- Professional Liability
- Bad Faith Litigation
|University ||Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Major: Letters, Arts, Sciences-English, Administration of Justice, Minor: Business, 1999 Dean's List, National Honor Society|
|Law School||Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D., 2002|
|Admitted||2002, New Jersey; 2003, Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania|
Associations & Memberships
American Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
Allison concentrates her practice on matters involving insurance defense litigation, including insurance coverage and bad faith issues, product liability, construction litigation and professional liability.
In 1999 Allison graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Letters, Arts and Sciences and a minor in Business. Following graduation, she attended Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law and was awarded her juris doctor in 2002 . While at Temple, Allison served as executive editor of the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review from 2001 to 2002 . She also served as a summer law clerk for the Honorable Marlene F. Lachman of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in 2000 .
Following graduation from law school, she joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin as an associate in the firm's Professional Liability Department.
In addition to her legal practice, Allison has served as a panel member on Penn State University Abington, Pennsylvania, Campus' 7th, 8th and 9th Annual Law School Forums.
•Documentation in the Premium Audit, Premium Auditors' Society, March 2008
Honors & Awards
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2005 -2008, 2010 -2014
Year Joined Organization: 2002
No Damages, No Common Law Bad Faith - District Court's Prediction as to When the Limitations Period Begins to Run on Pennsylvania Common Law Bad Faith Claims
Defense Digest Article • December 1, 2012
Key Points:Statute of limitations for bad faith refusal to settle third-party suit begins to run when the jury renders an excess verdict against the insured.Statute of limitations for..., Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012
|Reported Cases||Significant Representative Matters: Summary Judgment granted in federal court case claiming breach of contract, breach of warranty and negligence by a large truck manufacturer; Successful resolution of coverage issues and settlement of multi-million dollar catastrophic construction accident case in New Jersey on behalf of OCIP carrier; Successful settlement of multiple first-party bad faith cases on behalf of major auto and property insurance carrier.; Published Works: No Damages, No Common Law Bad Faith - District Court's Prediction as to When the Limitations Period Begins to Run on Pennsylvania Common Law Bad Faith Claims , Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012; Recent Developments In Pennsylvania Bad Faith Law, PBI CLE Down the Shore, August 2007; Co-authored with William C. Foster; Thinking Inside The Box - Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds The Four Corners Rule In Insurance Coverage Disputes, Defense Digest, Vol. 13, No. 1, March, 2007; No Shoes, No Shirt, No Good Faith - No Service, Defense Digest, Vol. 9, No. 3, September, 2003|
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