Skip to main content
Edward Clement Sweeney
Avvo
Pro

Edward Sweeney’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • Murphy v. Rossi et al

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Verdict for Murphys and attorneys fees awarded (no further dicussion will be made beyond what is publically available)
    Description:
    WB Attorneys Mr. Sweeney and Mr. Callaghan pursued and tried to bench verdict an unsual case where attorneys fees were awarded against another Planned Community resident and the resident was directed to take down a line of arborvitae trees placed in the PC's common area, Defendant Rossi appealed to the Commonwealth Court. Mr. Sweeney briefed the case before that Court. The Commonwealth Court upheld the trial court and the victory of the Murphys.
  • Deborah Kuhn v. Prudential Ins. Co.

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Jul 08, 2008
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Plaintiff
    Description:
    In this ERISA Long Term Disability case, Plaintiff won Summary Judgment against the Defendant Prudential based in part on an argument that it was impermissable as a matter of law that Defendant Plan Administrator require Plaintiff to prove her fibromyalgia condition with objective evidence. Plaintiff's attorneys fees were awarded.
  • Medley v. County of Montgomery

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jul 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    NA
    Description:
    Plaintiff successfully argued in response to a Summary Judgment Motion that a person who was told by her Employer that she had FMLA coverage should be able to go to trial when fired because of her taking FMLA leave even if she did not meet all elements of eligibility under the FMLA under an estoppel theory. Plaintiff argued that she reasonably relied on the Employer representations. This is an FMLA case involving a somewhat rare situation.
  • Root v. Keystone Helicopter Company

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Plaintiff defeated a Summary Judgment Motion in a federal Title VII case based on the cutting edge "cat's paw" theory, anticipating the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in this area.
  • Richardson v. W.C.A.B. (American Surfpak)

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Dec 15, 1997
    Outcome:
    remanded
    Description:
    In the Commonwealth Court appeal, Claimant obtained a remand for his Claimant client in a work injury case for consideration of further medical evidence concerning whether there was greater disability than the specific loss of an index finger
  • Curran v. W.C.A.B. (Maxwell Industries)

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Aug 28, 1995
    Outcome:
    successful
    Description:
    In this Commonwealth Court appeal, Claimant successfully reversed the Workers Compensation Appeal Board's modification of the Referee's findings. The Court ruled in an exposure case that the last exposure governed the timing of the limitations period. Claimant was awarded benefits by the Commonwealth Court.
  • Hoffman v. W.C.A.B. (Acme Markets, Inc.)

    Practice Area:
    Workers Compensation
    Date:
    Aug 12, 2008
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Claimant successfully argued on appeal to the Commonwealth Court that he was entitled to wages calculated based on concurrent employment.