Yost & Tretta was formed in January of 1995. Richard W. Yost and Christopher M. Tretta have accumulated over sixty years of experience in civil litigation. The firm's practice is devoted to the insurance industry and involves a wide range of general and professional liability matters on a first and third party basis.
Since its inception, Yost & Tretta has grown steadily, increasing both the scope of its representation and its ability to provide quality legal services in the trial and appellate courts throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Federal Courts and other jurisdictions.
In addition to its litigation strength, Yost & Tretta's expertise in claims handling and insurance law has enabled it to assist insurance companies in policy drafting, regulatory work, coverage analysis and subrogation.
Yost & Tretta has distinguished itself in the following areas: general liability, professional liability, premises liability, employment law, product liability, transportation litigation, construction law, insurance company bad faith, and the representation of non-profit and religious organizations, insurance agents and brokers, directors and officers, physicians, dentists, psychiatrists, psychologists and related mental health professionals. The firm also serves as supervisory counsel in multi-district litigation.
In response to the ever changing needs of its clients and in pursuit of the efficient disposition of cases, the firm utilizes alternative dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration.
Richard W. Yost, Christopher M. Tretta, John Campbell, Donald I. Wall and Timothy Chapin, were selected as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2012. Mr. Yost and Mr. Tretta have been named Top 100 in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia at various times since 2008. David Forbes, Laura Taylor Wall and James L. Richards were named Pennsylvania Rising Stars in 2012.