Ryan R. McBride

Partner
Ryan R. McBride Photo
Direct: 570.961.2527
Scranton
201 Penn Ave
Suite 400
Scranton, PA 18503
T: 570.961.2099
F: 570.961.2074
 
  • Obtained dismissal for a HVAC contractor who was alleged to have left an area of construction unsecured, resulting in personal injury.

  • Secured dismissal on behalf of home builder who was alleged to have damaged utilities while performing foundation work.

  • Obtained dismissal of a large home builder in a hybrid commercial liability/wrongful death lawsuit, using affidavits to highlight weaknesses in the plaintiffs' theory of liability and undermine their expert's opinions.  

  • Secured dismissal before trial on behalf of a surgeon who allegedly ligated the plaintiff’s right ureter during surgery resulting in a fistula and the need for repair. This matter also involved allegations that our client did not obtain proper informed consent prior to the surgery.

  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a contractor client who was alleged to have destroyed a utility pole on his job site.

  • Secured dismissal on behalf of an orthopedic surgeon who was alleged to have place a wrong-sided hip prosthesis in a Plaintiff during hip replacement.

  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of a municipal client in a premises liability matter where the plaintiff suffered a spinal compression fracture and concussion.

  • Successfully obtained affirmation of a defense verdict before the Superior Court. In their appeal, the Plaintiff argued that the jury’s findings were against the weight of evidence and that the trial court had erred by not instructing the jury on alteration of medical records. The Superior Court rejected the Plaintiff’s weight of the evidence claims and held that a request for an adverse inference charge was unsupported.

  • Obtained dismissal of a large home builder in a hybrid commercial liability/wrongful death lawsuit, using affidavits to highlight weaknesses in the plaintiffs' theory of liability and undermine their expert's opinions.  

  • Obtained dismissal of a lawsuit on behalf of a surgeon client in a medical malpractice matter. This dismissal was affirmed by the Superior Court after briefing and oral argument.

  • Obtained a summary judgment and dismissal of a lawsuit on behalf of a physician client and her insurer, using a novel area of case law to effectuate the dismissal.

  • Successfully negotiated settlement of less than 10 percent of a plaintiff’s pre-arbitration demand after obtaining a favorable arbitration award on behalf of a large property management corporation.

  • Obtained a defense verdict at arbitration in a premises liability action on behalf of a national retail store.

  • Obtains summary judgement for National Truck Stop Company.

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