News & Announcements

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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November 18th, 2019

DMV Obtains Rare 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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September 4th, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 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 2019 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, John P. Morgenstern, and Matthew J. Junk and for Rising Stars: Athena O. Pappas and Leanna B. Ruotanen.

October 10th, 2017

DMV Secures Defense Verdict at Trial

On October 5, 2017, DMV Partners Henri Marcel and Rufus A. Jennings obtained a complete defense verdict from a Philadelphia Common Pleas jury in the matter of Boyer v. Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge No. 5.  It took the jury less than three hours to…

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March 11th, 2017

Judgment for the Defense – Rodriquez v. County of Berks

Summary Judgment / Civil Rights / Medical Treatment of Prisoners On March 9, 2017, the Honorable Edward G. Smith of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania entered summary judgment for Berks County, the Warden , a Lieutenant and a Corrections…

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February 28th, 2017

Judgment for the Defense – Giuliani v. Springfield Township

Summary Judgment / Civil Rights / Land Use and Zoning On February 27, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of PA entered summary judgment in favor of Springfield Township (Montgomery County), its Board of Commissioners and numerous elected and appointed officials in…

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