Matthew has extensive experience in medical practice defense, having represented doctors, physician groups, hospitals and regional health centers for more than a decade. He is a shareholder in the firm's Health Care Department, and concentrates his practice in medical malpractice, general liability (slip/fall) and auto defense work.
Matthew lectures extensively, both locally and nationally, on issues pertaining to medical malpractice through educational institutions including the National Constitution Center, Lorman Education Services, Stafford Legal Teleconferences and Progressive Business Publications. He is recognized nationally for his expertise in electronic medical record issues. He has spoken for numerous organizations including the American Society for Health Risk Management, American College of Obstetrician/Gynecologists, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, The Commonwealth Medical College, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania MCARE Fund, CPAHCRM of Central Pennsylvania, Center for Health Training, NOR-PANPHA and the Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association, Cassatt Health System and PMSLIC/NORCAL, and for publications including National Health Law Week, Hospital Litigation Reporter and New York Health Law Update. Matthew also advises medical institutions on the establishment of policies and procedures regarding responses to electronic discovery.
Matthew is a coach for the Abington youth basketball and baseball leagues.
•EMR Litigation Issues: Where We've Been and Where We're Going, 2014 American Society for Healthcare Risk Management's Annual Conference & Exhibition, October 26, 2014
•The Results Are In: An Overview of the Initial Court Decisions Regarding Electronic Medical Records, Northeast Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association Regional Meeting, June 11, 2014
•Insurance and the Tripartite Relationship: Conflicts of Interests and Right to Independent Counsel, co-presenter, Strafford webinar, February 12, 2014
•It's Okay to Say I'm Sorry: The How-To Workshop for Apology and Disclosure, co-presenter, The Hospital and Healthcare Association of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, January 29, 2014
•Powers of Attorney: Medical Records Release Concerns, Lorman Education Services, September 12, 2013
•Economic Damages in the Catastrophic Case, Panelist, CLM Professional Liability Committee Meeting, Boston, MA, July 25, 2013
•The Ex-Employee: Discovery/Privilege Issues When Plaintiff's Lawyer Comes Knockin', Moderator/Co-Presenter, Claim & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 11, 2013
•Deposition Issues Pertaining to the EMR, Co-Presenter, Lehigh Valley Health Network Annual Risk Symposium, Allentown, PA, April 12, 2013
•Working with Experts post-Barrick and Cooper, Panelist, PDI/NEPATLA Regional CLE, Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes-Barre, PA November 14, 2012
•Defending the Electronic Medical Record Deposition, ASHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition, National Harbor, MD, October 9, 2012
•The Impact of Social Media on the Tripartite Relationship, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance 2012 Pennsylvania Event, Philadelphia, PA, September 20, 2012
•OMG?!-The Impact of Social Media on the Tripartite Relationship, Moderator/Co-Presenter, Claim & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 27, 2012
•Morgan v. Community Medical Center Healthcare System, moderator for roundtable regarding the discovery of incident reports, Central Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management Fall Education Forum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, November 4, 2011
•Electronic Medical Records 101: What Claims Professionals Need to Know, co-presenter, Council on Litigation Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 24, 2011
•E-Discovery Update, panelist/speaker, Pennsylvania Defense Institute Annual Conference, Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford, Pennsylvania, September 30, 2010
•Ethical Issues Pertaining to the Insurance Relationship, moderator, PDI Regional CLE, Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, August 27, 2009
•Find It Fast & Free On The Net: Strategies For Legal Research On The Web, National Business Institute CLE, Scranton, Pennsylvania, April 17, 2009
•Ethical Issues Pertaining to the Tripartite Relationship, moderator, PDI Regional Continuing Legal Education Conference, Scranton, Pennsylvania, August 21, 2008
•Medical Malpractice: Reduce Risks and Improve Outcomes, Progressive Business Publications National Teleconference, June 25, 2008
•Faculty, Lorman Education Services, Progressive Business Publications, National Constitution Center
Honors & Awards
•BV Distinguished Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
• Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Year Joined Organization: 2005
OMG?! The Impact of Social Media on the Tripartite Relationship
Articles • March 27, 2013
Litigation Management Magazine, Spring 2013
What's It Worth? Best Practices in Defending Economic Damages in the Catastrophic Accident
Articles • October 8, 2012
Litigation Management Magazine, Fall 2012
Reducing Medical Malpractice E-Discovery Issues and Costs
Articles • February 14, 2012
The Legal Intelligencer, February 14, 2012
A View From the Trenches: Discovery Issues with Electronic Medical Records
Articles • January 1, 2011
Risk Rx, University of Florida, Vol. 8, No. 1, January-March 2011
Matthew Keris Authors Book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation
September 12, 2014
Matthew P. Keris, shareholder in our Scranton office, has authored the book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation, published this month by Thomson Reuters Legal.The book is a brand new offering from the legal publisher that provides attorneys, physicians, health care claims professionals,...
Matthew Keris and Jason Banonis Elected Leaders of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute
August 8, 2014
Matthew P. Keris, shareholder in the Scranton office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, was elected President of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI) at the organization's recent annual conference. Additionally, Jason Banonis, shareholder in the firm's Bethlehem office, was...
Matthew P. Keris, Esq., Elected President of Central PA Association of Health Care
June 4, 2012
Matthew P. Keris, Esquire, a shareholder with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, was elected president of the Central Pennsylvania Association of Health Care Risk Management for the 2012 term. Keris has been involved with the association since 2009 . As president, Keris is responsible...
CLM - 2012 Pennsylvania Event
Sep 20, 2012
Listen to amazing speakers and then network over cocktails and appetizers. Presentation topics include:The Impact of Social Media on the Tripartite RelationshipMediating Complex Disputes with Increasingly Sophisticated Parties...
Defending the Electronic Medical Record Deposition
Conference • Oct 9, 2012
Matthew Keris and Robin Snyder are presenting a concurrent session at the ASHRM 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibition. Defending the Electronic Medical Record Deposition addresses issues germane to medical malpractice depositions based...
The Ex-Employee: Discovery/Privilege Issues When the Plaintiff's Lawyer Comes Knockin'
Conference • Apr 11, 2013
Matthew Keris is a featured speaker at this year's CLM Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. He joins Marla Bigeleisen from Hamlin & Burton Liability Management, Frank Brier from Geisinger System Services, and Christopher Greene from...
Economic Damages in the Catastrophic Product Liability Claim for Risk
Seminar • Jul 25, 2013
Join members of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance for an informative presentation and then network over cocktails and appetizers on a boat cruise around Boston.Economic Damages in the Catastrophic Product Liability Claim for Risk...
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management's Annual Conference & Exhibition
Conference • Oct 26, 2014
Matthew Keris will be speaking at the 2014 American Society for Healthcare Risk Management's Annual Conference & Exhibition. As a panelist for EMR Litigation Issues: Where We've Been and Where We're Going, Matt will...