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Michael F. Nerone

Founding Shareholder
Michael F. Nerone

Michael F. Nerone is a founding shareholder. His practice is focused primarily in the areas of transportation law, insurance coverage litigation, bad faith defense and prevention, product liability law and general civil litigation.

Mr. Nerone regularly manages catastrophic losses from the time of occurrence and investigation up through and including verdicts and post-trial appeals. P.N.G.W.& S. provides its clients with 24/7 coverage for such catastrophic losses and Mr. Nerone is integral in managing such exposures for the firm's clients.

Mr. Nerone lectures regularly regarding transportation law, coverage issues and Medicare compliance and strategies for obtaining approval of set-aside trusts. Mr. Nerone also regularly participates in training and education of commercial drivers. He has been published regularly throughout his legal career beginning with the Duquesne Law Review while he was in law school and more recently in transportation periodicals, Andrews Insurance Industry Litigation Reporter, Best Weekly Property/Casualty News and Trends, Insurance Advocate and others.

Mr. Nerone is a member of the Transportation Insurance Defense Association (TIDA) board of directors and is and has been for several years Chairman of the TIDA Amicus Committee. Through the TIDA Amicus Committee Mr. Nerone has been integrally involved in addressing numerous issues having a wide-ranging impact upon the transportation industry, including MCS-90 issues, punitive damage issues, jurisdictional issues and legislative changes.

Mr. Nerone is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before all of the Pennsylvania State Courts, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Nerone is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute and the Trucking Industry Defense Association. 

Mr. Nerone graduated from Duquesne University in 1988 with a B.S. in Accounting. He obtained his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 1991. He has practiced in Pennsylvania throughout his entire career.


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