Robert F. Daley

Robert F. Daley

Robert F. Daley

Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-281-7229
Fax:
412-281-4229
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Products Liability Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1998
  • West Virginia, 1999
  • Ohio, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2009

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. cum laude - 1998
    • Honors: Trial Moot Court Coach, Adjunct Professor, 2015 - present
    • Honors: Trial Advocacy, Adjunt Professor, 2016 - present
    • Law Review: Senior Staff, Duquesne University Law Review, 1996 - 1998
  • University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
    • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering - 1987

Published Works

  • The Grammer Decision; Andrews Nursing Home Litigation Reporter, September, 2009
  • A Suggested Proposal to Apportion Liability in Lead Pigment Cases, Duq. U. L. Rev., Vol. 36, No. 1, 1997
  • Commentary: The Grammer Decision: The Federal Nursing Home Reform Amendments Give Enforceable Rights to Residents of County Run Nursing Homes, Andrews Litigation Reporters, 2009
  • Court Recognizes Rights of County Run Nursing Home Residents, The Legal Intelligencer, 2009
  • Negligence in Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), 2008
  • Nursing Home Predispute Arbitration Agreements, The Legal Intelligencer, November 25, 2014

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

  • Arbitration Case Law and Regulatory Review, Duquesne University, 2016
  • Medicare and Medicaid Liens: Overview, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2015
  • Arbitration: Case Law and Practical Considerations, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2015
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2013
  • Post Settlement Lien Resolution Issues and 3rd Party Vendors, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Lien Resolution Issues, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Nursing Home Litigation, 2013
  • Post Settlement Lien Resolution Issues and Third Party Vendors, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Conduct of Arbitrations and the Pisano Decision, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2013
  • We Are Family, Family Members Rights and Damages in Nursing Home Litigation, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2012
  • Distinction Between Fraud and Neglect in NH Cases, United States Department of Justice - Health Care Fraud, 2011
  • Negligence Per Se and the Use of Grammer v. Kane in Nursing Home Cases, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2011
  • Impact of Grammer v. Kane beyond Civil Rights, AAJ Annual Convention, 2011
  • Civil Rights Claims in Nursing Home Litigation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2011
  • Impact of Grammer v. Kane Beyond Civil Rights, AAJ Annual Convention, 2011
  • Civil Rights Claims in Nursing Home Litigation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2011
  • Negligence Per Se and the Use of Grammer v. Kane in Nursing Home Cases, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2011
  • Grammer v. Kane, New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, 2010
  • The Art of Persuasion: Overcoming Age Bias and Lack of Special Damages in Nursing Home Cases, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2010
  • Arbitration Agreements/Post Settlement Issues, Nursing Home and Assisted Living Litigation, 2008
  • Negligence in Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2008
  • Section 8 Compliance and Other Lead Poisoning Litigation Issues, New York State Department of Health Conference on Lead Poisoning, 2000
  • Legally Defensible Inspection Reports, Ohio State Health Department Conference, 1999
  • Legal Issues in Lead Poisoning Litigation, National Lead Safe Housing, 1999
  • The Art of Persuasion: Overcoming Age Bias and Lack of Special Damages in Nursing Home Cases, Pennsylvania Association for Justice

Honors and Awards

  • Appellate Advocacy Award, The Pound Civil Justice Institute, 2016 - Present
  • Top Pennsylvania Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015
  • Elected Member Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, 2014 – Present
  • Regional Coordinator, AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition, 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014
  • Appreciation Award, American Association for Justice, Trial Moot Court, 2005,2009, 2010
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2005 and 2006
  • Invited Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2000 - Present
  • Top Pennsylvania Lawyer, Rising Star, Philadelphia Magazine, 2005 - 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Trial Moot Court Coach, Adjunct Professor, 2015 - Present
  • Duquesne University School of Law, Trial Advocacy, Adjunct Professor, 2016 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1998 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2010 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, 1997 - Present
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Nursing Home Ligitation Group, Incoming Chair, 2016 - Present
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Nursing Home Ligitation Group, Chair Elect, 2015 - Present
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Nursing Home Ligitation Group, Parliamentarian, 2013 - 2015
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) Nursing Home Ligitation Group, Treasurer, 2011 - 2012
  • American Associates of Justice (formerly ATLA) Student Trial Advocacy Competition, National Coordinator, 2015 - Present
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Elected Member, 2014 - Present
  • American Association of Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition, National Coordinator, 2015 - Present
  • American Associatoin of Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition, Regional Coordinator, 2005, 2009-2012, 2014
  • American Bar Association, 1998 - Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, 1998 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1998 - 2013
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1998 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1997 - Present
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Pro Bono Activities

  • Sponsor, Make A Wish, 2008 - Ongoing
  • Coach and Sponsor, Steel Valley Youth Baseball Association, 2008- Ongoing
  • Sponsor and Participant, St. Barnabas Presents for Patients, 2008- Present
  • Member, Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership
  • Pittsburgh Hearing, Speech and Deaf Services (PHSDS), Law Day Program, 1998- 1999, continued pro-bono representation of the hearing impaired through 2002
  • ProSe Committee for Indigent Plaintiffs in Prisoner Civil Rights Cases 1999- Present
  • USDC Western District of Pennsylvania, Pro-Bono Prisoner's Civil Rights Committee, 2000 - 2004
  • Representation of Lead Poisoned Children Reaching the Age of Majority, 2005- Present
  • Election Petition Challenges, 2008- Present