Winget Spadafora & Schwartzberg Team Wins a Key Victory on the Issue of Standing for Insurance Carriers before the Florida Supreme Court
Jun 7, 2021

Winget Spadafora & Schwartzberg Team Wins a Key Victory on the Issue of Standing for Insurance Carriers before the Florida Supreme Court

By Brittany P. Borck

Arch Insurance Company brought a legal malpractice action against Kubicki Draper, LLP claiming, among other things, that its delay in raising certain defenses resulted in a higher settlement and constituted legal malpractice. Arch retained Kubicki Draper to defend one of its insureds in an accounting malpractice claim. The trial court and the Fourth District Court […] More

Jun 4, 2021

Allison Beatty of the firm’s Philadelphia office has been elected to the Eastern Regional Board of Step Up!

WSSLLP is pleased to announce that Allison Beatty of the firm’s Philadelphia office has been elected to the Eastern Regional Board of Step Up! Step Up is an important non-profit with a mission of propelling girls in under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential by empowering them to become confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join […] More

WSSLLP Diversity & Inclusion Initiative
Mar 24, 2021

WSSLLP Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP is pleased to announce that Dianna D. McCarthy has been appointed as our Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our practice from recruitment through retention. We are also committed to supporting diversity and inclusion in the communities in which […] More

Mar 19, 2021

WSS Texas Office Wins Defense Award in Zoom FINRA Arbitration

WSS Texas Partner Martin Schexnayder and Associate Turner Johnston prevailed in a two-day FINRA arbitration conducted entirely via Zoom on March 16-17, 2021. The case was brought by a customer who alleged that her financial advisor improperly converted her investment assets to cash in early 2016, causing her to lose out on the investment gains […] More

Mar 10, 2021

Pennsylvania Clarifies Unconscionable Arbitration Agreement

By Denis Dice, Joel M. Wertman, Allison J. Beatty, Douglas G. Fogle

In a recent decision from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the intermediate appellate court provided additional guidance in regards to whether an arbitration agreement may be considered unconscionable and therefore unenforceable. In Lomax v Care One, LLC et. al. No. 344 WDA 2020 (March 5, 2021), Plaintiff filed a wrongful death and survival action against […] More

Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Resumes Civil Jury Trials
Mar 8, 2021

Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Resumes Civil Jury Trials

By Douglas G. Fogle

On March 17, 2020, the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas suspended all civil jury trials for the health and safety of the judges, staff, counsel, litigants, and the public.  Almost a full year later, on March 2, 2021, the Court published a fourteen (14) page protocol (the “Protocol”) for the conduct of jury trials […] More

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