Robert F. Daley

Robert F. Daley
Firm: Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C.
Address: 707 Grant Street
Suite 2500
Gulf Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1945
Phone: 866-273-1941 (Toll Free)
Fax: 412-281-4229
E-mail: Contact Us
Web site:
Offers Free Initial Consultation

Areas of Practice Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Representative Cases
Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury
Litigation and Appeals
Products Liability Law
Toxic Torts
Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
Bar Admissions:
Pennsylvania, 1998
West Virginia, 1999
Ohio, 2005
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1998
U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1999
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999
U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1998
Honors: cum laude
Law Review: Senior Staff, Duquesne University Law Review, 1996 - 1998

University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 1987
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering

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

Representative Cases:
Grammer v. John J. Kane Regional Centers, 570 F. 3d 520 (3rd Circuit 2009)
Thrower v. Pennsylvania, 873 F. Supplement 2d 651 (Western District PA 2012)
Pisano v. Extendicare Homes, A. 3d (PA Superior Court 2013)
Black v. CSX Transportation, 648 S.E. 2d 610 (W.VA. 2007)
In re: FELA Asbestos, 592 S.E. 2d 818 (W.VA 2003)
Slivo v. City of Pittsburgh Mun. Pension Fund, 882 A.2d 24 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2005)
Sexton v. Grieco, 613 S.E.2d 81 (W. Va. Super. Ct. 2005)
In Re West Virginia Asbestos Litigation, 592 S.E.2d 818 (W. Va. Super. Ct. 2003)
Mistick, Inc. v. Northwestern Nat. Cas. Co., 806 A.2d 39 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2002)
Virden v. Altria Group, 304 F.Supp.2d 832 (N. D. W. Va. 2004)
Swierkowski v. Consolidated Rail Corp., 168 F.Supp.2d 389 (E.D. Pa. 2001)
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Distinction Between Fraud and Neglect in NH Cases, United States Department of Justice - Health Care Fraud, 2011

Arbitration Agreements/Post Settlement Issues, Nursing Home and Assisted Living Litigation, 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

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

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2013

Civil Rights Claims in Nursing Home Litigation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2011

?We Are Family?, Family Members Rights and Damages in Nursing Home Litigation, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2012

Post Settlement Lien Resolution Issues and 3rd Party Vendors, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers, 2013

Honors and Awards:
Top Pennsylvania Lawyer, Rising Star, Philadelphia Magazine, 2005 - 2006

Appreciation Award, American Association for Justice, Trial Moot Court, 2005

Invited Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Regional Coordinator, AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition, 2005

Regional Coordinator, AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition, 2008 - 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Allegheny County Bar Association, 1997 - Present

Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1997 - Present

Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1997 - Present

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1997 - Present

American Association for Justice

American Bar Association

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2000 - Present
Board of Governors

American Association of Justice (AAJ) Nursing Home Litigation Group, 2011 - 2012

American Association of Justice (AAJ) Nursing Home Litigation Group, 2013 - Present

Pro Bono Activities:
Pittsburgh Hearing, Speech and Deaf Services (PHSDS), Law Day Program, 1998 - 1999
Representation of Lead Poisoned Children Reaching the Age of Majority, 2005 - Present
Election Petition Challenges, 2008 - Present
Birth Information:
1965, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States of America
West Practice Categories:
Criminal Law, Family Law, Health & Health Care Law, Litigation & Appeals, Personal Injury -- Defense, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Products Liability Law, Toxic Torts
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