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"You only get one chance to seek damages against the adversaries. I value my clients and have dedicated my professional life helping them recover and prosper after being injured."

Matthew R. Fogg

Partner

Overview

Matt Fogg represents plaintiffs in the areas of personal injury and workers' compensation. He focuses his practice on the representation of individuals injured due to the negligence of other individuals or companies and to those injured at work. Matt takes great pride in representing individuals to see that they are justly compensated, while always treating his clients with compassion, dignity, and respect.

Matt is licensed to practice before all of the state courts in Delaware, the US District Court for the District of Delaware and the US Supreme Court. Matt regularly handles matters through all stages of litigation before the Delaware state courts as well as the Industrial Accident Board.

Prior to joining Morris James, Matt represented individuals in personal injury and worker’s compensation matters for 17 years in New Castle County. Matt has been a frequent speaker on worker’s compensation and personal injury matters in the State of Delaware.

Matt has been selected as a Delaware Today magazine Top Lawyer since 2017.

Professional Affiliations

Randy J. Holland Delaware Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court, Past President

Delaware State Bar Association 

  • Workers' Compensation Section, Past Chair
  • Tort's Section, Member

Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, 2003-Present



Representative Matters

  • Currently representing a number of plaintiff's in the Aziyo Biologics Fibercel bone graft injury litigation
  • Negotiated a settlement in a catastrophic maritime boating accident case for a total value of $1,100,000
  • Successfully negotiated a resolution of a motor vehicle collision victim with 2 leg fractures requiring surgery for $750,000.00
  • Successfully negotiated a permanency and disfigurement of a worker’s compensation claim for a severe hand injury for $197,000
  • Successfully negotiated a case for a woman that sustained leg fracture in a slip and fall on ice in a commercial parking lot for $144,000
  • Successfully negotiated settlement of a dog bite injury to a woman’s hand for $95,000
  • Successfully negotiated settlement of a client who sustained a low back injury in a motor vehicle collision requiring surgery for $300,000
  • Successfully negotiated the resolution of a worker’s compensation case following a back injury after claimant had returned to work for $150,000
  • Successfully negotiated the resolution of a permanency and disfigurement claim for a severe foot injury for $255,513
  • Successfully negotiated settlement of a man who injured both knees, requiring surgery to one after his vehicle was struck by a dump truck for $300,000
  • Successfully negotiated settlement of a woman sustaining post-concussive injuries after being struck on the head by an object while shelves were being stocked for $85,000

Publications

News & Events

Recognition

Honors

Best Lawyers, 2021-Present

Delaware Today Top Lawyers, Workers' Compensation for Employee, 2017 - Present

T 302.655.8808
F 302.655.8831

Admissions

Delaware
New Jersey

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

Education

Widener University Delaware Law School, JD, 2002
Mansfield University, BS, cum laude, 1999

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