Joseph C. Huttemann

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Martin Law
 | 1818 Market Street, 35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-587-8400
Fax: 215-587-8417
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    Attorney Profile

    A workers’ compensation attorney in eastern Pennsylvania, Joseph C. Huttemannn is partner at Martin Law LLC. He has been named to 2019’s Best Lawyers in America and recently secured a settlement for $3.2 million for an injured worker. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    Mr. Huttemann is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. He is also the Eastern District Chairman for the workers’ compensation section of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and past co-chair for the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel and the Bucks County Bar Association.

    At Bucknell University in 1988, Mr. Huttemann earned a Bachelor of Arts. He then attended The Dickinson School of Law, where in 1992 he obtained a Juris Doctor and is now admitted to practice in Pennsylvania. Certified as a specialist in Veterans’ Benefits, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court authorized him as a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law within the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

    A former attorney for employers and insurance carriers, he brings insight into both sides of the case. Mr. Huttemann has been actively involved in writing the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act and authored a guide for employers on the topic. The legal intelligencer also regularly published his articles, and he was featured at the continuing legal education course as a panelist. His passion for helping others shines through in his work on the board of directors of a charitably funded, nonprofit Hospice Care Group, Serenity House.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006

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    About Joseph Huttemann

    Admitted: 1992, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.paworkinjury.com/attorney/joseph-c-huttemann/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Martindale-Hubbell B/V Rated, Present 
    • Martindale-Hubbell B/V Rated, Present
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2019
    • Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2012, 2018
    • Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers, 2011 – 2012, 2015, 2017
    • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Since 2005

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Veteran's Benefits Certified Specialist, 2013
    • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Eastern District Chairman, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation Section
    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
    • Board of Governors, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
    • Bucks County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Former Co-Chairman
    • Past Co-Chairman, Philadelphia Association, Defense Counsel Workers' Compensation Section
    • Pennsylvania , 1992
    • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
    • Past Co-Chairman, Bucks County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act: An Employer's Guide
    • The New Workers' Comp Certification: Breaking Ground for the Pa. Bar Association, The Legal Intelligencer, 2012
    • Lecturing for CLE Events: Giving (and Getting) Back, The Legal Intelligencer, 2012
    • Act 57: A Legal Analysis

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Martin Law partner Joseph Huttemann just recently secured a $3.2 million worker’s compensation settlement for his client. The $3,200,000 settlement was obtained for a 21 year old automotive technician, who became a paraplegic after suffering a cervical fracture and arterial dissection from a car accident on his way to a training seminar. The insurance carrier had initially denied the client’s workers’ compensation claim in November 2016 based upon a course & scope of employment defense. After attorney Huttemann presented Mr. Wruble’s case, the carrier agreed to mediate, leading to this resolution. The settlement funds will be immediately utilized by Mr. Wruble to obtain stem cell therapy for his spinal cord injuries. Attorney Huttemann will consider this case a true success when his client regains use of his legs through the cutting- edge rehabilitation program in which he can now enroll.  , 2017

    Educational Background:

    • Bucknell University, B.A., 1988
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    Office Location for Joseph C. Huttemann

    1818 Market Street
    35th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Phone: 215-587-8400

    Fax: 215-587-8417

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