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Mark Scoblionko

Mark Scoblionko

Scoblionko, Scoblionko, Muir & Melman
  • Business Law, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Pennsylvania
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Biography

Native of the Lehigh Valley. Has been the President of Scoblionko, Scoblionko, Muir & Melman since 1975. Married to Deena since 1964; two children, three grandchildren. 2012 recipient of the Lifetime Service Award from Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley. Certified as "Civil Trial Advocate" by National Board of Trial Advocacy. Focuses on civil personal injury and commercial litigation, business and corporate law, real estate.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Health Care Law
Nursing Home Abuse
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Additional Practice Area
  • Automobile Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MasterCard
  • Contingent Fees
    (For personal injury matters)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Scoblionko, Scoblionko, Muir & Melman
- Current
Education
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Graduated with Honors
Activities: Assistant Editor, University of Michigan Law Review; Research Assistant, Constitutional Law
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Cornell University
B.A. | English
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Awards
Lifetime Service Award
Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley
Awarded upon retirement from the Board of the Jewish Federation
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
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Lehigh County Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Jewish Community Center of Allentown
Counsel
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Activities: Provide pro bono legal services in a variety of areas, including financing and real estate.
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Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley
Counsel
- Current
Activities: Provide pro bono services, including financing, contracts, general litigation.
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Jewish Day School of Lehigh Valley Supporting foundation/Endowment
President
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Activities: Provide endowment support for Jewish Day School of the Lehigh Valley
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Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley
Board Member/Vice President
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Activities: Served as Vice President, Campaign Chair, and Co-Chair of Strategic Planning; Performed merger of Federations in Lehigh and Northampton Counties
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Notes
Michigan Law Review
Certifications
Civil Trial Advocate
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Legal Answers
436 Questions Answered
Q. I had hip replacement surgery with a resultant estimated 700 cc hematoma and was only placed on baby aspirin post op.
A: Being that you have clinical knowledge and have already reached opinions about the medical care, to make sure you are within the statute of limitations for filing suit -- ABSOLUTELY, seek out an attorney who has proven experience with OB cases... they are generally located in large cities where medical centers are located. Most medical malpractice attorneys handle them on contingency fee with a free initial consultation. During that consultation bring your evidence of wrong doing. Remember, violations of standards (wrong doing) alone is not sufficient for filing a lawsuit, the wrong doing must have a factual chain of events that directly lead to injury. ALSO obtain, give the attorney the benefit of your knowledge when interpreting the records. That may speed up decision making. ... Read More
Q. Do I have a case?
A: Based on the information you provided, your injuries occurred 8 months ago, due to trauma significant enough to fracture bones in both extremities, complicated by infection. What you did not provide is information about your underlying medical conditions, and prior medical history. We also have to assume that the physician you named is an orthopedic specialist. You are concerned that he is changing his mind and you are still suffering from the trauma.

Bilateral lower extremity traumatic fractures are very difficult injuries even to health young athletes. We can not speculate as to why your physician is fluctuating but in part your explanation ties it to potential complications and need to prevent additional complications. ... Read More
Q. I passed out in a hospital and fell and broke my hip. They said not a surgical candidate. Sent me to a nursing home.
A: Since this message indicates You are in Texas; you may call Nurse Attorney Gail Friend at Friend & Associates as there are medical issues involved in your question. That is, expedited treatment of a fractured hip is the usual standard, Unless you were in the hospital because of underlying serious advanced illness. Suggest that you talk with a medical malpractice attorney who is also able to address medical issues, such as Friend & Associates at 713-256-6524 .
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2030 W. Tilghman St.
Suite 105
Allentown, PA 18104
Telephone: (610) 434-7138
Cell: (610) 657-7138
Fax: (610) 434-6020