Frank Baker is a litigation and trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience. He concentrates his practice in the defense of casualty, product liability and professional liability cases. He will partner with you to understand your litigation objectives and get them accomplished economically. He will assist in the prompt investigation and evaluation of the case and work with you to establish or update your reserves. If early resolution is not feasible, Frank is prepared to take the case through alternative dispute resolution or trial.
Frank's effectiveness as a trial lawyer has earned him the highest professional rating from his peers, AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. He tries cases in the areas of product liability, professional liability, premises and motor vehicle liability, construction defects and injuries, fires and toxic torts. Product manufacturers, major retailers, transportation companies, municipalities and various professionals, among others, have benefited from Frank's significant experience as a trial lawyer. With over 30 years in practice, he has defended hundreds of casualty cases and served as lead trial counsel in dozens of jury trials.
Frank is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova School of Law. He served as a law clerk to a trial judge. He is actively involved in civic activities in the Lehigh Valley, where he lives and works.
•Various lectures to insurance industry groups on premises liability, auto liability and product liability
• A Chink in the Armor of Workers' Compensation Immunity: Pennsylvania Superior Court Finds Narrow Exception to Workers' Compensation Immunity, Defense Digest, Vol. 15, No. 3, September 2009
Honors & Awards
•AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
Year Joined Organization
A Chink in the Armor of Workers Compensation Immunity: Pennsylvania Superior Court Finds Narrow Exception to Workers Compensation Immunity
Defense Digest Article • September 1, 2009
Pennsylvania - Civil Liability, In a recent Pennsylvania Superior Court case, which can be found at 2009 Pa. Super 73; 971 A.2d 1280, the court ruled that the exclusivity provision of the Workers' Compensation Act ( Act ), 77 P.S. 481(a), does not preclude a..., Defense Digest, Vol. 15, No. 3, September 2009