Sarah E. Argo

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Sarah is a member of the Casualty Department, focusing exclusively on insurance defense litigation. Her clients include insurance carriers, political subdivisions, self insureds and national retail chains. She regularly handles matters involving premises liability, trucking and motor vehicle liability, municipal liability, insurance bad faith and dram shop claims. Sarah also has experience handling UM/UIM claims, natural gas drilling claims, and product liability.

As part of her practice, Sarah has successfully litigated claims against local agencies arising out of alleged dangerous conditions of publicly owned properties and successfully defended clients in motor vehicle liability claims.  She has represented entities in negligence claims involving Pennsylvania's Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act, represented clients in claims involving motor vehicle liability, premises liability and bad faith and has assisted in handling various high-exposure trucking matters, products liability and other personal injury/property matters.  

Sarah graduated summa cum laude from King's College in 2005 with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. She received her juris doctor in 2009 from The Pennsylvania State University's Dickinson School of Law.

Sarah is admitted to practice in both the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and United States District Court of New Jersey. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Lackawanna County Bar Association and Luzerne County Bar Association.

Significant Representative Matters

Obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial stemming from a rear-end motor vehicle accident.

Obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial stemming from a premises liability case involving issues of municipal liability.

Obtained a defense verdict in a jury trial stemming from a chain reaction motor vehicle accident.

Obtained a defense verdict at an arbitration stemming from a tractor-trailer accident.

Obtained a defense verdict at an arbitration stemming from a motor vehicle versus bicycle accident.

Assisted with securing the dismissal of a client in a claim involving negligent entrustment.

Assisted with securing summary judgment in a breach of contract claim.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Boardable and Recoverable Economic Damages, CLE seminar, 2018

Punitive Damages in Trucking Litigation, CLE seminar, 2015

The Social Media Age and Your Auto Claim, Client Seminar, 2014

Admissions
New Jersey
2009
Pennsylvania
2009
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
2009
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
2009
Education
Dickinson School of Law, Penn State University (J.D., 2009)
King's College (B.S., summa cum laude, 2005)
Associations & memberships
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lackawanna County Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Year joined
2012