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Zimmer Kunz Results May 17, 2022

ZK Results – Attorneys Joni Mangino, Aaron Weiss, and Zach Evans Obtain Dismissal of Untimely Lawsuit filed Against Dentist

(Butler County, PA) (April 2022). Zimmer Kunz attorneys Joni Mangino, Aaron Weiss, and Zach Evans recently obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against a dentist by two former patients. The lawsuit was initially commenced by a Writ of Summons and claimed injuries for medical malpractice. However, once the Complaint was filed it alleged only […]

Zimmer Kunz Results May 13, 2022

ZK Results – Attorney Danielle Zietak Obtains Dismissal for Out-of-State Defendant

In a lawsuit filed in Brooke County, WV, it was alleged that Plaintiff suffered injuries to his person and property when Defendant John Doe, an employee of Defendant PennDOT, allegedly backed a vehicle into Plaintiff’s driveway and yard, which were located in West Virginia. Defendant, an agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, filed a Motion […]

West Virginia Updates May 6, 2022

WV Update – West Virginia Trial Court Grants Motion to Dismiss in Workers’ Compensation Lawsuit Based on Collateral Estoppel

On April 18, 2022, the West Virginia Circuit Court of Cabell County, West Virginia in Michael D. Ruble v. Rust-Oleum Corporation, Cabell County, West Virginia, Case No. 19-C-127, granted Defendant Matrix Chemical LLC’s (“Matrix”) Motion to Dismiss under West Virginia Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) based on collateral estoppel. The complaint alleged that Plaintiff, Michael […]

Zimmer Kunz Results May 6, 2022

ZK Results – Attorney John W. Zotter Obtains Dental Malpractice Defense Verdict

Zimmer Kunz Shareholder, John W. Zotter, secured a defense verdict in the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pennsylvania for a dentist who was alleged to have committed professional malpractice and failed to obtain the informed consent of his patient.  The lawsuit arose out of an extended course of dental treatment that was planned […]

Zimmer Kunz Results May 6, 2022

ZK Results – Attorney John W. Zotter Obtains Dismissal for Product Manufacturer

In a lawsuit filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County, Pennsylvania, it was alleged that the 11-year-old Plaintiff was injured as she exited a five story, one hundred twenty-foot-long outdoor tube slide at a YMCA Camp and crashed into a hard-plastic mesh net at the end of the landing platform.  The Minor-Plaintiff […]