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    Biography

    Frank Stanek has a broad range of experience in civil litigation, covering such matters as medical malpractice, hospital liability, products liability, construction litigation, trucking litigation, premises liability, automobile cases, and various toxic and mass tort claims. His 18 years of experience in the representation of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers have provided him with the opportunity to represent care providers in almost all areas of the medical profession. He has also served as an arbitrator in Pennsylvania UM/UIM arbitrations.  Mr. Stanek is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the Northern District of West Virginia, the Southern District of West Virginia, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
    Defense Research Institute
    Outstanding Community Service Award, Kiwanis
    Distinguished Service Award, Mental Retardation Services, Inc.
    Community Service Award, Easter Seal Society of Blair & Bedford Counties

    Key Experience

    Defended various companies in toxic tort litigation involving silica, benzene, manganese, and asbestos
    Represented company in negligence matter involving water suppression system
    Defended employers, facility owners, product manufacturers and product distributors in traditional and toxic tort-related civil actions alleging deliberate intent, premises liability and product liability theories. Cases were filed on an individual and mass tort basis against defendants related to the mining, welding, petroleum, protective equipment, fire suppression systems and food service industries.

    Work Experience

    1996 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    1987-1995 Jubelirer Carothers Krier & Halpern