Charles E. Haddick, Jr.

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Charles E. Haddick, Jr. is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and the Shareholder-in-Charge of the Harrisburg office . He practices in the areas of insurance coverage and insurance bad faith litigation; insurance fraud, arson, fire and explosion cases; cybersecurity and cyber insurance coverage and litigation; professional liability including insurance agency errors and omissions; subrogation; and general liability defense. He is the author and editor of insurance blog .

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Haddick served as a long-time shareholder with Marshall & Haddick, P.C., a trial law firm in central and eastern Pennsylvania.

Professional Accomplishments

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America since 2013: Insurance Law
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2004


•Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania
•Molly’s Place Animal Rescue Shelter (Pro Bono Counsel)

Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

•“23rd National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation” (Judicial Panel Moderator), American Conference Institute; Orlando, Florida; 11/28-29/2012
•“Bad Faith Issues in the Insurance Industry” (Co-Presenter), Insurance Law Podcast, A.M. Best Company, 7/13/2011
•“Tort Reform in Pennsylvania: Is it Really Going to Happen This Time?” (Co-Speaker), Pennsylvania Defense Institute CLE, 5/19/2011
•“Bad Faith Litigation: Claims Review” (Co-Presenter), In-house Webinar, 7/15/2009
•“Bad Faith Litigation” (Speaker), American Conference Institute; San Francisco, California; 4/29-30/2009
•“Bad Faith Defense Counsel Summit” (Speaker), American Conference Institute; Orlando, Florida; 11/13/2008
•Certified continuing education instructor of the Pennsylvania Insurance Department


A.M. Best published and online content (Contributor), 2016-present
• (Author/Editor), 2016-present
•“Counterpoint - Reverse Bad Faith Is A Necessary Weapon” (Author), website, 7/17/2015
•“Bad Faith” and “Insurance Litigation” (Blog Contributor), The Legal Intelligencer digital edition, 2009-present
•“From the Legal Corner” (Contributor), Central Penn Business Journal, 2011-present
•“Bad-Faith Protection Does Not Insulate Insurers From Paying Provider Attorney Fees” (Author), The Legal Intelligencer, 11/1/2011
•“Judge Kelly Defines the Contours of Bad-Faith Delay Claims” (Author), The Legal Intelligencer, 10/21/2011
•“Room to Breathe: The ‘Return’ of the Insurer’s Right of Discretion in Claims Handling” (Author), The John Liner Review, Winter 2010
•“Fundamentals of Insurance Bad Faith Claims” (Co-Author), CLE course material, , 10/22/2009
•“Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code: Blessing or curse for design professionals?” (Author), Central Penn Business Journal, 1/26/2006
•“What A Law Firm Can Learn From A Potato Chip Company” (Author), Pennsylvania Law Weekly, 12/15/2003
Professional Insurance Agents magazine (Author)


10/30/2018 Articles

State Auto Had Reasonable Basis To Deny Pipe Burst Claim, Federal Court Rules; Contract and Bad Faith Claims Dismissed

12/6/2017 Articles

Bad Faith Cannot Be Presumed In UIM Claim, Federal Judge Rules

11/9/2017 Articles

Travelers Does Not Owe Pharmaceutical Company Defense, Indemnity, In Opioid Suits

10/23/2017 Articles

The Fine Art Of Deciding Not To Settle Within Policy Limits: Part Two

10/20/2017 Articles

The Fine Art Of Deciding Not To Settle Within Policy Limits: Part One

10/3/2017 Articles

Pa. Supreme Court Rules Ill Will/Malice Not Required To Establish Bad Faith

9/20/2017 Articles

UM/UIM Plaintiff Fails to State Bad Faith Claim, Federal Judge Rules

9/12/2017 Articles

“Hurricanes Harvey and Irma” Bad Faith Survival Kit

8/31/2017 Articles

Third Circuit: Insurers May Have Easier Time Keeping Coverage Litigation In Federal Court

6/5/2017 Articles

Insurer’s Failure To Obtain Stacking Waiver On Added Vehicle Results In Stacked Benefits, Pa. Judge Rules

Press Releases

8/15/2018 Press Releases

Forty-Two Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2019

3/5/2018 Press Releases

Attorney Haddick was Featured Speaker on National Podcast

8/15/2017 Press Releases

Thirty-Seven Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2018

10/6/2016 Press Releases

Third Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Nationwide in Bad Faith Case

10/3/2016 Press Releases

Florida: Insurer Liable for Attorneys’ Fees without Finding of Bad Faith

8/15/2016 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2017

1/19/2016 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Wins Dismissal in Bad Faith Case

9/17/2015 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Wins Eight-Figure Bad Faith Case in Federal Court

8/24/2015 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2016

9/15/2014 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2015

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Church Law
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law and Litigation
  • Professional Liability Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
717-731-4800 Ext: 3008  Phone
888-811-7144  Fax
University Attended:
Duquesne University, B.A., Political Science and English Literature, 1986
Law School Attended:
The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, J.D., Captain of the school's National Trial Moot Court Team, Member of the Order of the Barrister and the Corpus Juris Society, 1989
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Supreme Court of the United States; Pennsylvania Bar Admission


•Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance
•Defense Research Institute
• (Faculty Member)
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Defense Institute

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Shannon v. New York Central Mutual Ins. Co., U.S. Dist. Ct., Middle District of Pa., 2014; recognition of bad faith setup defense asserted against insured; Javorski v. Nationwide, U.S. Dist. Ct., Middle District of Pa., 2003; recognition of reverse bad faith defense on behalf of insurer

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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