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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
The plaintiff had an auto liability insurance policy with the defendant and had been involved in a motor vehicle accident, wherein the other driver had sustained serious, catastrophic personal injuries and paralysis. The plaintiff argued that the..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
The plaintiff argued that the collapse was a covered loss under the “Extensions of Loss” provision, which covered collapses resulting from “hidden decay,” a term that was not specifically defined in the applicable policy...., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
The plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle accident as a passenger in a vehicle owned by the defendant, New Castle County, and suffered physical injuries as a result. The plaintiff subsequently sued New Castle County and Gallagher Bassett,..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
The homeowner alleged a breach of contract and bad faith when her insurance carrier denied coverage for rafter and roof damage. The Cuyahoga County Court denied the insurance carrier’s motion to stay the bad faith claim, which this court..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
The plaintiff sued the defendant for breach of contract based on a fire insurance policy. The plaintiff asserted that the defendant had unlawfully refused to pay for repairs to damaged portions of the plaintiff’s property following a fire. The..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
The plaintiff had been involved in a motor vehicle accident with an underinsured motorist in which she suffered injuries to her neck and right shoulder. Her policy with the defendant included UIM coverage. When the defendant refused to tender the..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts October 18, 2013
The plaintiff had sustained a work-related injury and was forced to go on disability leave as a result. At some point after going out on disability, the plaintiff was no longer entitled to health insurance under the plan. As a result, he signed up..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
This matter arose due to the plaintiff’s claim for property damage under his homeowners' insurance policy with the defendant following two fires at his residence. The policy provided that it was void if any insured “intentionally..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
NOTE: Unpublished opinion   The plaintiff appealed from the order of a district court granting summary judgment in favor of the defendant with regard to the plaintiff’s breach of contract counts arising from a property damage claim. The..., Case Law Alert - 1st Quarter 2013
Law Alerts January 11, 2013
The plaintiff insurer filed a declaratory judgment action in the Eastern District of New York, seeking a judgment that damage to the defendant’s yacht was not covered by the marine insurance policy it had issued to him. The district court had..., 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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