Recent Victories

  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney prevailed at trial against claims of damages totalling $193,000 in a professional malpractice and negligent misrepresentation action by Plaintiff’s against their insurance agent.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney successfully defeated claims for bad faith in Federal Court on failure to defend and indemnify based on the statute of limitations and was able to save the insurance carrier approximately $2,400,000 in bad faith exposure.
  • Attorney Scott MacDougall prevailed on preliminary objections forcing plaintiff to withdraw bad faith and breach of contract claims saving the insurance carrier approximately $500,000 in potential bad faith exposure.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney successfully defended carrier in contribution claims for a quadriplegic case, saving insurance carrier approximately $2,000,000 in potential exposure.
  • Attorney Edmund Perry successfully defended carrier for breach of contract and bad faith claims saving insurance carrier approximately $200,000 in potential bad faith exposure.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney obtained a full defense verdict in a breach of contract and bad faith case after a two day trial saving the insurance carrier approximately $1,000,000 in potential bad faith exposure.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney successfully defended carrier in a breach of implied contract action, saving carrier $80,000.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in the Superior Court of New Jersey , saving the insurance carrier approximately $1,200,000 in potential defense and indemnity costs.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in Federal Court by asserting that Kvaerner Metals case and its progeny establish that defective workmanship is not an “occurrence” under a commercial general liability policy.
  • Attorney Edmund Perry successfully defended carrier for breach of contract and bad faith claims saving insurance carrier approximately $500,000 in potential bad faith exposure.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in Federal Court resulting in a savings to the carrier of over $1,000,000 of possible defense and indemnity costs.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney prevailed on a declaratory judgment action in the Superior Court of New Jersey proving no permissive use by client’s employee, saving insurance carrier approximately $75,000.
  • Attorney Scott MacDougall prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment forcing plaintiff to withdraw bad faith and breach of contract claims saving the insurance carrier approximately $1,000,000 in potential bad faith exposure.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in a negligent supervision action, saving carrier $75,000.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney was successful in having the Pennsylvania Superior Court enforce policy language requiring an insured to repair, rebuild or replace the damaged property within 180 days of the insurer’s actual cash value payment. If this defense was unsuccessful, the insurer’s exposure on the contract and bad faith claim exceeded $500,000.
  • The Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied Plaintiff’s Petition for Allowance of Appeal, in a case handled by A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney, in which Plaintiff argued that a bad faith claim is independent from a breach of contract claim, and therefore a dismissal of the breach of contract claim did not necessarily dismiss a claim for bad faith. If Plaintiff’s claim was successful, the insurer’s ex
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney successfully defended our client against allegations of breach of contract and insurance bad faith. A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney won a two day jury trial in Federal Court. The Plaintiff’s demand during the litigation was $1.2 million.
  • A Donnelly & Associates’ attorney prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in Federal Court, protecting the carrier from over $1,000,000 in breach of contract, bad faith damages and wrongful death damages.