Asbestos

Asbestos

We vigorously represent clients confronted with asbestos cases. Our experienced lawyers have a strong record of achieving excellent results in trials and in settlements. Our attorneys represent insurance companies and their clients, whether manufacturers,distributors, suppliers, contractors, property owners or other smaller traditionally peripheral defendants, who are named as defendants in asbestos litigation in Pennsylvania. We have deposed medical and scientific experts and are familiar with literature used in the litigation. A comprehensive database of testimony of experts and witnesses in the litigation is available to our attorneys. Along with our trial responsibilities, we have served on behalf of our clients as liaison to the Courts in Philadelphia County and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Our attorneys served on national committees involved in the defense of the litigation. In that capacity we have developed client specific defenses by meeting with and interviewing key company personnel and witnesses.  We serve as lead trial counsel or if needed by local counsel as a resource for and liaison to our client regarding technical and trial support. Our experience in case management and reporting guidelines allows us to effectively communicate with our clients on a timely basis concerning issues and strategy arising in each case long before they are a crisis. Early analysis of a case allows our clients to determine if an early resolution strategy would be a beneficial to them. This communication allows our clients to provide an efficient and cost effective defense and to concentrate on those cases which require trial. For more information on our asbestos practice group, contact William Breyers at...
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 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...
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...
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...