John is a member of the Workers' Compensation Department serving as defense counsel for employers, carriers and third-party administrators. His clients include manufacturers, health care facilities, restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, insurance companies and trucking companies. John has also handled liability claims and underinsured/uninsured motor vehicle claims.
John graduated from Penn State University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Social Science. In 1991, he graduated from Widener University School of Law with a juris doctor. John has spent the majority of his career in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, he served as in-house counsel for two large insurance carriers handling workers' compensation, general liability and personal injury cases.
•Using Return to Work as Leverage in Litigation, Mediation and For Cost Control of Your Workers' Compensation Claim, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, November 6, 2014
•Seminars at Liberty Mutual and ESIS, 2006, 2007
•Seminars to adjusters at The PMA Group and Kemper Insurance Co. and Broadspire, 1996-2004
•Labor Market Surveys, Broadspire Claims Department, 2002
Past Employment Positions
•The PMA Group, in-house counsel
•Kemper Insurance, in-house counsel
Honors & Awards
•Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Year Joined Organization
New Exposure for Workers' Compensation Carriers and Employers
Defense Digest Article June 1, 2016
By John C. Swartz, Jr., Esq.*Key Points:Impairment Rating Evaluation allows an employer/carrier to limit liability to 500 weeks of workers' compensation indemnity benefits once the claimant has received 104 weeks of temporary..., Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 2, June 2016Defense 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 legal...