Joseph A. Hudock
  • Insurance Law
  • Transportation – Motor Vehicle and Trucking
  • Bad Faith
  • UM/UIM Coverage
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law
Joseph A. Hudock Jr. specializes in all aspects of tort, casualty and insurance defense litigation. He has a broad range of practice areas including claims pertaining to auto, UM/UIM, insurance coverage, bad faith, premises liability, product and much more.
 
Mr. Hudock has tried over 170 jury trials to verdict all over the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, having argued extensively on behalf of his clients before the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Court. His professional experience coupled with his comprehensive education (with an impressive resume of representative cases) makes him an exemplary leader at the firm. He has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2014.

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Georgetown University
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: History

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Representative Cases

  • Gallagher v. GEICO (Pa.Super. 2019) (memorandum opinion)
  • Myers v. GEICO, No. 2:17-cv-3933 (E.D. Pa. 2019)
  • Coughlin v. Massaquoi, A.3d (Pa.Super. 2016)
  • Williams v. GEICO, 32 A.3d 1195 (Pa. 2011)
  • Motorists v. Pinkerton, 830 A.2d 958 (Pa. 2003)
  • GEICO v. Ayers, 955 A.2d 1025 (Pa.Super. 2008)
  • Van Kirk v. O’Toole, 857 A.2d 183 (Pa.Super. 2004)
  • Mannas v. Taylor, (Pa.Super. 2014) (memorandum opinion)
  • Schifino v. GEICO, No. 2:11-cv-1094 (W.D. Pa. 2013)
  • Katta v. GEICO, No. 2:11-cv-729 (W.D. Pa. 2012)

Honors

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer

Languages

  • German
  • French

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute

Current Employment Position

  • Senior Partner