jpflum@pyplaw.com
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EXPERIENCE

Mr. Pflum is current trial counsel for, among other companies, State Farm Mutual Automobile and State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Companies. His current practice involves handling complex accident and injury cases, unique medical issues and insurance coverage disputes. He has also worked closely with the Special Investigations Units of insurance carriers. Additionally, he has represented, healthcare providers in defense of malpractice claims. He is a frequent lecturer and presenter regarding Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as medical and chiropractic issues relating to the defense of personal injury claims.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Medical and Dental Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Special Investigations
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

ADMITTANCE

  • Ohio – 1989

DEGREES

  • Juris Doctor, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Northern Kentucky University, 1986

PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • A.V. peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

EXPERIENCE

Joe is current trial counsel for, among other companies, State Farm Mutual Automobile and State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Companies. His current practice involves handling complex accident and injury cases, unique medical issues and insurance coverage disputes. He has also worked closely with Special Investigations Units of insurance carriers. Additionally, he has represented healthcare providers in defense of malpractice claims. Joe is a frequent lecturer and presenter regarding Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as medical and chiropractic issues relating to the defense of personal injury claims.

ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators

Joe has two children. He has previously coached numerous baseball, basketball, lacrosse and soccer teams.

Joe is originally from Fort Wright, Kentucky, and is a 1982 graduate of Covington Catholic High School. In 1994, he was honored as the first player to be inducted into the Northern Kentucky High School Soccer Hall of Fame.