Alex B. Norman focuses his practice in the area of casualty litigation. He provides counsel to property owners, security service companies and product manufacturers and sellers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
He handles a wide array of cases involving serious losses including catastrophic injury and death in the areas of premises liability, specifically defending property owners when violent crimes occur at or near their properties.
- Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., 2006)
- Temple University (B.A., 2003)
- New Jersey, 2007
- Pennsylvania, 2007
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2009
Associations & Memberships:
- American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section: Self Insurers and Risk Managers Committee, Chair-Elect; Products Liability Committee, Vice Chair; CLE Board, Member; Standing Committee on Law Students, Member
- Defense Research Institute; Retail and Hospitality Subcommittee: Publications Vice Chair (2017-2018), Membership Chair (2015-2016)
- Philadelphia Bar Association: Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention – Investigative Division – 2015 & 2017
- Pennsylvania Association of Defense Counsel: Member of Executive Committee (2015-2016)
Significant Representative Matters:
- Successfully defended an armored car security business following workplace shooting.
- Defense verdict in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in a property damage trial. Plaintiff claimed property damage to her home from an alleged clogged drain in the backyard of our client. Our discovery revealed that the Plaintiff was a community activist and in various public forums she had blamed other causes for her property damage, including a different neighbor and ongoing problems of flooding and sinking homes due to improper dredging and landfill in her section of Philadelphia. The jury agreed that our client’s alleged clogged drain was not a factual cause of the damage.
- Defense verdict in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in a two week products liability trial. Plaintiff claimed that a design defect in a pneumatic tool caused a fastener to penetrate and injure his eye. Plaintiff claimed both compensatory and punitive damages. The jury found that the product was not defective and therefore did not cause the injury.
- Defense verdict in Eastern District of Pennsylvania in a two week products liability trial. Plaintiff claimed that a design defect in a pneumatic tool caused a fastener to penetrate and injure his hand. Punitive damages were claimed and submitted to the jury. The jury found that the product was not defective and therefore did not cause the injury.
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