-01530-TFM
81) SCHRIFT v. HARTFORD LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY filed 11/02/05 closed 03/06/06

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:06-cv-00175-GLL
82) PUCCI v. LIBERTY LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF BOSTON et al filed 02/10/06 closed 11/14/06

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled and dismissed.

Confidential Agreement.

2:06-cv-00352-DWA-FXC
83) LUTTNER v. HARTFORD LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY filed 03/17/06 closed 07/05/06

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:06-cv-00353-NBF
84) WINSTEAD v. THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA filed 03/17/06 closed 06/20/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:06-cv-00394-TMH
85) POUNDS v. ELLWOOD CITY et al filed 03/26/06 closed 02/20/07
Outcome: Section 1983 excessive force case. Ellwood city Pos injured Pounds during an arrest. $50,000.00 settlement after depositions.
Type: 1983
2:06-cv-00763-AJS
86) MILLER vs RELIANCE STANDARD LIFE INSURANCE CO. filed 06/09/06 closed 01/04/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:06-cv-00849-DWA
87) LATOUR et al v. NORTH SEWICKLEY TOWNSHIP et al filed 06/27/06 closed 01/03/07
1st Amendment – Section 1983 case Free Speech case. Latour, a self-described battle rapper was arrested for posting music on the internet which local police found objectionable.

He was detained for two days for criminal threat charges.

Charges were dismissed by underlying trial judge.

1983 action was filed. Case settled before Judge Benson for published amount of $60,000.00.

2:06-cv-00947-TMH
88) PRINE v. LIBERTY LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF BOSTON filed 07/19/06 closed 12/13/06

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:06-cv-00959-DSC
89) LAPA v. UNUM LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA filed 07/20/06 closed 11/14/06

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:06-cv-01118-TFM-RCM
90) HORAN v. LIBERTY LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY OF BOSTON filed 08/22/06 closed 02/26/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:06-cv-01584-TFM
91) POLKABLA v. THE HARTFORD filed 11/28/06 closed 03/27/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:07-cv-00733-WLS
92) LAMANNA vs. SPECIAL AGENTS MUTUAL BENEFIT ASSOCIATION filed 05/30/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated. Case still pending.

2:07-cv-01064-FXC
93) MUDGETT v. UPMC HEALTH SYSTEM et al filed 07/31/07 closed 09/27/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:07-cv-01275-AJS
94) KELLY v. HIGHMARK BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD filed 09/21/07 closed 11/16/07

Type: ERISA ERISA case. Medical billing dispute.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.

2:96-cr-00126-ANB-1
95) DEBORAH BENTON filed 08/20/96 closed 01/10/97
Outcome: Negotiated GP. Credit Card Case. Judge: Block
TYPE: CR
2:96-cv-00164-WLS
96) TRAFALGAR HOUSE CONS, et al v. COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, et al filed 01/31/96 closed 05/22/97
Outcome: Settled before trial. Represented minority contractors C. Greene in an intervention action.

Case mediated and finally settled.
Type: K
2:96-cv-00307-DEZ-RCM
97) TZANAKIS v. NORTH AMERICAN SPEC, et al filed 02/20/96 closed 06/17/96
Outcome: Settled after extensive litigation in Texas and Penna.
Type: NEG
2:97-cv-00169-DEZ
98) TZANAKIS, et al v. NORTH AMERICAN filed 01/28/97 closed 11/19/97
Outcome: Settled after extensive litigation in Texas and Penna.
Type: NEG
2:97-cv-01623-AJS
99) PLOWDEN v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 09/08/97 closed 10/08/03
Outcome: Section 1983 defense of City P.O.

Jury trial – 4 days. Successfully defended four city police officers on all counts – appeal by P dismissed.
Judge: Schwab
Type: 1983

2:98-cv-01469-RJC
100) SLOAN, et al v. CITY OF PITTSBURGH, et al filed 09/03/98 closed 11/08/02
Outcome: Employment case – defense of City Lt. Dwyer.

Type: Title VII

Case disposed of at summary judgment stage. Case dismissed. Judge: Cindrich
2:99-cv-00037-DEZ-KJB
101) BODLEY v. UNITED STATES OF AME, et al filed 01/12/99 closed 04/01/99
Outcome:

Type: NEG Federal Tort Claim Act case. Premise liability case wherein CL fell on VA hospital proerty.

Case settled before trial.

2:99-cv-00523-WLS-FXC
102) LEONHART v. METROPOLITAN LIFE IN, et al

filed 04/05/99 closed 06/16/99

Type: ERISA ERISA case. Medical billing dispute.

Case filed and litigated.

Case settled before final judgment.

Confidential Settlement.