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 […]


 

Daniel T. Brier, Esq. of Myers, Brier & Kelly, LLP in Scranton, PA was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their Mid-Year Meeting held July 26-29, 2017. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States.  The Academy seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those […]


 

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, […]


 

Daniel T. Brier of Myers Brier & Kelly LLP told Law360 in a statement, “We are pleased that the court dismissed John Crane’s effort to relitigate in Illinois verdicts that Ben Shein obtained more than six years ago from Pennsylvania juries on behalf of his clients who were grievously harmed by John Crane’s products.” Full […]


 

After securing an order from the trial court on November 19, 2015 compelling The Pennsylvania State University to permit its Trustees to access source materials relating to the Freeh Report, the seven alumni-elected Trustees who petitioned for access to the material were successful this week in recovering their attorney’s fees and costs from The University.  […]


 

Dan Brier has been invited into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Academy membership in the United States is limited to 500 Fellows under the age of 70.  Trial Attorneys are admitted to Fellowship in the Academy upon a showing that they possess the following qualifications to an exceptional degree: (a) superior skill in trial […]


 

An article written by MBK Law partners Donna Walsh and Pat Casey recently appeared in the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers December 2016 publication For the Defense. Titled Immunity: An Overview, this article summarizes the origins of and statutory bases for immunity, describes the different forms of immunity and offers considerations for defense counsel when […]


 

Frank J. Brier has become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.  Established in 1955, The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers because of their outstanding achievements in the legal profession.  Membership in The Fellows cannot exceed one percent of the […]