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Allison L. Krupp

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100 Corporate Center Drive
Suite 201
Camp Hill, PA 17011
(717) 651-3510
(717) 651-3707 - Fax
alkrupp@mdwcg.com

Allison is a member of the Professional Liability Department where she concentrates her practice on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.  She routinely represents national/global insurance carriers in insurance coverage disputes and first-party automotive claims brought against them.  Allison is experienced in many types of coverage issues, including: policy cancellation, policy reformation, phantom vehicle cases, and a variety of policy exclusions.  She also defends clients in the area of bad faith litigation. She practices in Pennsylvania state and federal court, as well as before arbitration panels and appellate courts.

For two years prior to joining the firm, Allison served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Donald R. Totaro in the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas.  During her final year of law school, Allison served as a legal extern for the Honorable Justice J. Michael Eakin of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  She also served as a certified legal intern for the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission in the Hearings and Appeals Department. 

In 2006, Allison graduated magna cum laude from York College of Pennsylvania.  She then attended the Widener University School of Law and graduated cum laude in 2009.  During her time in law school, Allison served on Widener’s Law Journal and was the president of the Moot Court Honor Society from 2008 to 2009.

Significant Representative Matters

  • Assisted with obtaining summary judgment in favor of the insurer in federal court on all 7 counts of the complaint, including breach of contract, insurance bad faith, misrepresentation, negligence, deceit, breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and unfair trade practices.

  • Assisted with obtaining a decision from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirming the trial court’s entry of summary judgment in favor of the insurer on counts of insurance bad faith and violations of the MVFRL.

  • Assisted with obtaining a decision from the Commonwealth Court affirming the Insurance Commissioner’s decision in favor of the insurer, where the policyholder had challenged a homeowner’s policy cancellation.

  • Assisted with obtaining summary judgment in favor of the insurer in Pennsylvania state court on counts of breach of contract and insurance bad faith.

  • Worked on multiple cases regarding the validity and applicability of stacking waivers on Pennsylvania auto policies, and obtained summary judgment in several of those cases.

  • Assisted with successfully opposing a Motion for Class Certification in a Philadelphia County TCPA case.

  • Obtained a defense verdict from a Philadelphia County arbitration panel, where the underlying issue was permissive use of a vehicle.

  • Obtained defense verdicts from Lancaster County arbitration panels in two separate property damage cases involving a neighbor dispute.

  • Obtained a defense verdict from a magisterial district judge for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

  • Second-chaired and received a defense verdict in a high-profile casualty case, where the plaintiff sustained serious injury in a sprint car accident. 

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • "Proper Handling of UM/UIM Claims:  The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly" , Marshall Dennehey Client Seminar, June 17, 2016

  • Regular Use Exclusions in Pennsylvania -- Coverage Issues and Practical Applications, Marshall Dennehey Client Seminar, June 2015

  • Recent Pennsylvania Trial and Appellate Case Law, Cumberland County Lunch and Learn, March 2015

Published Works

  • "Airbnb and Insurance Coverage: Is It Up in the Air?" The Legal Intelligencer's Insurance Law Supplement, page 7, August 29, 2017

  • “A Perfectly Imperfect Process: Dauphin County’s First Post-Koken Jury Trial: Oaks v. Erie Insurance Exchange and Austin,” Defense Digest, Volume 20, No. 3, September 2014 

  • “Where to Sue Since Summy,” Defense Digest, Volume 20, No. 3, September 2014

  • Legal Updates for Coverage and Bad Faith, Editor, 2014-present

  • "Reservations Over Reserving Your Rights," Defense Digest, Volume 19, No. 4, December 2013

  • "Predicting the Future of Predictive Coding," Defense Digest, Volume 18, No. 1, March 2012

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, PA (J.D., 2009)
         Honors: cum laude
        
    Publications:  Member, Survey Staff, Widener Law Journal

  • York College of Pennsylvania, York, PA (B.A., 2006)
         Honors:  magna cum laude

Pages

Law Alerts October 18, 2013
When an insurer tenders a defense subject to a reservation of rights, the insured may choose one of two options: (1) accept the defense, in which case it remains unqualifiedly bound to the terms of the consent to settle provision of the policy; or (..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
The rupture of an underground water supply line and resultant water pressure caused the collapse of the building’s foundation wall, thereby allowing water, mud and debris to enter the basement. The plaintiff denied coverage based upon a..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
In this underinsured motorist case, the Middle District Court considered whether the defendant’s assertion of the attorney-client privilege and/or work-product doctrine to withhold responsive documents in discovery was warranted. This matter..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
NOTE: Opinion has not been released for publication. Until released, it is subject to revision or withdrawal.   Before the Superior Court of Delaware, New Castle was the plaintiff’s motion to amend his complaint to add a bad faith claim..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern District, considered the defendant’s motion for summary judgment. This matter arose from the defendant insurer’s decision to deny coverage under an umbrella..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
This matter arose from a property damage claim following fire and water damage to an Elks Lodge. The Lodge hired the plaintiff to inspect and repair the damages for $342,973.47. The Lodge paid the plaintiff $134,973.46, and was subsequently..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
The Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas considered a motion to compel the plaintiff to undergo a second IME. This case arose out of a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a claim against the third party tortfeasor and underinsured motorist..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
In this declaratory judgment action in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the magistrate judge considered the plaintiffs’ motion to remand the case back to state court. The matter arose from a property damage..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
The Superior Court upheld the applicability of a "regular use exclusion" in an underinsured motorist case involving a drunk driver. The plaintiff was operating his father's vehicle at the time of the accident but resided with his..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
NOTE: Not precedential opinion   The plaintiff filed a class action suit against the defendant seeking a declaratory judgment that the defendant had violated 21 Del. C. §§ 2118 and 2118B. Section 2118 requires that all vehicle..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013

Pages

Dec 31, 2018
The parties had filed cross-motions for summary judgment. The issue for the court was whether the carrier had breached the terms of the policy when it denied the plaintiff’s first-party benefits claim relating to medical bills for PTSD...
Aug 24, 2018
We obtained summary judgment in a putative class action lawsuit in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of a large insurer. The case dealt with a letter the insurance carrier would send to their insureds following a motor vehicle accident...
May 11, 2018
We secured the dismissal of a declaratory judgment action filed in federal court against a large insurer. This case arose from a motor vehicle accident that occurred in 2015. The plaintiff averred that she had sustained injuries in excess of the...
May 11, 2017
Secured summary judgment in federal court in a bad faith case against a large insurer. ​The case arose from a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident that occurred in 2008 and dealt with the insurer’s handling of the plaintiff’s UIM claim...
Jan 22, 2016
Obtained two defense verdicts from a Lancaster County arbitration panel in two separate neighbor dispute cases involving the same parties. In the first of the two cases, the plaintiff claimed that his neighbors had damaged his concrete...
Sep 21, 2015
Marshall Dennehey attorneys prevailed in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on a Motion for Class Action Certification in a "junk fax" case under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Following a class certification...
January 2, 2019
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that 13 associates and two special counsel have been elevated to shareholder. Additionally, the firm has promoted four associates to the position of special counsel. These new shareholders and special counsel represent the firm's...

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
  • York College of Pennsylvania (B.A., magna cum laude, 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2009

Associations & Memberships

  • American Inns of Court
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • Dauphin County William J. Lipsitt Inn of Court, Associate
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Year Joined Organization: 2011

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