Joseph S. Bekelja, a former House Counsel for the Nationwide Insurance Company and the Yellow Cab Company of Philadelphia, has a litigation background that includes the defense of civil litigation matters in a myriad of areas including motor vehicle accidents, general liability claims such as fall downs, products liability and medical malpractice lawsuits. His practice is now limited to the representation of employers in workers’ compensation and the defense of municipalities in Heart and Lung Act cases.
Joe has an active appellate practice and has been involved in cases that helped shape the law, especially regarding workers’ compensation. His last three appeals to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court resulted in favorable law for employers and carriers.
Joe often provides training seminars to employers and insurance carriers on workers’ compensation and subrogation law.