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Appeals often mark the end of years of litigation and the beginning of a specialized process during which attorneys must either zealously guard a favorable trial outcome or aggressively seek to overturn an unfavorable decision or verdict. Appellate work requires a sophisticated understanding and thorough knowledge of the law, procedural rules, intricacies of brief writing and oral advocacy, and a talent for framing and preserving issues for appeal.

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AUTOMOTIVE LIABILITY
As insurance defense and litigation specialists, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys provide reliable legal advice and aggressive defense of insurers and other clients in auto liability matters. Specializing in litigation, our lawyers have successfully defended a range of automobile liability claims including personal injury, third-party, PIP (Personal Injury Protection), UM (uninsured motorist) and UIM (underinsured motorist) lawsuits. Read More...
 
BAD FAITH
Allegations of bad faith can expose insurers to substantial extra-contractual risk and damage an insurance company’s longstanding reputation. Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys have been defending primary and excess insurance carriers in bad faith and extra-contractual matters for nearly two decades. Read More...
 
CIVIL RIGHTS
Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys have been counseling and defending public entities in civil rights matters for nearly 25 years. Specializing in litigation, we have successfully defended civil rights claims brought against public officials, public employees, fire and EMT personnel, police departments and personnel, correctional facilities and staff members, correctional medical facilities and staff members, zoning boards, school districts and education professionals, among others. Read More...
 
CLASS ACTION
The attorneys of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini are litigation specialists with ample experience including complex class action and mass tort matters. Whether your organization is facing a product liability (products liability), employment discrimination, consumer finance, toxic tort, environmental, insurance coverage, commercial or other class action lawsuit, our litigators are prepared to provide aggressive representation in state or federal courts nationwide. Read More...
 
CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS
Construction litigation is a specialty at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini. Our attorneys have defended construction claims ranging from catastrophic injuries to crane accidents to property damage throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico. Within this specialty area, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers have broad experience in handling construction defect claims. Our construction defect capabilities include residential and commercial structural defects and property damage claims.  Our attorneys have defended a variety of property owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and others against claims of faulty workmanship. Read More...
 
CONSTRUCTION SITE INJURY
The defense of construction site injury claims is one of the primary practice areas of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini.  For over 30 years, our attorneys have defended a wide range of construction-related injury claims throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.  Within this specialty area, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers have successfully defended a variety of concerns within the construction industry.  Our experience in defending a host of different claims provides us with a unique insight and ability to aggressively represent our clients.  Read More...
 
CRANE AND RIGGING LITIGATION
One of the most unique aspects to our construction litigation practice is a sub-specialty in the defense of crane accident claims.  Serving as national coordinating counsel for a major insurance carrier that underwrites a sizeable consortium of crane and rigging companies, we have earned the reputation as skilled litigators in this specialized field.  With the ability to mobilize a team of specially trained attorneys and experts to an accident site within 24 hours of a catastrophic event, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers are on the cutting edge of crane accident litigation.    Read More...
 
CYBER SECURITY LIABILITY & COVERAGE
The proliferation of electronically stored data and the corresponding increase of data breaches requires a strong cyber incident response team. Additionally, cyber coverage is no longer optional, as litigation of first party claims arising from data breaches explodes, and litigation of third party claims for privacy invasion, defamation, personal injury and property damage becomes more common. Read More...
 
ENVIRONMENTAL TOXIC TORT LITIGATION AND COVERAGE
Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys are adept at handling complex, high-stakes actions involving environmental law and toxic tort regulation and litigation. From Superfund sites to junkyards to underground storage tanks and asbestos, our lawyers understand the risks these actions pose and the highly regulated environments in which our clients operate. Read More...
 
EXCESS INSURANCE LITIGATION
Insurance coverage conflicts are a practice mainstay at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini. Our attorneys possess in-depth knowledge and a thorough understanding of the challenging, highly regulated environment in which insurers operate. We regularly represent excess insurance carriers in complex disputes involving insureds and primary insurers. Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers have, for example, successfully prosecuted a case on behalf of an excess carrier for the primary carrier’s bad faith refusal to settle within policy limits against the recommendation of its insured’s counsel as well as the primary carrier’s own defense counsel. Read More...
 
