Paul joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in 1989 and is currently a shareholder and member of the Workers' Compensation Department. Paul has handled several hundred workers' compensation cases, including injury claims, occupational disease claims, specific loss claims and permanency claims, in addition to a number of cases involving complex subrogation issues. He has represented a variety of employers, including hospitals, nursing homes, manufacturers and small business establishments. He has litigated workers' compensation in Pennsylvania for many years, and in 2008, began practicing in Delaware as well.
Paul has extensive experience litigating all types of workers' compensation claims on behalf of insurance carriers and self-insured employers at the trial and appellate levels. He has utilized testimony from numerous medical experts in a variety of fields and also from vocational experts.
Paul is a graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. Following graduation from law school, he began working with a small Philadelphia firm with primarily a litigation practice representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Paul then joined a mid-sized firm, where he spent three years doing insurance defense litigation with an emphasis on workers' compensation.
Paul has addressed various groups, such as the Workers' Compensation Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and written articles for organizations such as the Pennsylvania Defense Institute. He is a co-author of the firm's monthly workers' compensation newsletter, What's Hot in Workers' Comp, featuring case law updates. For a number of years, Paul participated in updating A.M. Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters Insurance Law Digest in the area of workers' compensation.
•Proper Way to Utilize and Prepare a Third Party Settlement Agreement, Pennsylvania Self-Insurers Association Newsletter
•Ethical Issues Faced by Defense Counsel in Presenting Medical Evidence in Workers' Compensation Cases, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Annual Seminar
•Violation of Law by Employee Which is Established as the Cause of an Injury or Death Bars Receipt of Workers' Compensation Benefits, Counterpoint
•Workers' Comp Medicare Set-Asides and Conditional Payments: A Case Example, National Business Institute, Wilmington, Delaware, November 22, 2013
•Handling the Workers' Compensation Case From Start to Finish, National Business Institute, Wilmington, Delaware, December 12, 2012
Honors & Awards
•AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
•Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Year Joined Organization: 1989