Paul V. Tatlow: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Paul V. Tatlow

Paul V. Tatlow joined Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin in 1989 and is currently a shareholder and a member of the Workers' Compensation Department.
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  • Workers' Compensation
    University St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.S., 1978
    Law SchoolRutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law -Camden, Camden, New Jersey, J.D., 1981
    Admitted1981, Pennsylvania; 2007, Delaware

    Associations & Memberships

    Defense Counsel of Delaware

    •Delaware Claims Association

    •Delaware State Bar Association

    •Delaware Workers' Compensation Inn of Court


    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.

    Published Works

    •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

    Classes/Seminars Taught

    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


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    House Bill 373 Enacted to Control the Level of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premiums by Making Significant Changes in the Medical Reimbursements Allowable Under the Healthcare Payment System
    Paul V. Tatlow, August 6, 2014
    This Act makes substantial changes to Titles 18 and 19 of the Delaware Code designed to control the level of workers’ compensation premiums in Delaware. The most significant changes are: (a) a 33% reduction in medical costs to the workers’ compensation system, phased in over a period of...

    Employer Has Legal Basis to Deny Paying for Claimant’s Narcotic Medication on Causation Grounds Because Claimant Was Arrested and Charged with Illegally Selling the Medication Prescribed for His Work Injury
    Paul V. Tatlow, July 1, 2014
    The claimant had sustained a low back injury on July 26, 2011, which was accepted as compensable. He underwent two back surgeries and was receiving narcotic medications. His total disability benefits had been terminated in February 2014, and he was receiving partial disability benefits. In March...

    The Claimant Does Not Qualify As A Displaced Worker Where His Inability To Obtain Work Is Not Due To The Work Injury But Rather To His Inability To Furnish The Employer With A Valid Social Security Number And Thereby Get Rehired
    Paul V. Tatlow, March 28, 2014
    This case was before the Superior Court on the claimant’s appeal from the Board’s decision which granted the employer’s petition for review, terminating the claimant’s total disability benefits and also finding the claimant ineligible for partial disability benefits. The...

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    Paul V. Tatlow

    1220 N. Market Street, 5th Floor
    WilmingtonDE 19801


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