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.
. 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