Bridget focuses her legal practice in the areas of general liability, professional liability, employment litigation, insurance coverage and toxic torts. She has experience managing cases from investigation and pleadings through written discovery and depositions. Bridget also handles the preparation of dispositive motions and appellate briefs. She assists and counsels individual and corporate clients through the litigation process to achieve successful resolution of claims in state and federal courts throughout western Pennsylvania.
Bridget has practiced at several regional insurance defense firms in western Pennsylvania and has defended clients against general liability cases involving motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, dog bites and other tort actions.
After earning her law degree at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Bridget served as law clerk to the Honorable Judge Shawn D. Meyers in the 39th Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas.
- Secured defense award at arbitration on behalf of paving company client wherein a grocery store customer tripped on a utility cap depression located in the store parking lot in Allegheny County; established an absence of any defective condition in the prior repaving work of our client’s store parking lot.
- Obtained defense award at arbitration on behalf of motor vehicle driver involved in a collision; established that plaintiff was the sole cause of the collision due to the use of their spare tires during a heavy rainstorm, and supported our client’s claim that plaintiff lost control of her vehicle.
- Obtained summary judgment dismissing all claims against the mother of a driver involved in deadly collision due to plaintiffs’ failure to establish ownership or control over the driver’s vehicle; the driver resided and stored her vehicle at her mother’s home and suffered from a known seizure condition that purportedly limited her ability to drive safely, and was an alleged factor of the collision.