Daniel P. Martz

Daniel P. Martz

Daniel P. Martz is a skilled trial attorney who focuses his practice on the defense of complex claims in areas of civil litigation including professional liability, medical malpractice, general negligence, insurance (including bad faith), and commercial litigation. Mr. Martz has tried over 35 cases to verdict as lead counsel in state and federal courts, and participated in many more as co-counsel. He has also handled licensing and credentialing actions for healthcare professionals before various state licensing boards and private insurers, and served as local counsel in class-action cases of various types filed in the Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia County and U.S. District Courts in Philadelphia and other jurisdictions.

Further, in the courtroom Mr. Martz enlists the support of top scientific and medical experts, and employs the latest digital technology for the courtroom presentation of complex demonstrative evidence. Mr. Martz also has extensive experience in the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution to resolve matters via arbitration and mediation proceedings, and, as such, is frequently appointed to serve as an arbitrator in compulsory arbitration matters for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Mr. Martz received his Juris Doctor from The University of San Diego School of Law, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona.

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Areas of Law

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Healthcare and Long-Term Care
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 1990)
  • University of Arizona (B.A., 1986)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Memberships

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, co-chair of the Medical-Legal Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel
  • Pennsylvania Defense Counsel

Honors/Awards

  • Selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list, 2012 – 2020
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Presentations

  • Medical Documentation: War Stories and Lessons Learned from the Legal World, co-presenter, Philadelphia County Medical Society’s meeting, December 2013
  • The Legal Implications of Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Stroke, co-presenter, The International Congress of Interventional Neurology annual meeting, October 2013
  • The Legal Implications of Thrombolytic Therapy and Endovascular Interventions, 9th Annual Abington- Jefferson Health Pursuit of Neurovascular Excellence Conference, October 2017

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Philadelphia PA 19103

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