Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. ranked in 2015 "Best Law Firms"

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier law firms by its ranking in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Dickie McCamey received a national rank in four practice areas and a regional rank in 28 practice areas.

Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence and consistently high ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and extensive legal expertise.

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Pittsburgh's 2015 "Lawyer of the Year"

J. Lawson Johnston

2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Railroad Law

Robert J. Marino

2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Insurance Law

John E. Wall

2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Best Lawyers® honors only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Bad Faith

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Are Statutory Bad Faith Claims Assignable in the Context of Third Party Tort Claims?

In the December 2014 issue of Claims Management magazine, Dickie McCamey attorneys addressed the question, “Are Statutory Bad Faith Claims Assignable in the Context of Third Party Tort Claims?”

J. David Ziegler, Esq. and Robert J. Marino, Esq. detail the positions presented to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to this question in Wolfe v. Allstate Insurance, which was asked to decide the issue of assignability.

The Third Circuit’s desire to clarify the differences between tort and contract claims is not unique to Wolfe or the traditional insurance industry. Attorney W. Alan Torrance, Jr. illustrates this point through Reginella Construction Company, Ltd. v. Travelers Cas. and Sur. Company (July 2014).

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Medicare:  the “M” word that can instill confusion and raise questions for those unfamiliar with the laws and regulations governing Medicare compliance.

How do I protect myself and my company from fines and penalties Medicare may impose?

What do I need to do to make sure I am protecting Medicare’s future and present interest on this case?

Do I have the right mechanisms in place to ensure that we are Medicare compliant?

Are we properly reporting claims to Medicare?

Where do I go for help … the right kind of help?

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