Press Releases

PA Court Issues Significant Ruling on Course and Scope in Workers’ Compensation Case

February 28, 2018


(Philadelphia) – The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court yesterday issued an affirmative ruling yesterday upholding the original Workers’ Compensation Judge’s decision to award benefits. The ruling upholds benefits previously awarded to current...

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$3.2 Million Workers’ Compensation Settlement

July 13, 2017


(Philadelphia) –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,...

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Matthew Wilson to be a Moderator at Best Practices CLE

May 8, 2017


(Philadelphia) –Martin Law partner Matthew Wilson is the faculty planner and moderator of the PBI’s upcoming CLE Workers’ Compensation: Best Practices and Recommendations on May 17, 2017. The panel will...

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Tim Worrall Joins Martin Law

November 30, 2016


(Philadelphia, PA) – Tim Worrall has joined Martin Law as an associate. Worrall focuses primarily on Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law and prior to joining the firm he was a legal...

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George Martin Re-Elected Chair of Earthjustice Board of Trustees

June 13, 2016


(Philadelphia) –Martin Law founding partner George Martin was re-elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for Earthjustice, the world’s largest nonprofit environmental law firm. Martin has been a member of...

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Martin Law at The Bicycle Factory™: Team Building and Giving Back

May 16, 2016


(Philadelphia, PA) – Martin Law staff participated in a team building workshop on Saturday, May 14 2016 that helped to benefit five children from the Boys & Girls club of...

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Al Carlson to speak at the Philadelphia Bar Association’s May CLE Program

May 11, 2016


  (Philadelphia) –Martin Law partner Al Carlson will be a presenter at the Philadelphia Bar Association’s May CLE program entitled Litigation Cases Involving Uninsured Employers. The course will explain the...

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Alfred Carlson Selected to Nation’s Top One Percent List by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

April 25, 2016


(Philadelphia, PA) – Partner Alfred Carlson, of Martin Law, has been selected to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of...

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George Martin re-appointed as Chairman of the West Vincent Township’s Planning Commission

February 12, 2016


(Philadelphia) – Martin Law founding partner George Martin was recently to a three year term on the Planning Commission of West Vincent Township in Chester County. The Planning Commission is...

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8/11/15 – Amit Shah Named Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section

August 11, 2015


(Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner, Amit Shah, has been named Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Section for 2017. Shah will act as Co-Chair elect in 2016,...

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8/11/15 – Robert DiSandro Joins Martin Law


(Philadelphia, PA) - Robert DiSandro has joined Martin Law as an associate in the Workers' Compensation department. Mr. DiSandro received his undergraduate degree in finance from Saint Joseph's University in...

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8/11/15 – Amit Shah Named Committee Member for Diversity and Inclusion


August 11, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner, Amit Shah, has been named a committee member of the newly-formed Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee of the Workers' Compensation Section, along...

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6/18/15 – Matt Wilson Becomes Seventh “Certified Specialist” at Martin

June 18, 2015


June 18, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner, Matt Wilson, has been certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers'...

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6/9/15 – George Martin Elected Chair of Earthjustice Board of Trustees

June 9, 2015


June 9, 2015 (Philadelphia) - Martin Law founding partner George Martin was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for Earthjustice, the world's largest nonprofit environmental law firm. Martin has...

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5/14/15 – Matt Wilson Section Chair Farewell

May 14, 2015


May 14, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner, Matthew L. Wilson, conducted his final section meeting as Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association on...

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5/1/15 – Matt Wilson and Committee Celebrate workers’ Comp Centennial

May 1, 2015


May 1, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner, Matthew L. Wilson, and Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association are kicking the celebration of the...

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4/29/15 – Lisa Eldridge Receives Martha J. Hampton Memorial Award

April 29, 2015


April 29, 2015 (Philadelphia) - Martin Law attorney Lisa D. Eldridge was given the Martha J. Hampton Memorial Award on April 24, 2015 at a special luncheon at The Ritz-Carlton...

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Andrew Yang Joins Martin Law

February 25, 2015


February 25, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Andrew Yang has joined Martin Law as an associate. Yang practices in social security disability law and comes to the firm from his work...

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2/18/15 – Amit Shah Named Partner at Martin Law

February 18, 2015


February 18, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Amit J. Shah has been named a partner at Martin Law. Shah, who focuses his practice exclusively on Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation law, has handled...

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1/13/15 – Maria Bermudez to Serve as 1st Latina Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

January 13, 2015


January 13, 1015 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law attorney Maria E. Bermudez has been sworn in as the Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association after...

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1/2/15 – PA Court Issues Significant Year End Ruling on PTSD Workers Compensation Case

January 2, 2015


January 2, 2015 (Philadelphia) - The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court yesterday issued an affirmative ruling on a case it previously denied in 2011, after the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania vacated that first...

