Bruce E. Mattock
Bruce E. Mattock is a shareholder and member of the firm’s executive management committee at Goldberg Persky & White, P.C., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Mattock is a 1981 graduate of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre (cum laude) and a 1984 graduate of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. He is licensed to practice law in the state courts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Mattock has represented thousands of asbestos victims and their families and has extensive litigation experience, having prepared hundreds of cases for trial. His efforts have resulted in many settlements in excess of millions of dollars for those suffering from mesothelioma, lung cancer, and other asbestos-related malignancies. Mr. Mattock has a very thorough knowledge of the asbestos products that were made and sold by a large number of companies during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, which were distributed and used throughout the state of West Virginia and elsewhere. In addition, Mr. Mattock is very familiar with many of the industrial facilities where his clients worked, including the following: Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, Weirton Steel Corporation, Ormet/Conalco, Kaiser Aluminum, & International Nickel Co.; and various powerhouses, including those owned and operated by: American Electric Power, Ohio Power, West Penn Power, and Monongahela Power; and chemical plants owned and operated by: Allied Chemical, Goodyear, BF Goodrich, Monsanto, Dupont, Union Carbide, Bayer/Mobay, PPG, Shell, Quaker State, and FMC.
Among his various responsibilities with the firm, he manages and oversees their Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust practice. He is the firm’s Asbestos Advisory Committee representative and is on the Trust Advisory Committee for the following Bankruptcy Trusts: Babcock & Wilcox, Owens-Corning/Fibreboard, Harbison-Walker/Dresser, Durabla, Bondex, U.S. Gypsum, NARCO, A.P. Green, Pittsburgh Corning, W.R. Grace, Rapid American, Flintkote, Pfizer/Quigley, Plibrico, GI Holdings, Hercules, Chicago Firebrick, and Pittsburgh Metals. Mr. Mattock also manages the firm’s West Virginia asbestos practice and is the Court-appointed co-liaison counsel for the Plaintiffs’ Asbestos Bar in West Virginia.
Please feel free to call or e-mail Mr. Mattock to discuss your legal rights or if you have any questions concerning an asbestos-related disease.
We have a long history of litigation for mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, and related cancers caused by asbestos exposure.
Much has been done to improve the safety of those whose occupations put them at greater risk, but there are still times when safety takes a hit, whether through carelessness or outright negligence. Our occupational disease lawyers are familiar with the types of disease, cancers, and injuries caused by various exposures and understand the industries typically involved.
Whether through traffic accidents, slips and falls, or defective products, if you have been injured through no fault of your own, let us evaluate your case.
Asbestos, benzine, lead, and other substances are known causes of occupational diseases. Contact us if you think you are suffering as a result of these hazards.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
King’s College, B.A., cum laude – 1981
Ohio Northern University, J.D. – 1984
West Virginia, 1995
Supreme Court of the United States, 1993
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1985
U. S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1996
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1993
MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
Allegheny County, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and American Bar Associations, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Lawyers For Public Justice, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association