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Medical Malpractice Defense

Professional Liability Defense

Education

Duquesne University School of Law, J.D. (2001)

Miami University, B.A. (1996)

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Janet K. Meub

Principal

Two PPG Place, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402
T: 800-243-5412
D: 412-281-7272
F: 888-811-7144

jmeub@dmclaw.com





Janet K. Meub is a principal of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. practicing in the Pittsburgh and Erie offices. She is a member of the firm’s Medical Malpractice Defense Group and Professional Liability Defense Group. Ms. Meub has tried cases to verdict on behalf of physicians and hospital clients in counties throughout Western Pennsylvania. She has represented physicians, chiropractors, and other licensed professionals in the context of state board licensure and disciplinary matters. Ms. Meub has also represented architects and contractors in construction design and defect claims. Additionally, Ms. Meub has significant experience in the areas of nursing home negligence, toxic tort litigation, personal injury and premises liability, and employment law.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Meub worked for firms in Ohio and Pennsylvania and served as a partner at a local practice in Pittsburgh defending medical malpractice and toxic tort litigation cases.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®Rising Stars 2010–2011

Representative Matters:

  • Defense verdict on behalf of ER physician for alleged failure to diagnose talar fracture
  • Non-suit on behalf of electrophysiologist in alleged negligent ICD placement
  • Defense verdict on behalf of community hospital for alleged failure to properly interpret myocardial perfusion scan
  • Arbitration defense verdict on behalf of oral surgeon for alleged negligent extraction and infection control
  • Defense verdict on behalf of local hospital for failure to timely diagnose infectious disease
  • Bench trial defense verdict on behalf of contractor in design defect claim in Marion County, West Virginia
  • Summary judgment on behalf of orthopaedic practice group for alleged negligent physical therapy resulting in annular tear and herniated discs

Speaking Engagements:

  • “Joint and Several Liability” (Co-Presenter), Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE, 4/25/2016
  • “Trying a Case in State Court from Start to Finish” (Presenter), Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE, 6/30/2014
  • “Health Information Exchanges:  A Primer” (Presenter), Medical Records Law in Pennsylvania, Lorman Education Services Seminar, 10/31/2013

Admissions and Licenses:

  • Ohio Bar Admission
  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • West Virginia Bar Admission
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Memberships:

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • American Bar Association
  • Mahoning County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute (Professional Liability Committee Co-Chair)

Community Involvement:

  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation (Attorneys Against Hunger Committee)
  • Focus on Renewal Sto-Rox (Board of Directors)
  • Neighborhood Legal Services Association (protection from abuse actions)

Education:

  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law (2001)
  • B.A., Miami University (1996), English