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8/28/14 – Martin Law Attorneys Presenting at Annual State workers’ Comp Meeting

August 28, 2014


August 28, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partners Matthew Wilson and George Martin are again playing key roles at the Annual Fall Meeting of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers'...

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7/22/14 – Joe Huttemann is Eastern District Chair of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice workers’ Compensation Section

July 22, 2014


July 22, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner Joe Huttemann has been named the eastern district chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ)....

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7/16/14 – Maria Bermudez Participating in Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Clarence Darrow Event

July 16, 2014


July 16, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) -Martin Law attorney Maria E. Bermudez will participate as a panel member in what is billed as a "spellbinding" event hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar...

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7/10/14 – Martin Law Has THE Most workers’ Comp Certified Attorneys in Pennsylvania

July 10, 2014


July 10, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) - With the addition of three more attorneys at Martin Law who have received certifications in Workers' Compensation, the firm now holds the greatest number...

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7/2/14 – Wilson is Chair of PA Bar WC Section

July 2, 2014


July 2, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) - Martin Law partner Matt Wilson has been named chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Law Section. The section serves as a conduit...

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5/28/14 – Martin Attorneys to Teach at PA workers’ Comp Conference

May 28, 2014


May 28, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) Martin Law partners Joseph C. Huttemann and Alfred J. Carlson will present educational sessions at the 13th Annual Workers' Compensation Conference on June 2-3 at...

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5/14/14 – Bermudez Becomes PBA House Delegate

May 14, 2014


May 14, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) Martin, LLC attorney Maria E. Bermudez has been elected to serve as a Zone 1 Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates for...

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5/2/14 – Wilson Teaching “Flagship” WC Course

May 2, 2014


May 2, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) Martin Law partner Matt Wilson is a key faculty member for a Continuing Legal Education program considered so vital to Workers' Compensation attorneys that it...

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4/15/14 – Al Carlson Guest Lectures Villanova Law Class

April 15, 2014


April 15, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) Partner Alfred J. Carlson of the Workers' Compensation, Social Security/Long Term Disability and Veterans Benefits law firm of Martin Law recently served as a guest...

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3/20/14 – Martin Law Attorneys Named The Best Lawyers in America.

March 20, 2014


March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) - Four attorneys from the Workers' Compensation law firm of Martin Law have been named to the 2013 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America." The...

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3/20/14 – Martin Law Attorneys Presenting At Groundbreaking workers’ Comp CLE Program


March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) - Partners George Martin and Matthew Wilson of the workers' compensation law firm of Martin Banks are presenting at the upcoming 28th Annual Fall Meeting of...

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3/20/14 – Martin Law: Award-Winning Red Cross Supporter


(Philadelphia, PA) - The Workers' Compensation law firm of Martin Law continues to be a major supporter of the American Red Cross Philadelphia Legal Initiative, holding regular blood drives and receiving annual...

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3/20/14 – Martin Banks Announces Name Change


March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) -The law firm of Martin Banks, founded in Philadelphia in 1979, has changed its name to 'Martin LLC.' The new moniker simplifies the firm's brand...

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3/20/14 – Paralyzed Worker Receives 11 Years, Six Figures of Back Pay


March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) - In a major decision handed down from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Court, a paraplegic who suffered an injury in 2002 while working...

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2/27/14 – PA Supreme Ct: Liquor Store Robbery Injury NOT Normal Working Condition

February 27, 2014


An alert on the PA Supreme Court Decision vacating a 2011 Commonwealth Court decision halting Workers' Compensation payments to former liquor store manager Greg KochanowiczMarch 11, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) -...

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8/1/13 – Martin Attorneys Receive Inaugural State WC Certifications

August 1, 2013


August 1, 2013 (Philadelphia, PA) - Three partners from Martin Law are now Workers' Compensation Specialists after successfully taking the first-ever offered certification exam held in the spring by the Pennsylvania...

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6/5/12 – Martin Law’s Huttemann To Present Phila CLE Program

June 5, 2012


PRESS RELEASE Date: June 5, 2012 Contact: Jamie K. Mulholland, Jamie Mulholland Marketing: (609) 770-2502, jamie@mulhollandmarketing.com April M. Colby, Marketing Manager, Martin Law: (267) 765-2024, acolby@paworkinjury.com Martin Law' Huttemann to...

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Awards & Accomplishments

The workers' compensation attorneys at Martin Law have received numerous honors and awards—from other lawyers, neutral third-party publications and trusted consumer organizations. The achievement we are most proud of is simply being able to help the many decent, hardworking people who have suffered the misfortune of a work injury.