Michael Hagstotz


Over the last 20 years, Attorney Michael Hagstotz has devoted his career to representing injured individuals, including those injured while performing their job duties and individuals who are permanently disabled. Our Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer & Kupersmith, P.C. benefit immensely from his knowledge, expertise, and insight.

In 2013, Attorney Michael Hagstotz was among a select few attorneys who gained certification as workers’ compensation specialists by the Pennsylvania Bar Association. This additional certification allows him to refer to himself as a workers’ compensation expert. He often lectures on workers’ compensation and social security disability issues.

Attorney Michael Hagstotz’ commitment to protecting the rights of workers can be traced back to his college days. While completing his legal studies at the Widener University School of Law, he worked off-loading cargo ships in Philadelphia. As a member of the United Industrial Workers and shop-steward, he often helped co-workers resolve various work place conflicts, such as those involving worker safety and contract negotiations.

Aside from handling workers’ compensation cases, he also handles issues related to personal injury and social security disability. He is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court Eastern District in Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court Eastern District in New Jersey, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Dealing with a work-related injury? Discuss your legal options with Attorney Hagstotz during an initial evaluation of your case, free of charge. He can help you determine whether or not you have a case and if so, he can help you move forward with an injury claim.

Injured while working? Talk to Attorney Michael Hagstotz about filing an injury claim.


  • mhagstotz@hgsklawyers.com


  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. – 1996
  • Georgetown University, B.A. History – 1991


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bucks County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Philadelphia County Bar Association

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