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Zimmer Kunz Results January 31, 2020

ZK Result – Attorney Aaron Weiss Obtains Dismissal of Residential Homeowners for Contractor’s Injury during Work on their Roof

(Crawford County, PA) (December 2019). In December of 2019 Zimmer Kunz attorney Aaron Weiss successfully argued Preliminary Objections in favor of homeowners arising out of a contractor’s injury before President Judge Vardaro of Crawford County. Plaintiff’s complaint alleged that the homeowners hired an independent contractor to install a metal roof on their house. This contractor […]

Zimmer Kunz Results January 31, 2020

ZK Result – Attorneys Dara DeCourcy, Aaron Weiss, and Jeffrey Ramaley Obtain Summary Judgment in Insurance Coverage Dispute

(Westmoreland County, PA) (January 2020). Zimmer Kunz attorneys Dara DeCourcy, Aaron Weiss, and Jeffrey Ramaley recently obtained Summary Judgment in favor of an auto insurance carrier arising out of a coverage dispute for Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage. The insured was involved in an automobile accident on November 8, 2014. Prior to that time he had […]

Zimmer Kunz News January 27, 2020

ZK News – Staff Collects Items for Light of Life Mission

Zimmer Kunz employees collected toiletries and winter wear for the Light of Life Mission in recognition of the Martin Luther King Day of Service.  Light of Life provides housing, food and recovery programs for men, women and children.

Pennsylvania Updates January 24, 2020

Case Bulletin – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds that Insurance Policy Provision Requiring IME is Void

Most automobile insurance policies include a provision that requires an insured who is seeking first party benefits to submit to an independent medical examination, (IME).  In a recent opinion, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has held that those medical examination policy provisions conflict with Section 1796(a) of Pennsylvania’s Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law, (MVFRL), which includes […]

Zimmer Kunz News January 20, 2020

ZK News – Zimmer Kunz to Open Office in Weirton, WV

Zimmer Kunz will be opening a new office in Weirton, WV at the beginning of February 2020.  The new office address is 243 Three Springs Drive, Suite 14A, Weirton, WV 26062.  We will be closing our Morgantown office at the end of January 2020.  Attorney Sharon Hall will be running the Weirton Office.

Zimmer Kunz News January 20, 2020

ZK News – Zimmer Kunz Sponsors Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast

Zimmer Kunz was proud to sponsor the annual Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast held at the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church.  The event commemorates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his contributions to changes in the law and social justice. At the breakfast, the HSBD “Drum Major for Justice Award” is presented to […]

Zimmer Kunz Results January 9, 2020

ZK Results – Win in the Pennsylvania Superior Court for Attorney John W. Zotter

On October 28, 2019, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in favor of a Zimmer Kunz client represented by Shareholder, John W. Zotter.  The lawsuit filed in Westmoreland County arose out of an accident wherein the Plaintiff, a pedestrian, was struck by the front of the Defendant’s vehicle.  The lawsuit included a claim for punitive damages […]

Zimmer Kunz News January 3, 2020

ZK News – Zimmer Kunz Announces Aaron H. Weiss as a New Director of the Firm

Pittsburgh – January 3, 2020 – Zimmer Kunz, PLLC, a leading regional civil litigation firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron H. Weiss as a new Director of the firm. Mr. Weiss is a 2015 graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law, cum laude, and a 2012 graduate of the George Washington […]