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Construction Law
Insurance Law and Litigation
Professional Liability Defense


Education

B.A., Duquesne University (1986)
J.D., The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University (1989)


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PA


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Charles E. Haddick, Jr.

Shareholder

Plaza 21, Suite 302
425 North 21st Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011-2223
T: 877-731-4800
D: 717-731-4800
F: 888-811-7144

chaddick@dmclaw.com

Charles E. Haddick, Jr. is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and the Shareholder-in-Charge of the Harrisburg office. He practices in the areas of insurance coverage and insurance bad faith litigation; insurance fraud, arson, fire and explosion cases; cybersecurity and cyber insurance coverage and litigation; professional liability including insurance agency errors and omissions; subrogation; and general liability defense. He is the author and editor of insurance blog www.badfaithadvisor.com.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Haddick served as a long-time shareholder with Marshall & Haddick, P.C., a trial law firm in central and eastern Pennsylvania.

badfaithadvisor.com


Professional Accomplishments:

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • The Best Lawyers in America©:  Insurance Law
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® 2004


Representative Matters:

  • Shannon v. New York Central Mutual Ins. Co., U.S. Dist. Ct., Middle District of Pa., 2014; recognition of bad faith setup defense asserted against insured
  • Javorski v. Nationwide, U.S. Dist. Ct., Middle District of Pa., 2003; recognition of reverse bad faith defense on behalf of insurer


Speaking Engagements:

  • “23rd National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation” (Judicial Panel Moderator), American Conference Institute; Orlando, Florida; 11/28–29/2012
  • "Bad Faith Issues in the Insurance Industry" (Co-Presenter), Insurance Law Podcast, A.M. Best Company, 7/13/2011
  • "Tort Reform in Pennsylvania:  Is it Really Going to Happen This Time?" (Co-Speaker), Pennsylvania Defense Institute CLE, 5/19/2011
  • "Bad Faith Litigation:  Claims Review" (Co-Presenter), In-house Webinar, 7/15/2009
  • "Bad Faith Litigation" (Speaker), American Conference Institute; San Francisco, California; 4/29–30/2009
  • "Bad Faith Defense Counsel Summit" (Speaker), American Conference Institute; Orlando, Florida; 11/13/2008
  • Certified continuing education instructor of the Pennsylvania Insurance Department


Publications:

  • A.M. Best published and online content (Contributor), 2016–present
  • www.badfaithadvisor.com (Author/Editor), 2016–present
  • “Counterpoint - Reverse Bad Faith Is A Necessary Weapon” (Author), Law360.com website, 7/17/2015
  • "Bad Faith" and "Insurance Litigation" (Blog Contributor), The Legal Intelligencer digital edition, 2009–present
  • "From the Legal Corner" (Contributor), Central Penn Business Journal, 2011–present
  • "Bad-Faith Protection Does Not Insulate Insurers From Paying Provider Attorney Fees" (Author), The Legal Intelligencer, 11/1/2011
  • "Judge Kelly Defines the Contours of Bad-Faith Delay Claims" (Author), The Legal Intelligencer, 10/21/2011
  • "Room to Breathe:  The 'Return' of the Insurer’s Right of Discretion in Claims Handling" (Author), The John Liner Review, Winter 2010
  • "Fundamentals of Insurance Bad Faith Claims" (Co-Author), CLE course material, www.lawline.com, 10/22/2009
  • "Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code:  Blessing or curse for design professionals?" (Author), Central Penn Business Journal, 1/26/2006
  • "What A Law Firm Can Learn From A Potato Chip Company" (Author), Pennsylvania Law Weekly, 12/15/2003
  • Professional Insurance Agents magazine (Author)


Admissions and Licenses:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania


Memberships:

  • Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Lawline.com (Faculty Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute


Community Involvement:

  • Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central Pennsylvania
  • Molly’s Place Animal Rescue Shelter (Pro Bono Counsel)


Education:

  • J.D., The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University (1989); National Trial Moot Court Team Captain; Order of the Barrister; Corpus Juris Society; recipient of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy from the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • B.A., Duquesne University (1986), Political Science and English Literature