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Megan Shutte
Senior Associate
Philadelphia
401 Plymouth Road
Suite 120
Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
TEL: (484) 532-5342
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Megan E. Shutte

Since 2008, Megan has focused her legal practice on first party property insurance coverage matters. During this time, she has been involved in a variety of complex cases, including those involving natural catastrophic losses, boiler and machinery breakdown, and professional negligence. Megan also handles a range of property subrogation matters, working to negotiate favorable recoveries in losses involving, among other areas, machinery and equipment failures, structural defects and construction flaws. Megan has participated extensively in all aspects of litigation towards successful resolution of multiple coverage- and subrogation-related suits.   

Representative Matters

Subrogation

Represented first party insurer and a national chemical company in technically complex, $5 million subrogation action arising out of a Colorado chemical plant explosion.

Represented property insurer and a New Jersey school district in a $3 million professional negligence subrogation action arising out of flood damage to a newly-constructed high school.

Insurance Coverage

Assisted in obtaining partial summary judgment in insurance coverage litigation involving complex valuation issues related to a $10.6 million Chilean earthquake claim.

Participated in successful resolution of a $12 million extra-contractual suit brought by public adjuster for the City of Houston against multiple insurers.

Assisting in an insurance coverage dispute relating to a tunnel currently being constructed beneath the City of Seattle.

Assisting in an insurance coverage dispute involving a newly-constructed Port Arthur, Texas crude distillation unit. 

Articles & Presentations

"Bad Faith Conduct: How Bad is Bad Enough Under PA Law?," Insurance Law360, September 30, 2016, co-author

Professional Affiliations

Noteworthy

Megan was named a  "Rising Star" for 2017 by Super Lawyers.

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