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Zimmer Kunz News May 31, 2017

ZK News – Zimmer Kunz lawyers named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2017

Zimmer Kunz, PLLC is pleased to announce that Dara DeCourcy, Joseph Butcher, Joseph Selep and George Stewart have again been selected as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®.  Greg Scheuring has again been recognized as a Pennsylvania Rising Star®.  This is the 9th straight year that Mr. Stewart and Mr. Selep have been recognized as top defense civil […]

West Virginia Updates May 30, 2017

Case Bulletin – West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Upholds Clear and Unambiguous Exclusion of Coverage in Homeowner’s Policy

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently decided a case in which an insured, Robert Nelson, sought declaratory judgment from State Farm stating that he was entitled to coverage under his State Farm’s homeowner policy when his wife negligently shot him. The case went before the Circuit Court of Harrison County, and State Farm […]

West Virginia Updates May 30, 2017

Case Bulletin – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Answers Two Certified Questions Related to Coverage for a Fire in a Vacant Building in Favor of Insurer

On April 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia (the “Court”) issued its decision in Ashraf, M.D. v. State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Company, 2017 WL 1549582 (W. Va. 2017), holding: (1) that a Vacancy provision in a fire insurance policy which provides that an insurer is allowed to reduce by […]

Zimmer Kunz Results May 18, 2017

ZK Results – Attorney Aaron Weiss Obtains Defense Win in Auto Negligence Jury Trial

(Pittsburgh, PA) (May 2017). After a two day civil jury trial in the Court of Common Pleas of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, Zimmer Kunz attorney Aaron Weiss obtained a defense verdict for the insured in a rear-end automobile accident. The Plaintiffs presented evidence of damages arising from the accident, including pain and suffering, lost wages, and […]