Five Cases Represented by Blume Forte Rank in Top Settlements and Verdicts List Published by ALM

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The personal injury law firm of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari has recently been recognized for its role in representing plaintiffs in several of the top cases for settlements and verdicts in the Northeast.

Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari Represented Plaintiffs in Five of the Top Cases in the Northeast

The attorneys of Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari represented plaintiffs in five cases that have ranked among the top cases for settlement and verdicts in the Northeast. These cases include:

  • Priessnitz v. Roe, which tied for 37th overall and ranked 13th among motor vehicle cases, resulted in a total compensation recovery of $1.7 million.
  • Van Orden v. Stampone, which ranked 39th overall and 14th for motor vehicle cases, with a total recovery of $1,490,123.
  • Mitchiko v. Evangelista, which ranked 53rd overall and 21st for motor vehicle claims, with a total compensation recovery of $1.185 million.
  • Marino v. Syncro Courier Systems, LLC, which tied for 75th overall and 31st among motor vehicle accident cases, with a total recovery of $750,000.
  • Smyth v. Estate of Cruz, which ranked 39th among mediated settlements, with total compensation recovered of $1.1 million.

About Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari

The New Jersey law firm of Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari was founded in 1929 in Newark by founding attorney Charles Blume. Charles’s son John joined his father’s law practice 30 years later and in 1963 expanded the practice to begin handling personal injury cases. Since then, John grew the firm to include 19 attorneys and four office locations.

Today, Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari is consistently recognized as one of the leading plaintiff’s personal injury firms in the state of New Jersey. In just the last five years, our firm has successfully secured more than 50 settlements and verdicts that have provided compensation awards to our clients that range from $425,000 to as high as $46.7 million. Over that five-year period, we’ve recovered in excess of $320 million in compensation for our clients in cases arising from motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, product liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. We are proud to have secured more million-dollar injury recoveries for our clients than any other firm in New Jersey.

Our attorneys and our firm have been awarded and honored by numerous organizations and publications, including Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms, and National Trial Lawyers’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers, We are also proud to hold the highest AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and many of our attorneys also hold 10.0 Superb ratings on Avvo. Many members of our firm are also Certified Civil Trial Attorneys by the New Jersey Supreme Court in recognition of their expertise and success in the courtroom.

Our firm also is dedicated to giving back to our local communities in New Jersey, including contributions to the McNany Charitable Foundation, as well as to the Overlook Medical Center to help support the opening of a new nursing unit at their facility. 

Contact a Chatham Personal Injury Lawyer to Discuss Your Car Accident Case in New Jersey

Did you or a loved one sustain serious injuries due to a car accident or other type of accident in New Jersey? Don’t let the medical bills pile up while you wait for the negligent party or their insurance company to do the right thing. Right now, you need an aggressive personal injury attorney on your side, fighting to get you the compensation you need, want, and deserve. The skilled attorneys at Blume, Forte, Fried, Zerres & Molinari represent clients injured because of car accidents in Bayonne, Hoboken, West New York, Kearny, and throughout New Jersey. Call (973) 635-5400 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation about your case. We have an office conveniently located at One Main St., Chatham, NJ 07928, as well as offices in Jersey City, Sea Girt, and North Bergen.

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