Matthew J. Burdalski
Matt is an associate in the firm's Fraud/Special Investigation Practice Group where he focuses primarily on large loss fraud and medical provider fraud. His practice in the area of fraud investigation involves the assessment and evaluation of both medical provider fraud and fraudulent claims on the part of his clients' insureds. Matt also has experience dealing with insurance coverage disputes, representing numerous insurance carriers across multiple states for the purposes of SIU investigation, bad faith litigation and general defense litigation. In doing so, Matt has represented a significant number of insurance carriers on these issues and has assisted in high-dollar and high-profile medical provider fraud, property loss and insurance fraud matters.
During his time with the firm, Matt has taken numerous Examinations Under Oath, drafted various complex coverage opinions and litigated topics of insurance fraud including, but not limited to, medical provider fraud, large loss property investigations and bad faith. In particular, he has assisted in multiple high-profile matters regarding carrier recovery of monies paid to fraudulent medical providers and as a result of fraudulent motor vehicle accidents. He has also successfully represented his clients in matters involving policy coverage and eligibility for benefits.
Matt earned his undergraduate degree from West Chester University and went on to receive his juris doctor from Widener University, in Wilmington, Delaware, graduating cum laude and with pro bono distinction. As a law student, he took part in Widener's Environmental Law Clinic, working with clients in all aspects of complex environmental litigation, and was the recipient of the Greenwatch Award for excellence in environmental law.
Prior to joining the firm, Matt represented insurance carriers and employers in the field of workers' compensation defense litigation where he handled matters in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Medical Investigator's Guide to the Modern SIU Claim, Speaker, New Jersey Special Investigators Association (NJSIA) Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2019
NJ PIP: Building Better Medical Reviews, Marshall Dennehey Insurance Fraud 360 Seminar, Lafayette Hill, PA, June, 2018