Law Offices of Peter C. Merani P.C.
Attorneys at Law
1001 Avenue of the Americas Suite 1800
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-629-9690

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First Party Defense Practice Experienced in No-Fault Defense Claims.


Winning No Fault Claims.

The firm concentrates in No-Fault Insurance defense work. The firm has successfully defended tens of thousands of lawsuits and arbitration claims on behalf of Insurers in the No-fault Insurance field. The firm is experienced in handling all aspects of litigation including jury verdicts, bench verdicts, motion practice, vacating defaults judgments, depositions, examination under oaths, appeals, master appeals, Article 75 proceedings, coverage claims, bad faith claims, fraudulent claims and Business Corporate Law deceptive practice claims. The firm is experienced in litigating matters involving insurers and self insurers, loss transfer claims, rental coverage and inter-company arbitration.


The firm has handled such matters in both State and Federal Court.


The firm has successfully handled over 55,000 no-fault matters for insurers.

Our firm is an experienced trial litigation firm with a proven track record. The firm has taken many successful verdicts on behalf of insurance companies that we represent. Thereby saving insurance carriers millions of dollars by successfully defending cases in various areas involving first party (and third party) litigation. Over the years, our firm has handled over 55,000 litigation matters for insurers in first party litigation alone. The firm has the ability to handle a large volume of litigation in an aggressive but cost effective manner for our clients. The firm has consistently proven its ability to produce excellent results. Our firm has a high defense verdict success rate at trial and a low settlement rate in matters that we resolve on behalf of clients. Our staffs of attorneys and paralegals are experienced in our areas of practice. With superior knowledge of the litigation process, court system and our area of practice we bring to you the best legal tools to resolve complex or simple disputes. Our office is hard working, capable and prepared to help implement the legal strategies necessary to provide you with a unique legal representation designed to service each client in the most cost efficient manner. We are perfectionists.


Defense Verdicts. We win an average of about 80% of that cases that we take to verdict in the no-fault area. We are trying cases on behalf of insurance companies almost daily for over 20 years.


Successful Summary Judgment Motions. We win hundreds of motions for Summary Judgment saving insurance carriers millions of dollars. We know the law. Our success comes from our exclusive arguments that make the difference and help you win your cases.


Case Management System. A Partner reviews every case that comes into the firm. Every file is reviewed and managed by a experienced, skilled trial attorney during all phases of litigation. We developed a proven strategy to obtain the best possible result for a particular claim or lawsuit while limiting litigation costs. Our Clients know our assessments and strategies are realistic. Everything we do is customized for your cases. Our strategies are proprietary, different and “out of the box”. Simply put, they work.


County Teams . A senior attorney is assigned to lead each county assisted by a team of attorneys and staff support. Having the same team of attorneys assigned to one county enables us to develop relationships with the bench and the County bar – which prove enormously beneficial to our clients.


Custom IT System. Our state of the art, custom designed case management and document management programs aid us in defending your matters.  Our technology is up to date.  We provide you with real time status on your cases.


Our Staff. No automated answering service. No Voice mail during business hours. We are available after hours when you need us.  When you speak to our office you get a professional staff member to answer your questions right then and there. Our staff can provide accurate, detailed, real time status on a case to our clients when they call. Our staff of attorneys knows the law, and knows your cases. Our entire staffs of attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and clerks are dedicated to working on cases with you in mind.


Our Client Commitment.  The firm is very familiar with the needs and requirements of its clients. The firm is committed to providing the highest caliber of legal services to clients at an affordable, competitive rate. Our Firm prides itself on its unique ability to craft innovative legal strategies designed to meet our clients’ needs and goals.

Kindly contact the firms managing attorney Peter C. Merani, Esq. regarding any inquiries as to the firm’s daily operations, billing practices or reporting procedures.