Category: Blog

Product Manufacturer Pays Significant Pre-Suit Settlement Following Fire Caused by 16 Year-Old Dishwasher

Stutman Law recently scored a pre-suit, six-figure recovery for a client that paid a significant insurance claim after a dishwasher malfunctioned and caused a fire...

Stutman Law Scores Pre-Suit Recovery of 100% of Client’s Damages Following Fire at Pennsylvania Pizza Shop

Stutman Law recently obtained a full recovery for its client arising from a significant fire at a restaurant in Edinboro, Pennsylvania.  An intensive and prompt...

Stutman Law Scores $3 Million for Client Following Sprinkler Pipe Failure in Maryland

Stutman Law recently obtained a $3 million settlement following a sprinkler pipe failure at a luxury apartment building in Landover, Maryland.  The incident occurred when...

Stutman Law Relies on Circumstantial Evidence and Creative Legal Strategy to Obtain Significant Recovery in Idaho Fire Case

Stutman Law’s client paid a sizable insurance claim after it’s insured’s luxury home in Idaho was severely damaged by fire on July 5, 2016.  Shortly...

Stutman Law Sees Continued Success in Arbitration Forums

Earlier this year, we reported that Stutman Law had scored several victories for clients in Arbitration Forums, Inc. We are happy to report that our...

Stutman Law Recovers From Plumber AND Mitigation Company Following North Carolina Water Damage Incident

Stutman Law recently obtained a six-figure settlement from a negligent contractor and a mitigation company following a water damage incident at a North Carolina home....

Maryland Court of Appeals Holds Property Owner Accountable For Fire Spread Caused By Cigarette Butts in Mulch Bed

In July 2017,  Stutman Law attorney Tom Marsh was part of a team that won a jury verdict against Steamfitters Local Union No. 602 (“Steamfitters”)...

Stutman Law’s COVID-19 Continuity Plan: Adapting to Today’s Business and Legal Challenges

The coronavirus outbreak has created a number of unprecedented challenges to individuals, families and companies over the past two months and will continue to do...

And the Beat Goes On: Stutman Law Continues Its Success in Arbitration in 2020

Stutman Law’s attorneys have been resolving cases in Arbitration Forums, Inc. for years and have built a strong record of wins for our clients there....

Celebrating 25 Years of Stutman Law

It is important to share good news, especially during times of great difficulty. Stutman Law celebrated our 25th anniversary on February 5th - a milestone...

Boat Owner Could Not Escape Liability Under U.S. Maritime Law’s Limitation of Liability Act

Stutman Law recently secured a favorable settlement for the insurer of a South Carolina marina by arguing that the adverse party’s reliance on U.S. maritime...

Stutman Law’s COVID-19 Continuity Plan

As our country continues to deal with the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on our daily lives and businesses, we want to assure you that...

Alert: Explosion in North Carolina

A significant explosion occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. at a hydrogen fuel plant in western North Carolina yesterday, damaging the plant itself as well as...

Stutman Law Obtains Victory for Subrogated Carriers in Kitec Class Action Settlement

For several years, Stutman Law has actively negotiated with counsel involved in the Kitec class action settlement regarding the claims process applicable to subrogated insurance...

PA Supreme Court Slams The Door Shut On Direct Lawsuits By Workers’ Compensation Insurers

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Chen v. Kamara (Hartford Ins. Grp. on Behalf of Chen v. Kamara, No. 24 EAP 2017, 2018 WL 6070474,...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Eliminates Future Credit for Medical Benefits in Workers’ Compensation Third Party Settlements

The recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision of Witmoyer v. WCAB (Mountain Country Meats) directly affects workers' compensation insurers seeking to reduce their future liabilities by...

Implied Co-Insured Rule Rejected in Connecticut

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently ruled in Amica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Muldowney, 328 Conn. 428 (2018), that a landlord may pursue claims against a...