Daniel E. Cummins (Scranton, Pennsylvania)
Daniel E. Cummins (Scranton, Pennsylvania)

Daniel E. Cummins

AV Preeminent

Licensed for 26 years

Serving Scranton, PA (view address)

Daniel E. Cummins

Serving Scranton, PA (view address)

About Daniel E. Cummins

Partner in Scranton, PA Insurance Defense Firm of Foley, Comerford & Cummins, 1999 - Present. Creator and writer of the Tort Talk Blog at www.TortTalk.com. Former Law Clerk to Hon. Harold A. Thomson, Jr., President Judge of Pike County Court of Common Pleas, 1995-1997. Adjunct Instructor, Pennsylvania State University Paralegal Studies Program, 2001. Pennsylvania Law Weekly Columnist on Pennsylvania Civil Litigation Matters. AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Awarded Honor of "Distinguished Defense Counsel of the Year" by the Pennsylvania Defense Institute in 2014. Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America Directory in… Read more
Partner in Scranton, PA Insurance Defense Firm of Foley, Comerford & Cummins, 1999 - Present. Creator and writer of the Tort Talk Blog at www.TortTalk.com. Former Law Clerk to Hon. Harold A. Thomson, Jr., President Judge of Pike County Court of Common Pleas, 1995-1997. Adjunct Instructor, Pennsylvania State University Paralegal Studies Program, 2001. Pennsylvania Law Weekly Columnist on Pennsylvania Civil Litigation Matters. AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Awarded Honor of "Distinguished Defense Counsel of the Year" by the Pennsylvania Defense Institute in 2014. Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America Directory in 2015 - Present. Schnader Print Media Awards for Excellence in Published Legal Writing in 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012. Listed in 2005-2006 "Honors Edition" of The United Who's Who Registry. Listed in 2008 Cambridge's Who's Who. 2005 Honoree of Lawyer's On the Fast Track. 2007 Super Lawyer-Rising Star. Frequent course planner and presenter of various Pennsylvania civil litigation CLE courses. Read less
Foley, Comerford & Cummins

Areas of Law

  • Automobile/Trucking Insurance Defense
  • UM/UIM defense
  • Insurance Coverage Questions/Litigation
  • Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance Subrogation
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Property and Casualty Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Commercial Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Appellate Practice

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Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in Pennsylvania Supreme Court and United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
All trial and appellate state courts in New Jersey
All trial and appellate state and federal courts in Pennsylvania
1993, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Law School Attended
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University

Class of 1993
J.D.

University Attended

University of London, Faculty of Laws, London, England
Class of 1993

Villanova University
Class of 1990
B.A.
cum laude, English

Birth Information

Born in 1968
East Orange, New Jersey, January 12, 1968

Associations & Memberships
Lackawanna County, Pike County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations
Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Pennsylvania Defense Institute
Defense Research Institute.
Representative Cases
Orzel v. Morgan, No. 03-CV-4929 (Lacka. Co. Feb. 4, 2008)
Bremer v. Pprudential, 2004 WL 1920708 (M.D.Pa. August 18, 2004)
Sekol v. Albrecht, 2001 WL 1179417 (Lacka.Com.Pl. 2001) aff'd 832 A.2d 552 (Pa.Super. 2003)
Bowersox v. Progressive, 781 A.2d 1236 (Pa.Super. 2001) appeal denied 806 A.2d 857 (Pa. 2002).


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Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
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Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Daniel E. Cummins has a 4.9 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Foley, Comerford & Cummins has 4 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Daniel E. Cummins attended The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Foley, Comerford & Cummins was established in 1956.

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