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