News & Announcements

August 19th, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW PARTNERS!

Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. is proud to announce that Lauren M. Steins and Leanna B. Ruotanen have been named Partners of the firm. Lauren M. Steins Personal Injury – General: Defense Leanna B. Ruotanen Civil Litigation: Defense, Construction Litigation: Business, Personal Injury – General:…

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June 13th, 2022

PADC Awards Joseph H. Foster Young Lawyer Award to Firm Associate Lauren M. Steins

Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini is pleased to announce that the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel has awarded the Joseph H. Foster Young Lawyer Award to associate attorney, Lauren M. Steins. This annual award was established in memory of Joseph H. Foster, Esquire for presentation to…

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June 6th, 2022

DMV Successfully Argues Improper Venue

DMV associate Brian Perez successfully argued to transfer venue in a products liability case originally filed in Philadelphia County. The plaintiff allegedly suffered severe injuries in a factory accident that occurred in central Pennsylvania. Although the plaintiff filed the complaint in Philadelphia, Mr. Perez argued…

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May 17th, 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 PA Super Lawyers & Rising Stars!

We are once again proud to announce that Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini is home to a number of attorneys who have been selected for inclusion on the lists for 2022 PA SUPER LAWYERS and RISING STARS.  The attorneys who have been selected for this special recognition as Super Lawyers are: Francis J. Deasey, Gerald J. Valentini, and Matthew J. Junk and for Rising Stars: Leanna B. Ruotanen, Lauren M. Steins and Daniel S. Gradwohl..

December 1st, 2021

Firm Obtains Dismissal of Insurance Coverage Suit

Attorney Bill Rubert, of counsel with the firm, obtained a dismissal of a declaratory judgment action against Landmark American Insurance Company in Massachusetts federal court.  A company insured by Landmark was sued for abuse of process and sought insurance coverage for that lawsuit.  Based on…

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June 28th, 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 PA Super Lawyers & Rising Stars!

We are once again proud to announce that Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini is home to a number of attorneys who have been selected for inclusion on the lists for 2021 PA SUPER LAWYERS and RISING STARS.  The attorneys who have been selected for this special recognition as Super Lawyers are: Francis J. Deasey, Gerald J. Valentini, and Matthew J. Junk and for Rising Stars: Leanna B. Ruotanen.

March 26th, 2021

PA Appellate Courts Uphold JNOV After Trial

On November 18, 2019, DMV Partners, Francis J. Deasey and Matthew J. Junk obtained a rare JNOV (judgment notwithstanding the verdict) in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The JNOV was obtained after a nearly two-week jury trial centering on allegations that the firm’s client, a company operating a…

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November 2nd, 2020

DMV Obtains Dismissal on Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings in Luzerne County

On July 9, 2020, DMV Partners, Francis J. Deasey and Matthew J. Junk, obtained a complete dismissal for a client after filing and arguing a motion for judgment on the pleadings in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The judgment was obtained on behalf of one of the…

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January 7th, 2020

Taylor v. Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority

On January 7, 2020 the Honorable T.J. Bernstein of the Cambria County Court of Common Pleas entered summary judgment in favor of Defendant, Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority. The Authority argued that it is not liable to Plaintiffs because Decedent was intentionally trespassing on…

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December 16th, 2019

Matthews v. Anthony’s Landscaping and Tree Company

On December 16, 2019, the Honorable Messiah Jackson of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas entered summary judgment in favor of Anthony’s Tree and Landscaping Company in a negligence action based upon Anthony’s Tree and Landscaping’s work performed on a tree located on a Prospect…

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