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.
Phone(302) 552-4035

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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
     
    Memberships 

    Associations & Memberships
    •Defense Counsel of Delaware
    •Delaware Claims Association
    •Delaware State Bar Association
    •Delaware Workers' Compensation Inn of Court

     
    Biography

    As a member of the Workers' Compensation Department, Paul has represented clients in 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. Paul also has extensive experience handling Pennsylvania workers' compensation claims.

    Paul litigates 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 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.

    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

    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

    What's Hot in Workers' Comp, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Department newsletter

    Honors & Awards
    • AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
    • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

    Year Joined Organization

    1989

    Publication

    Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 19, No. 3, March 2015
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp • March 10, 2015
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 19, No. 2, February 2015
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp • February 10, 2015
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 19, No. 1, January 2015
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp • January 13, 2015
    Employer is entitled to have medical bills submitted in a “clean claim” format, which includes having the provider submit the bills on the proper forms.
    Law Alerts • January 6, 2015
    Claimant's counsel submitted to counsel for the employer medical bills for the claimant's work-related surgery. The Board, as its starting point, stated that the applicable principle was that a general agreement to pay for surgery is not..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2015
    The normal presumption that the claimant's treating physician is entitled to more credibility than the defendant's evaluating physician does not always apply.
    Law Alerts • January 6, 2015
    The claimant's physician indicated he could do no more for him in September 2009, nine months after the claimant's initial work-related knee and hip injury. The claimant sought no treatment from 2009 to 2013. The claimant had three..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2015
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 18, No. 12, December 2014
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp • December 18, 2014
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 18, No. 11, November 2014
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp • November 24, 2014
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 18, No. 10, October 2014
    Whats Hot in Workers Comp • October 31, 2014
    Award of ongoing temporary total disability is affirmed when evidence shows that claimant is limited to light-duty work, which employer cannot accommodate.
    Law Alerts • October 1, 2014
    The IA Board found that the claimant sustained a work-related low back injury on April 4, 2012, and was entitled to ongoing compensation for total disability as of April 23, 2012. The employer argued to the Superior Court on appeal that the Board..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2014
    Payment of medical bills for treatment to body part not part of accepted work injury does not create implied agreement of compensability when evidence establishes that payments were made by mistake but not under a feeling of compulsion.
    Law Alerts • October 1, 2014
    The applicable law, as set forth in Tenaglia-Evans v. St. Francis Hospital, 913A.2d 570 (Del. 2006), stands for the proposition that an implied agreement to pay compensation may be found where the employer has paid medical expenses or compensation..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2014

    Events

    Handling the Workers Compensation Case From Start to Finish
    Seminar • Dec 12, 2012
    This strategic course walks attendees through the step-by-step practicalities of handling a workers' compensation case, from initial intake through the hearing process. Paul's portion of the seminar focuses on determining the value...
    The Medicare Super Lien and Other Liens Simplified
    Seminar • Nov 22, 2013
    Paul Tatlow, a shareholder the firm's Wilmington office, is a speaker at this full-day lien boot camp. The day-long seminar is packed with current and crucial information, practice tips, pointers, checklists, sample letters and sample forms that...

     
    Reported CasesPublished 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
     
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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...


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    Paul V. Tatlow

    1007 N. Orange Street, 6th Floor
    WilmingtonDE 19801




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