FIRE AND ARSON CLAIMS
As insurance defense and litigation specialists, the attorneys of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini provide reliable legal advice and aggressive representation of insurers and insureds in matters arising from accidental and intentional fires. From fire investigation, including area of origin and source of ignition, to preserving evidence to complex issues of proof, our lawyers are well-versed in addressing the unique questions that fire and arson claims present. We have handled a wide range of fire claims – from those caused by arson to allegedly negligent wiring or other electrical malfunctions to gas explosions and hazardous material ignitions. Read More...
 
GOVERNMENTAL LIABILITY
Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys provide reliable counseling and aggressive defense of municipalities and other governmental entities in a broad spectrum of matters. Specializing in litigation, we have successfully defended claims brought against public officials, public employees, fire and EMT personnel, police departments and personnel, correctional facilities and staff members, correctional medical facilities and staff members, zoning boards, school districts and education professionals, and others. Read More...
 
IMMIGRATION REFORM LITIGATION
The attorneys of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini are on the cutting edge of immigration reform litigation defense for municipalities. We regularly represent municipalities when legislation regarding immigration reform is questioned in the court of law. Read More...
 
INSURANCE COVERAGE
Insurance coverage disputes and litigation frequently arise between policy holders and insurers, and Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers stand ready to represent our insurance company clients in these matters. Read More...
 
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini’s labor law and employment law attorneys provide knowledgeable counseling and aggressive defense of public and private employers and insurers. We have handled hundreds of employment matters in state and federal courts throughout the United States, as well as in alternative dispute resolution settings. In addition to litigation and strategic counseling, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini employment attorneys represent employers during administrative proceedings, including those before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the New Jersey Civil Rights Administration. Read More...
 
LIQUOR LIABILITY/DRAM SHOP
Our attorneys have handled a significant number of liquor liability (“Dram Shop”) and social host matters. We concentrate on the representation of liquor licensees and social hosts in cases involving significant personal injuries and death.  Through years of defending these cases, we have worked with our clients and experts to develop investigatory procedures, defense strategies and trial preparation techniques that enable us to vigorously defend these cases or settle them for realistic sums. Read More...
 
PREMISES LIABILITY
As insurance defense and litigation specialists, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys provide reliable legal advice and aggressive defense of property and business owners, operators and managers in premises liability matters. Specializing in litigation, our lawyers are prepared to defend a wide range of premises liability claims including catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, survival, dramshop (also known as dram shop or liquor liability) and property damage actions. Our law firm has represented hundreds of restaurants, bars, retail establishments, hotels/motels, apartment complexes, educational and religious institutions, office buildings and complexes, parking garages, sports facilities and transportation facilities in property liability cases. Read More...
 
PRODUCTS LIABILITY
Products liability, also frequently referred to as product liability, is a practice mainstay of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini. Our highly regarded products liability attorneys have successfully served as defense counsel in product liability litigation ranging from a class action involving allegedly defective baby bottles to personal injuries allegedly resulting from poultry processing equipment to cases involving athletic footwear, milk crates and cleaning solvents. Read More...
 
PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY
The skilled litigation attorneys of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini provide sound counseling and aggressive professional liability defense to a wide array of organizations and individuals. Read More...
 
SUBROGATION
Litigation is a specialty at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, with insurance coverage and litigation comprising a significant portion of our practice. Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini lawyers are adept at representing insurers in subrogation matters including construction accidents and defects, crane accidents, fire and arson matters, commercial property losses, building collapses and transportation losses. In investigating and litigating subrogation claims, our attorneys draw on the comprehensive scope of practice experience among their colleagues to provide optimal legal services to our clients. From simple, smaller-scale recoveries to large, complex matters, our law firm is prepared to assist insurers, underwriters, administrators and adjustors with subrogation matters. Read More...
 
TRANSPORTATION
As insurance defense and litigation specialists, Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini attorneys provide reliable legal advice and aggressive defense of insurers and transportation companies in regulatory and liability matters. Our lawyers are prepared to assist with catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, automobile accidents, truck accidents, hazardous materials accidents, property loss and other claims. We employ cutting-edge technology at trial, utilizing computer-animated accident reconstruction and other visual aids to illustrate the case at hand. Read More...
 
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