Jason W. Bialker

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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.

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

Admissions
Pennsylvania
2006
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)
Honors & awards
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star
2015-2016
Associations & memberships
American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Year joined
2009