Noah Katz focuses his practice on medical malpractice, professional liability and general liability matters.
Noah has successfully defended clients at both the trial and appellant court levels, including the Pennsylvania Superior Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Noah defends physicians, hospital systems, nurses and other allied health professionals in malpractice matters. In his practice, Noah also has experience defending regional and national insurance companies, self-insureds and private businesses in general liability matters.
Noah received the TriBoro Banner Readers Choice Best Attorney Award in both 2014 and 2015. In 2015, Noah was voted Best Attorney in the Scranton Times 2015 Readers Choice competition. The Scranton Times is the principal newspaper in Lackawanna County.
Obtained dismissal of a podiatric physician from a negligence lawsuit after the plaintiff’s deposition revealed that the statute of limitations had expired; the plaintiff dismissed the client from her suit after receiving a motion for summary judgment.
Obtained dismissal of a physician from a lawsuit alleging that the defendants’ negligence in prescribing and/or administering medication for an infected toe had led to the plaintiff’s liver transplant. Noah argued that his client was not responsible for prescribing the medication and not obligated, under a collaborative agreement, to oversee its dispensing.
Persuaded a jury in a five-day trial to reject all claims against an orthopedic surgeon. A couple charged that the surgeon had failed to timely diagnose and treat the wife’s knee infection, leading to a knee replacement, and made claims related to medical expenses, pain, discomfort, loss of employment and future earning capacity, and loss of consortium.
- 04.07.16Presenter, "The ACA's Impact on Litigation from the Defense Perspective," National Structured Settlement Trade Association Conference
- 09.25.14Presenter, “The Affordable Care Act and Tort Reform,” Philadelphia Area Society for Healthcare Risk Management
Cornelius v. Menio (medical malpractice)
Stiles v. Gillick (medical malpractice)
Weinkopff v. Petras et al (slip and fall)
Whaley v. Patel (medical malpractice)
Professional & Community Involvement
Lackawanna County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Volunteer, Lackawanna County Wills for Hero’s Program
Volunteer, Lackawanna County Bar Association Law Day Committee
Volunteer, Lackawanna County Bar Association New Lawyer Induction Ceremony Committee
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