Judd is a shareholder in the Workers' Compensation Department. He also concentrates his practice in defending federal black lung claims on behalf of coal companies and insurance carriers.
Judd has represented school districts and intermediate units in Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Schuylkill, Monroe and Carbon counties; a large construction/road paving business; nursing homes and assisted living facilities; a large electronics and home entertainment retailer; a large supermarket chain; a large dairy processing company; a large truck tire service; a large dollar store retailer and numerous coal mine operations throughout the eastern part of Pennsylvania.
Judd is a 1992 graduate of Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. He received his juris doctor in 1995 from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, graduating cum laude. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
•Cover Your Bases: A WCAIS Update, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 22, 2015
•The Basics of WCAIS, client seminar, Parsippany, New Jersey, November 21, 2014
•Social Media Update, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, November 6, 2014
•Workers' Compensation: What's the Best Case, The Seltzer Group Workers' Compensation Seminar, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 6, 2012
•How To Control Your Claim, The Seltzer Group Workers' Compensation Seminar, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 7, 2011
•Workers' Compensation Hearings: Techniques & Strategies for Success, National Business Institute, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 22, 2008
•Advanced Workers' Compensation in Pennsylvania, National Business Institute, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 2003, 2004 (speaker and course planner)
•Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law Seminar, Top 20 Cases of 2001 & 2002, Professional Education Systems Institute, Pittsburgh, 2002
•Workers' Compensation Update Lecture, Institute of Management Accountants, Lehigh Valley Chapter, Holiday Inn Bethlehem, 1998
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It Payes to Be Abnormal-Is The Law Really Changing for Mental/Mental Claims in PA Workers' Comp?
Defense Digest Article • September 1, 2014
By A. Judd Woytek, Esq.*Key Points:“Abnormal working condition” requirement distinguishes a compensable psychic injury claim from a non-compensable claim when the claimant has only a subjective reaction to a normal working..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
That 70s Show: Obamacare Takes Federal Black Lung Claims Back in Time
Defense Digest Article • March 1, 2014
By A. Judd Woytek*Key Points:The new health care law has taken casualty insurance carriers back to the past.The new health care law has removed some of the 1981 restrictions to Black Lung Act benefits and reopened claims that workers...
That 70s Show: Obamacare Takes Federal Black Lung Claims Back in Time Articles • December 4, 2013
This article was first published in the December 4, 2013, online edition of Carrier Management magazine.
Miner's Widow Not Entitled to Benefits Under the Black Lung Benefits Act. Apr 21, 2016
Successfully argued that a miner's widow was not entitled to survivor's benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act. The miner had not successfully obtained benefits during his lifetime, but the widow alleged that his death at 102 years...