- Trucking & Transportation Liability
- Construction Litigation
|University ||Stockton State College, B.A., 1984|
|Law School||The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, J.D., 1988|
Associations & Memberships
Cumberland County Bar Association
•Dauphin County Bar Association
•Defense Research Institute
•Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Committee on Professional Liability
•Pennsylvania Defense Institute
Tim has developed significant experience in defense of multiple litigation areas, including trucking and transportation litigation, professional liability, and products liability. He has represented a substantial number of commercial trucking companies, as well as owner operators. Tim serves as the chair of the firm's Trucking & Transportation Litigation Practice Group.
For more than 15 years, Tim has represented a national provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation in cases ranging from class actions to in-patient, out-patient, and ambulatory surgery care. With 20 years experience in defending product liability litigation representing major manufacturers, Tim has also represented specialty manufacturers of both industrial and consumer products.
Tim is a graduate of Richard Stockton College. He attended the Dickinson School of Law where he received his juris doctor in 1988. Tim began his career with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in 1987 as a law clerk and is now the managing shareholder of the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, office.
Tim has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2005-2006, 2009, 2011-2014 in the area of Civil Litigation Defense.
•Legal Malpractice Avoidance, Lancaster County Bench/Bar Conference, September 2008
•New Obligations When Paying Settlements, Verdicts or Awards: Child Support Obligations and Senate Bill 1205, Defense Digest, Vol. 12, No. 4, December 2006
•Negligent Spoliation of Evidence: A New Tort Defense Digest, December 1995
•Spoliation of Evidence, Pennsylvania Law Weekly, April 1997
Honors & Awards
• AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
• Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, 2013
• Litigation Counsel of America Fellows
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2005-2006, 2009, 2011-2014
Year Joined Organization: 1987
|Reported Cases||Significant Representative Matters: Represented a subcontractor in a dispute concerning the design specifications and construction methods used in building a multi-level parking facility. In that context, engaged an expert architect and successfully defended the work performed by the subcontractor client; Successfully defended through trial a product liability action involving catastrophic head injuries sustained by a 5-year-old child where potential exposure was in excess of $5 million; Successfully resolved a multi-party, complex legal malpractice action involving more than 10 years of underlying litigation over a family trust with a gross value in excess of $10 million; Tried to defense verdict, after a six-week jury trial, an action involving a quadriplegic, persistent vegetative state plaintiff in a multi-party medical malpractice matter.; Published Works: New Obligations When Paying Settlements, Verdicts or Awards: Child Support Obligations and Senate Bill 1205, Defense Digest Vol. 12, No. 4, December 2006; Negligent Spoliation of Evidence: A New Tort? Defense Digest, December 1995; Spoliation of Evidence, Pennsylvania Law Weekly, April 1997|
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