Philip F. Mattia
Philip F. Mattia
Philip F. Mattia is a Partner in our office in Paramus, New Jersey, and he has more than four decades of litigation experience and specializes in defending the riskiest high-exposure cases. He has tried more than 200 cases to conclusion, and is often invited to speak at medical-legal conferences and educational seminars.
Philip protects the rights of health care systems, hospitals, urgent care centers, physicians, nurses, physical therapists, chiropractors and other health care professionals in complex medical malpractice lawsuits. He has handled countless trials and obtained numerous successful verdicts and judgments for his clients as he works closely to set litigation strategy and manage risk in alignment with organizational goals. In addition, Philip has been appointed to the Supreme Court Committee on Character and has served as Acting Chair.
Service Specific Experience
Philip has almost half of a century of legal experience, and specializes in defending physicians, hospitals, administrators and other health care professionals in complicated medical malpractice litigation. He has obtained numerous favorable verdicts and judgments for his clients, and manages all aspects of litigation from initial complaint through trial and appeal. Philip also has held two Supreme Court of New Jersey appointments – Committee on Character from 1989-95 and Acting Chair in 1994.
- A Practical Approach to Medical Malpractice
Presentation to medical students and urology residents at Rutgers Medical School, Newark, New Jersey
- Cross-examination of Expert and Non-party Witnesses
Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey
- How to Try a Medical Malpractice Case
Panelist before the New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
- Appellate Moot Court Competition
Judge at competition held at Seton Hall University, Newark, New Jersey
- Personal Injury Litigation Practice in New Jersey
Panelist at event hosted by the National Business Institute
- Cross Examination Techniques
Presentation at Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey
- Current Trends/Verdicts in Ophthalmology Litigation
Panelist at Medical Inter-Insurance Exchange event in Lawrenceville, New Jersey