Michael J. Kowalski

in Wilkes-Barre, PA


Attorney Michael J. Kowalski represents individuals and their families in personal injury matters. This includes cases of medical malpractice, automobile and truck accidents, nursing home negligence, medication errors, defective medical devices, premises liability, and psychiatric malpractice. He also counsels and represents clients in insurance bad faith and insurance denial matters. An experienced trial and appellate attorney, Michael has appeared before state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania on behalf of seriously injured accident and malpractice victims. He is the medical malpractice lawyer you want fighting for you.

  • Distasio, Kowalski & Yelen, LLC, Shareholder - 2023 - Present
  • Distasio & Kowalski, LLC, Shareholder – September 2011- 2022
  • Scartelli, Distasio & Kowalski, P.C., Shareholder, 2006-September 2011
  • Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, P.C., Associate, 1994-1999; Partner, 1999-2005
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Main Practice Areas

Auto & Truck Accidents

Our attorneys are here to guide you through the process of fighting for justice after a serious car or truck accident. 

Medical Malpractice & Medical Misdiagnosis

Distasio & Kowalski has an exceptional record of success in fighting negligent doctors and hospitals in Pennsylvania.

Birth Injury

We understand your suffering and are here to legal representation if your baby is the victim of a tragic birth injury. 

Personal Injury

If you were seriously injured in any type of accident, they DKY personal injury attorneys will fight aggressively for you.

Wrongful Death

We are injury attorneys dedicated to fighting for the rights and recoveries of families who have lost loved ones.

Wills, Estates, & Trusts

Our experienced attorneys will hep you create a strategy to ensure that your assets move easily to the next generation.

Workers' Compensation / SSD

If you have been injured at work or are seeking SSDI or SSI benefits and have been denied, our attorneys are here for you.

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Criminal Law
Family Law
Real Estate Law