- Health Care Liability
- Medical Malpractice
- Dental Malpractice
- Premises Liability - Defense
- Product Liability
|University ||Gettysburg College, B.A., Psychology, cum laude, 2007; Psi Chi, psychology honor society); Omicron Delta Kappa, leadership honor society|
|Law School||Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2010|
|Admitted||2010, Pennsylvania; 2012, U.S District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 2010, U.S District Court of New Jersey; 2010, New Jersey|
Associations & Memberships
Pennsylvania Bar Association
As a member of the Health Care Department, Katharine focuses her practice in the areas of medical and dental malpractice, in addition to construction litigation. She has devoted the entirety of her career to the practice of insurance defense.
Katharine completed her undergraduate degree at Gettysburg College, where she graduated cum laude with a major in Psychology. She then went on to earn her juris doctor at the Villanova School of Law in Villanova, Pennsylvania. While at Villanova, Katharine completed an externship at the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program and participated in the Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic. She also served as a board member of the Pro Bono Society.
Katharine is admitted to practice law in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
• Supreme Court's Impact on Informed Consent Defenses, Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 2015
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Supreme Court's Impact on Informed Consent Defenses
Defense Digest Article June 1, 2015
Key PointsPresenting informed consent information to a jury in a case based solely upon medical negligence could result in a mistrial.It may be advantageous to litigate an informed consent claim at trial where the patient signed a..., Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 2015Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
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|Reported Cases||Published Works: Supreme Court's Impact on Informed Consent Defenses, Defense Digest, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 2015|
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Supreme Court’s Impact on Informed Consent Defenses
Katharine C. Koob, June 12, 2015
In recent years there has been an increase in lack of informed consent claims within medical malpractice actions. In Pennsylvania, informed consent claims sound in “offensive touching” without permission and constitute a battery. Allegations of negligence sound in a breach of the...
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