Automobile

Automobile

Our automobile practice group is well versed in all aspects of litigation in this area, specifically liability and property damage as well as uninsured and underinsured litigation. We have broad-based experience handling cases involving many types of automobiles , including personal automobiles, rental cars, ambulances, para transit vehicles, black cars, taxi cabs, buses, construction vehicles, and shuttles. The Pillinger Miller and Tarallo team routinely tries these matters to verdict as evidenced by the collective 200 verdicts by our automobile practice group throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. With our strong background in the field comes nuanced understanding of the circumstances and inconsistencies that may impact liability. We follow up in a timely manner to ensure proper handling of evidence and data that may prove crucial in a case. Additionally, we regularly counsel our clients on ever-evolving laws and regulations affecting automobiles so that our clients are properly informed on all developments in this field and can develop up to date policies and procedures to protect  themselves and their livelihoods. For more information on our automobile practice group, please contact Shawn Weakland...
Construction

Construction

The construction industry is a dangerous and hazardous field, where accidents and injuries are common. These injuries can be grave and at times deadly. Consequently, the litigation arising out of this industry is costly, which is why our clients turn to us to defend them in these matters. We understand the myriad of issues related to the construction industry since the lawyers in our construction practice group have over 300 years of combined experience handling these matters. Our attorneys defend owners, general contractors, construction managers, and subcontractors in all types of personal injury matters arising out of the construction process. This vast experience enables us to identify the important issues at the onset of litigation in order to transfer risk or resolve these cases on behalf of our clients in a cost-conscious, efficient manner. In addition to handling these matters, we routinely lecture on construction and New York Labor Law topics in order to assist our clients with their risk management and insurance claims throughout New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. For more information on our construction practice group, please contact Jeffrey Miller at jmiller@pmtlawfirm.com, Peter Dunne at pdunne@pmtlawfirm.com or Jeffrey Schulman at jschulman@pmtlawfirm.com....
Dram Shop Liability

Dram Shop Liability

At Pillinger Miller Tarallo, our legal team recognizes that dram shop liability is a prevalent concern for alcohol-serving establishments and their insurance carriers. Our lawyers provide a highly-skilled insurance defense representation in liquor liability cases for owners of many types of establishments, such as bars, catering halls, commercial premises, nightclubs, restaurants, and taverns. Our liquor liability attorneys keep up to date on constantly evolving dram shop laws and are prepared to handle a wide array of claims, including those arising from assaults, auto accidents, auto fatalities, DUI, DWI, illegal behavior by patrons, and negligence. Dram shop liability issues can become complex and Pillinger Miller Tarallo has a strong track record of success understanding intricate legal issues. Our background in insurance gives us additional insight into a multitude of factors that interplay in dram shop liability. We also have access to preeminent medical experts and are able to help our clients by investigating and suggesting persuasive defenses. We welcome the opportunity to further discuss our capabilities with regard to dram shop liability. Please reach out by contacting Jeffrey Miller at jmiller@pmtlawfirm.com for more...
Employment Practices

Employment Practices

We have experienced employment law litigators who actively defend employers in employment matters in state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York as well as in administrative proceedings before governmental agencies and labor departments. Our attorneys advise, counsel, and represent employers in a wide range of fields with respect to claims arising under the following: Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Breach of Contract, Defamation, Infliction of Emotional Distress, Invasion of Privacy, Tortuous Interference Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Wrongful Discharge Equal Pay Act (EPA) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act Our experience allows us to provide practical, results-oriented advice to employers in a cost-effective manner. Should you require information on our capabilities, please contact Peter Dunne at pdunne@pmtlawfirm.com or Patrick Cosgrove at pcosgrove@pmtlawfirm.com.            ...
Environmental & Toxic Tort

Environmental & Toxic Tort

At Pillinger Miller Tarallo, we deliver a client-centric approach when assisting with issues concerning environmental and natural resource laws. With the experience of our legal team, our firm has been involved in some of the largest environmental damage claims in the state of New York. Our clients trust our firm to resolve their environmental issues in a cost-efficient manner. Pillinger Miller Tarallo has defended numerous toxic tort actions and has worked on varied environmental matters, including cases involving asbestos, dust, industrial waste leakage, lacquers, landfills, lead paint, mercury, mold, oil spills, propane, storage/disposal of hazardous waste, zinc oxide, and chemical exposures to beryllium, benzene, manganese, silica, and pesticides. Some of our well-known representative matters include, World Trade Center litigation, Love Canal litigation, and Hurricane Sandy litigation. In addition to the foregoing, we also have vast experience in handling asbestos litigation in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as monitoring asbestos litigation across the country. Our asbestos attorneys have defended a significant number of manufacturers, distributors, contractors and premises owners in asbestos personal injury claims, including extensive trial experience in these matters. We welcome the opportunity to further discuss our unique qualifications. Please contact Marc Pillinger at mpillinger@pmtlawfirm.com or Neil Veilleux at nveilleux@pmtlawfirm.com for more information.  ...
General Liability

General Liability

A substantial portion of our practice consists of handling general liability lawsuits where we defend insureds, insurance companies, and self-insured entities. General liability is an expansive area of insurance that encapsulates diverse claims across many industries. Due to our vast experience in this area, we are able to address our clients’ needs involving general liability matters. We have been handling general liability litigation since our founding and handle all claims arising on our clients’ premises or as a result of our clients’ operations in multiple industries, including commercial auto, construction, education, elevators, environmental services, healthcare, hospitality, maintenance & snow removal, municipalities, real estate, rental car, retail/shopping, special events, supermarkets, trucking & transportation, as well as restaurants, bars, and taverns. Our extensive experience allows us to identify key issues at the outset of a case in order to formulate a litigation strategy focused on resolving these cases in a favorable, efficient, and cost-effective manner. We understand litigation is a tense experience where differing interests are involved. In this vein, we always advocate cost containment while zealously representing our clients to achieve the most favorable result. We also are mindful of the fact that not all situations can be resolved, which is why our clients turn to us to litigate their matters in state and federal courts throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The general liability practice group regularly handles matters pertaining to assault and battery, commercial, dram shop, elevator incidents, fire, healthcare, premises liability, property damage, and security incidents. Should you require information on our ability to handle general liability matters, please contact Jeffrey Miller at jmiller@pmtlawfirm.com or Peter...