Matthew B. Esslinger

Partner

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(717) 686-9427
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(717) 909-5173
Harrisburg, PA
150 Corporate Center Drive
Suite 103
Camp Hill
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PA
17011
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PRACTICE AREAS

Employment Law and Labor Relatoins

Workers' Compensation

Admissions

Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law

J.D., cum laude, 2008

Bloomsburg University

B.A., cum laude, 2003

Matthew Esslinger primarily devotes his practice to the defense of workers’ compensation matters on behalf of insurance carriers, employers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators.

Matthew Esslinger primarily devotes his practice to the defense of workers’ compensation matters on behalf of insurance carriers, employers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators.

He has obtained victories before workers’ compensation judges and various appellate bodies in a variety of workers’ compensation petitions and issues.

Mr. Esslinger helps his clients by counseling them on the most effective and efficient legal strategies necessary to mitigate risk and liability in workers’ compensation claims and achieve a positive outcome. Mr. Esslinger has also given presentations on various topics related to workers’ compensation defense.

Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Esslinger worked for a large defense firm, where he litigated and counseled clients on workers' compensation cases.

Professional Associations

Capitol Area Insurance Professionals

Presentations

Philadelphia Bar Association, “Reaching Reasonable Resolutions in the Absence of Impairment Rating Caps” – 11/17

Erie Insurance “Navigating EDI/WCAIS issues when filing Medical Only Claims” – 6/6/17

Commonwealth of PA “Commonwealth Settlements” – 4/5/17

Dauphin County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section “Case Law Update”- 4/7/17

Reported cases

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. WCAB (Clippinger), 38 A. 3d 1037 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2011)

Matthew Esslinger primarily devotes his practice to the defense of workers’ compensation matters on behalf of insurance carriers, employers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators.

He has obtained victories before workers’ compensation judges and various appellate bodies in a variety of workers’ compensation petitions and issues.

Mr. Esslinger helps his clients by counseling them on the most effective and efficient legal strategies necessary to mitigate risk and liability in workers’ compensation claims and achieve a positive outcome. Mr. Esslinger has also given presentations on various topics related to workers’ compensation defense.

Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Esslinger worked for a large defense firm, where he litigated and counseled clients on workers' compensation cases.

Professional Associations

Capitol Area Insurance Professionals

Presentations

Philadelphia Bar Association, “Reaching Reasonable Resolutions in the Absence of Impairment Rating Caps” – 11/17

Erie Insurance “Navigating EDI/WCAIS issues when filing Medical Only Claims” – 6/6/17

Commonwealth of PA “Commonwealth Settlements” – 4/5/17

Dauphin County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section “Case Law Update”- 4/7/17

Reported cases

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. WCAB (Clippinger), 38 A. 3d 1037 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2011)

ATTORNEY'S Resources

Articles & Blogs
Can Act 111 Be Applied Retroactively to Impairment Rating Evaluations Prior to Its Passage in 2018?
Can Act 111 Be Applied Retroactively to Impairment Rating Evaluations Prior to Its Passage in 2018?
Can Act 111 Be Applied Retroactively to Impairment Rating Evaluations Prior to Its Passage in 2018?
May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021
Articles & Blogs
Video: The Dangers of Untimely Filings – What Employers Need to Know
Video: The Dangers of Untimely Filings – What Employers Need to Know
Video: The Dangers of Untimely Filings – What Employers Need to Know
December 18, 2020
December 18, 2020
Event
Navigating Uncertain Waters: Handling Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Cases During a Pandemic
Navigating Uncertain Waters: Handling Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Cases During a Pandemic
Navigating Uncertain Waters: Handling Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Cases During a Pandemic
September 29, 2020
October 14, 2020
News
Chartwell Law Attorney Presents at Philadelphia Bar Association
Chartwell Law Attorney Presents at Philadelphia Bar Association
Chartwell Law Attorney Presents at Philadelphia Bar Association
September 12, 2019
November 20, 2017
News
Chartwell Law Attorneys Present at Capital Area Insurance Professionals Legal Updates Seminar
Chartwell Law Attorneys Present at Capital Area Insurance Professionals Legal Updates Seminar
Chartwell Law Attorneys Present at Capital Area Insurance Professionals Legal Updates Seminar
September 12, 2019
March 18, 2019
News
Chartwell Law Names 2019 New Partners
Chartwell Law Names 2019 New Partners
Chartwell Law Names 2019 New Partners
September 12, 2019
May 14, 2019