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From our law office in River Edge, New Jersey, the attorneys at Brandon J. Broderick Attorney at Law provide unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Bergen County and beyond who suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

With two more law offices in New Jersey and additional offices in New York City and Tampa, Florida, we have grown to become one of the most prominent and successful personal injury practices in the country. During our time in practice, we have recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for individuals and families adversely affected by any of the following:

  • Motor vehicle accidents, ATV accidents, boating accidents and bicycle accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Vaccine injuries
  • COVID-19 issues
  • Workers' compensation
  • Employment law
  • Premises liability and slip-and-fall accidents
  • Other preventable tragedies

Our success is the direct result of our lawyers' extensive legal experience coupled with our unwavering dedication to those we serve. No matter the cause of your suffering, you can rely on us to work hard to protect your rights and interests and to increase your chances of obtaining the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.

Honored for our outstanding professionalism and service, our lawyers have earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from our peers, and our law firm has enjoyed numerous testimonials and referrals from our satisfied clients. To find out more about how we can best assist you and your family during this difficult and uncertain time in your life, you can contact Brandon J. Broderick Attorney at Law to schedule a free initial consultation. We also currently offer virtual consultations to help keep you safe and healthy in today's uncertain environment.

Call 877-448-7350 today to arrange your free initial consultation

­­­Attorney Charles H. Lynch

Attorney Charles H. Lynch concentrates his practice in the field of Personal Injury Protection law. He has been a practicing attorney in New Jersey for over 30 years.

Mr. Lynch started his legal career as a Deputy Attorney General under New Jersey Attorney General W. Carey Edwards. He has extensive personal injury litigation experience and has tried complex cases on behalf of both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Mr. Lynch has also handled Personal Injury Protection matters for most of his career.

Mr. Lynch has served as a Court appointed arbitrator in multiple New Jersey counties. He has also served as a Dispute Resolution Professional (DRP) in Personal Injury Protection matters for the National Arbitration Forum and Forthright New Jersey.

Education

Mr. Lynch graduated from Kean University in 1983 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Management Science.

Mr. Lynch received his Law Degree from Seton Hall University in 1986.


Attorney Jason A. Richman

Jason A. Richman, