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Jason W. Bialker

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2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 575-2698
(215) 575-0856 - Fax
jwbialker@mdwcg.com

Jason focuses his practice in the areas of medical malpractice and health care liability. As a member of the Health Care Department, he represents individual health care providers, including medical, dental, psychiatric, and physical/occupational therapy professionals. Jason also represents medical facilities and practice groups, such as hospitals, private medical/dental practices, long-term care facilities and skilled nursing facilities. 

Jason earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science from Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus, in 1996. He immediately went on to earn his Masters Degree in physical therapy from Allegheny University of the Health Sciences (now Drexel University) in 1998.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Jason was a physical therapist. While working for The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Therapy and Fitness, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jason gained experience in a variety of settings, including outpatient orthopedic/sports medicine, acute care, and long-term/skilled nursing. He enrolled in the evening division program at Temple University, Beasley School of Law, in the fall of 2002. Jason is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Medical Malpractice, Professional Responsibility, and the State Board, Thomas Jefferson University, Physician Assistant Program, May 2016

  • Guest Lecturer, St. Francis University, Department of Physical Therapy, 2015, 2016

  • Medical Malpractice, Professional Responsibility, and the State Board, GSPP Ortho SIG, 2012

  • Basic Overview of the Anatomy of a Dental Malpractice Lawsuit (and Other Related Topics), Temple University Dental School, October 2011

  • Overview of Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania as Related to the Professions of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Published Works

  • “Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Still a Valid Defense for Out-Of-State Medical Providers,” Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012

  • “It Is Now Possible for Medical Malpractice Plaintiff to Release a Vicariously Liable Principal and Reserve the Right To Pursue Plaintiff's Case Against the Agent,” Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 1, March 2010

Education

  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, PA (J.D., 2006)

  • Allegheny University of the Health Sciences (now Drexel University), Philadelphia, PA (M.P.T., 1998)

  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (B.S., 1996)

    Major: Exercise and Sport Science  

Defense Digest Article December 1, 2012
  Key Points: In order for a plaintiff to sue an out-of-state medical provider in a Pennsylvania court, the out-of-state medical provider must fall under the personal jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania..., Defense Digest, Vol. 18, No. 4, December 2012
Defense Digest Article March 1, 2010
Pennsylvania - Medical Malpractice , Key Points: Joint Tortfeasor Releases should be interpreted by basic contract principles, i.e., the language of the release should be interpreted as being the true intent of the parties. The..., Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 1, March 2010
January 4, 2016
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys were elected shareholders of the firm at the annual shareholders' meeting held December 8 in Philadelphia. The new shareholders, listed by office, are as follows. Philadelphia, PA:  Jason W. Bialker, member of...

Education

  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., 2006)
  • Allegheny University of the Health Sciences (currently Drexel University) (M.P.T., 1998)
  • The Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1996)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2006
  • Pennsylvania, 2006

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2015-2016

Year Joined Organization: 2009

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