Daniel Bentz of Marks O’Neill’s Pittsburgh office was successful in obtaining a grant of their Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of their client in a professional liability matter filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, PA.  The Plaintiff made claims of fraudulent misrepresentation under the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law against the client, a real estate agent, for failure to disclose alleged previously-existing defects in the home prior to closing.  After obtaining favorable testimony through discovery, the Court agreed there was no evidence to suggest that the real estate agent had any knowledge of the defects, or was reckless as to her lack of knowledge as to the condition of the home and accordingly dismissed our client from the case.