Walsh Barnes, P.C. represents insurance carriers, their insureds, and private corporations in actions encompassing the entire civil litigation spectrum. Paul J. Walsh III chairs our civil litigation practice. We provide defense of wrongful death and personal injury claims in addition to property losses resulting from:
We provide coverage opinions for first-party and third-party claims, including analysis of homeowner, personal and commercial auto, commercial property, commercial general liability, personal and commercial umbrella liability, and Directors & Officers liability policies. We routinely litigate declaratory judgment actions involving insurance coverage matters in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. Adam M. Barnes chairs the coverage practice.
We represent employers, carriers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation cases and appeals. We litigate all types of petitions, explore, and manage settlement options, and consult with clients regarding strategy and planning on cases not in litigation. Gretchen Fitzer chairs the workers’ compensation practice.
Employment Practice Litigation
We represent employers in claims filed in state and federal administrative agencies and in state and federal courts alleging violations of Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and the Equal Pay Act.