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Robert M. Caplan Counsel

Workers' Compensation Subrogation Team Leader
Philadelphia, PA | Direct 215.864.7012Fax 215.789.7695
caplanr@whiteandwilliams.com
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Robert Caplan has been practicing law for more than 30 years and is the Team Leader of White and Williams’ Subrogation Department's Workers' Compensation practice. He has extensive experience recovering workers' compensation subrogation liens for insurance companies and large self-insured companies in addition to litigating complex personal injury cases on behalf of injured workers. Robert represents clients throughout the United States and has had successful recoveries in complex workers' compensation subrogation, property subrogation and personal injury cases involving product defects, construction and workplace accidents, and fire, flood and roof collapse cases in numerous federal and state jurisdictions around the country. 

In addition to litigating and trying cases, Robert is a frequent lecturer at national and regional conferences held by the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) where he is a Track Leader for the Workers' Compensation Subrogation Track. Robert also lectures and conducts webinars for insurance companies and large self-insured corporations on issues involving workplace accidents and workers’ compensation subrogation.

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Recognition & Involvement

Robert is AV® rated by the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system for both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. He was selected in a survey of his peers as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers in 2004.

Robert was also a two-term, six year Hearing Committee Member for the Disciplinary Board for the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.  

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Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuits

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

U.S. Supreme Court

Education

Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD, 1988

Pennsylvania State University, BA, 1985 

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