Matthew B. Esslinger

Partner

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

PRACTICE AREAS

Workers' Compensation

Employment Law and Labor Relations

Admissions

Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law

J.D., cum laude, 2008

Bloomsburg University

B.A., cum laude, 2003

Matthew B. 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.

Matt helps his clients by counseling them on the most effective and efficient legal strategies necessary to mitigate risk and liability and achieve positive outcomes. He has also presented various topics related to workers' compensation defense at conferences throughout Pennsylvania and nationally.

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

Professional Associations

Capital Area Insurance Professionals

Presentations

“Reaching Reasonable Resolutions in the Absence of Impairment Rating Caps,” Philadelphia Bar Association, November 2017

“Navigating EDI/WCAIS Issues When Filing Medical Only Claims,” Erie Insurance, June 6, 2017

“Commonwealth Settlements,” Commonwealth of PA, April 5, 2017

“Case Law Update,” Dauphin County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section, April 7, 2017

Reported cases

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

Matthew B. 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.

Matt helps his clients by counseling them on the most effective and efficient legal strategies necessary to mitigate risk and liability and achieve positive outcomes. He has also presented various topics related to workers' compensation defense at conferences throughout Pennsylvania and nationally.

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

Professional Associations

Capital Area Insurance Professionals

Presentations

“Reaching Reasonable Resolutions in the Absence of Impairment Rating Caps,” Philadelphia Bar Association, November 2017

“Navigating EDI/WCAIS Issues When Filing Medical Only Claims,” Erie Insurance, June 6, 2017

“Commonwealth Settlements,” Commonwealth of PA, April 5, 2017

“Case Law Update,” Dauphin County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section, April 7, 2017

Reported cases

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

ATTORNEY'S Resources

News
Chartwell Law Names 2019 New Partners
Chartwell Law Names 2019 New Partners
Chartwell Law Names 2019 New Partners
March 16, 2022
May 14, 2019
Video Library
PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters: Personal Animus Defense
PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters: Personal Animus Defense
Part 2 in a video series on affirmative defenses
PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters: Personal Animus Defense
Part 2 in a video series on affirmative defenses
November 17, 2021
September 28, 2021
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?
November 17, 2021
May 20, 2021
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
November 17, 2021
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
November 17, 2021
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
November 17, 2021
March 18, 2019
Video Library
The Dangers of Untimely Filings – What Employers Need to Know
The Dangers of Untimely Filings – What Employers Need to Know
The Dangers of Untimely Filings – What Employers Need to Know
November 17, 2021
December 18, 2020
Video Library
PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters: Positive Work Order Defense
PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters: Positive Work Order Defense
Part 1 in a video series on affirmative defenses
PA Workers' Comp Quick Hitters: Positive Work Order Defense
Part 1 in a video series on affirmative defenses
November 17, 2021
August 17, 2021