Michael B. Kaspszyk

MichaelB.Kaspszyk

Location:
Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania
Phone:
570-839-8050
855-645-2889
Email:

Michael Kaspszyk J.D. has 25 years’ experience handling Workers’ Compensation claims. He also has extensive Workers’ Compensation experience on behalf of injured workers to obtain wage and medical benefits and in settling claims for lump sum payments. Other focus areas of practice include municipal representation, zoning and land use and criminal defense representation.Attorney Kaspszyk has extensive experience in vehicle accident litigation, including all aspects of claims for injured persons against their auto insurer when the insurer refuses to pay lost wages, medical bills, or vehicle repair costs. He has had success in settling and litigating claims against individuals responsible for causing automobile accidents that result in personal injuries. Michael Kaspszyk also represents injured people involved in underinsured and uninsured motorists’ claims, assigned claims and bad faith claims against insurance companies.

Federal Courts

Attorney Kaspszyk has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of PA and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Federal civil litigation experience includes federal diversity jurisdiction for personal injury actions, as well as federal subject matter jurisdiction, including civil rights violation litigation.

Court of Appeals

Michael Kaspszyk has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of PA, and has extensive State Appellant Court experience in the Commonwealth Court of PA, the Superior Court of PA and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
    • B.A. – 1987
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Legal Q/A Lunch and Learn , AFL-CIO Allentown, 2012
  • Personal Injury Start to Finish, National Business Institute Seminar, 2012
  • Book, 10 Biggest Secrets to Winning Your Pennsylvania Car Accident Case, 2011
  • Book, What Every Pennsylvania Worker Needs to Know about Workers’ Compensation, 2011

Classes/Seminars

  • Seminar, Personal Injury, Union Seminar, 2012
  • Seminar, Personal Injury, Fundamentals of Personal Injury, 2012
  • Seminar, Union Workers Compensation, Union Workshop, 2011
  • Seminar, Fundamentals of Worker’s Compensation, Lunch and Learn , 2011
  • Seminar, Heart & Lung Act and Worker’s Comp, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, 2011
  • Seminar, Effect of the Burkhimer Decision, EIT Collectors Update, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • AVVO “Excellent” Rating AVVO , 2011
  • AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell , 2010
  • Licensed to Practice Law Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Law Section, Member, 2011 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Northeast Region Board Member, 2000 – Present
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Member, 1992 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 1992 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Eldred Township PA, Solicitor, 2004 – 2014
  • Delaware Water Gap, Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor, 2000 – Present
  • Polk Township PA, Solicitor, 1998 – 2014
  • Jackson Township PA, Solicitor, 1994 – 1999
  • Barrett Township PA, Solicitor, 1994 – 1997
  • Cramer, Swetz, & McManus, PC, Attorney, 1994 – 1997
  • Law Offices of Salvatore Vito, Attorney, 1992 – 1994
  • Law Offices of Jerome Cheslock, Law Clerk, 1991