Myers Brier & Kelly, LLP (MBK) announces that Nicholas F. Kravitz, Esq. joined the firm’s partnership effective January 1, 2018.  Nick started at  MBK in 2008 as a member of the litigation team after completing a clerkship with the Honorable Vito P. Geroulo.  Nick has represented clients in civil and criminal litigation in federal and […]


 

On January 24, 2018, a jury returned a verdict in favor of MBK’s hospital client following eight (8) trial days.  The lawsuit involved complex professional medical negligence liability issues including claims pursued under the Pennsylvania Mental Health Procedures Act.  Before jury deliberation commenced, the Court entered a Directed Verdict in favor of MBK’s client on […]


 

Congratulations to MBK attorneys Frank  Brier and Nicholas Kravitz on their very recent week long jury trial win in Lichtenberger v. Singh, et. al., in Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas.  The MBK team obtained a complete defense verdict in favor of their respective clients in a complex medical negligence matter.   After the defense verdict […]


 

MBK partner Robert T. Kelly, Jr. has been elected as Chair of the Board  of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States. According to the June 1, 2017, Weinberg Foundation News article, “Robert T. Kelly, Jr., who has served as a trustee of the Weinberg Foundation since 2006, […]


 

In a much anticipated ruling, specially-appointed Judge Daniel Howsare granted the Petition to compel access to Freeh Report source materials filed by seven Alumni-Elected Trustees of the Pennsylvania State University.  MBK filed the Petition on behalf of the Alumni-Elected Trustees after Penn State refused to permit the Trustees access to the complete source materials.  Penn […]


 

On September 21, 2015, MBK Partner Patrick A. Casey entered his appearance in the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas on behalf of State Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown.  Representative Brown has entered a not guilty plea, and the matter is scheduled for a December trial.   News coverage: TribLive September 21, 2015    


 

Future Medical Damages Under the Affordable Care Act Scranton, PA – Frank Brier, health law partner at Myers Brier & Kelly, LLP, recently delivered a continuing legal education analysis on the Affordable Care Act and its application to future medical damages/life care plans in personal injury litigation. “The ‘guaranteed issue’ and ‘individual mandate’ provisions of […]


 

Scranton, PA — Robert T. Kelly, Jr., a founding partner at Myers Brier & Kelly, LLP in Scranton, recently spoke at the 51st Annual Washington Nonprofit Legal & Tax Conference. Bob and his co-panelist, Christopher Sia of the Manhattan-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, analyzed the Expenditure Responsibility rules applicable to grants made by Private Foundation […]


 

April 19, 2014 — Over a year after original verdict, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has cleared the release of $3.1 million of the original award. Previously, following a week-long trial in United States District Court, Judge James Munley awarded Iraq veteran Stanley Laskowski an award of $3.7 million in his suit against the […]