Our Firm has an AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 rating by Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory.


Hard work, determination, creative thinking and client involvement are the keys to winning litigation.

The Law Office of Dolores Rocco Kulp is a civil defense litigation firm focusing on the defense of insurance carriers and their insureds, self-insureds, railroads, transit agencies and governmental entities.

The size of the Firm is uniquely suited to those clients who want their attorneys to understand and effectuate the client’s short and long term corporate and litigation goals and positions, who want to know and be comfortable with who is handling the file and how the file is being prosecuted and who want to be able to pick up the phone and discuss any file at any time.

Learn More About Our Philosophy

Cost effective intensive investigation of a claimant during the discovery phase is the foundation for a successful outcome. The Firm believes that cases are won or lost at the discovery phase, long before an attorney ever steps foot in a courtroom. Moreover, thorough investigation is the best cost control approach for the client as the cost/benefit ratio reveals itself in lower settlements/verdicts. Because of this approach and philosophy, the members of the Firm have developed a reputation of being able to consistently uncover fraudulent or exaggerated claims by locating documentation of prior existing injuries, claims, major health matters, or criminal convictions which greatly impact the value of the lawsuit.

Counsel are highly seasoned trial attorneys and also creative researchers and writers who effectively present winning arguments, often on matters of first impression, before the trial and appellate courts. The lawyers of the Firm are effective negotiators. Most importantly, our willingness to go to trial lends to our negotiating credibility with the Philadelphia Bar and the Courts. The result is that settlements and awards are achieved on terms favorable to our clients.


Transportation accidents (truck, cab, car rental, bus, rail and Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA), 45 U.S.C. §51, et seq.);

Premises liability (slip and falls) and other property related injury claims with a specialty in trespasser claims

Personal injury defense, particularly fraudulent claims and catastrophic personal injuries

Construction injury, property damage & subrogation

Coverage (opinion and litigation)

Governmental immunity and all forms of claims against governmental entities and their contractors

Business owner’s duty to patrons as a result of patron medical emergencies

UM/UIM (both coverage and personal injury claims)

Workers’ Compensation

Appellate practice

Dram shop