By Tim Polishan | Published February 21, 2018 | | |
Kelley, Polishan & Solfanelli recently won a jury verdict in a surface water negligence case in the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County Pennsylvania. The common enemy rule applies in surface water cases in Pennsylvania. “[T]he common enemy rule [is] . . . the general principle that the law regards surface waters as a Read MoreRead More
Plaintiffs sometimes add improper Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (“UTPCPL”) claims to their construction litigation to try to increase the amount of their recovery. When we defend businesses facing such claims, we work to eliminate the improper UTPCPL claims from the litigation. For example, we recently obtained a dismissal of a UTPCPL Read MoreRead More
"[Regarding] Mr. Polishan… I’ve seen him on many cases in court…. he’s an outstanding lawyer in all respects. He’s an outstanding trial lawyer. He’s an outstanding litigator. He’s an outstanding researcher. He has great credibility with the Court." - (Statement made by judge in federal court proceeding).
"[Mr. Polishan’s] assistance … has included incisive, informed advice on every occasion …. I’ve seen many… lawyers … from some of the largest, most reputable firms in the country… and none of them surpass [the] talent, wisdom, and … common sense that [Mr. Polishan has] brought to this case from the time we began working together." - (Statement by plaintiff’s counsel).
"[Mr.] Polishan is doing a fantastic job on your behalf and achieving a fantastic result…. Both his work with you . . . and with the law enforcement [agents]… are examples of the finest in our profession and you should bless the day that you found him." - (Statement by former federal prosecutor).
"Congratulations on a very impressive outcome. Fantastic!" - (Statement by defense counsel).
"Tim and I have worked together on a complex and highly publicized litigation matter that has extended over several years and his performance throughout has been superb. Outstanding integrity, highly knowledgeable, and with a true feel for the nuances that often provide the competitive edge in litigation. I would recommend him to any client or fellow practitioner." - (Statement by former director and shareholder at Philadelphia law firm known as a national leader in class actions and other complex commercial litigation).
"Tim is a terrific trial lawyer. Quick on his feet. Great when it comes to cross examination. He has won cases against all odds." - (Statement by partner at Northeastern Pennsylvania law firm).
"Attorney Polishan is one of the brightest professionals I have encountered in 25 years living in NEPA. He is detail and results oriented, creative, intellectual, grounded." - (Statement by physician and president of medical group).
"Tim’s breadth of legal knowledge and excellent communication skills make him a great professional resource and a valuable asset to the northeastern PA community." - (Statement by a wealth management professional).
"I have had the opportunity to work with Tim on multiple occasions. Tim and his legal team are of the highest caliber and an absolute joy to work with. They were very instrumental in handling all of my legal needs since 2004. The firm is top notch and very trustworthy. Over the years Tim and his firm have not only been great in providing legal services but I consider Tim a friend." - (Statement by a senior enterprise architect for large health plan).
"Tim is straight forward and professional, asks the questions that make sense and then suggests workable solutions. I highly recommend to assist anyone with legal issues." - (Statement by Northeaster Pennsylvania business owner).