Monday, November 23, 2015

Judge Amesbury of Luzerne County Rules on Deposition of Claims Rep

In his recent decision in the case of Boyle v. Progressive Specialty Insurance Company, No. 8815-Civil-2014 (C.P. Luz. Co. Nov. 3, 2015 Amesbury, J.), Judge William H. Amesbury of the Luzerne County  Court of Common Pleas granted an Order without Opinion granting the Motion of the Plaintiff to Compel a Deposition of the Progressive claims handler. 

Judge William H. Amesbury
Luzerne County
In granting that Motion, the court further ordered that the Plaintiffs were precluded from deposing the claims representative as to any mental impressions, conclusions, or opinions regarding the merit or value of any claim or defense, or respecting the strategy or tactics in defense of claim by the carrier.  

Anyone desiring a copy of this Order may contact me at dancummins@ccomcast.net.  I send thanks to Attorney Neil O’Donnell of the O’Donnell Law Offices in Kingston, Pennsylvania for providing me with a copy of this Order.  

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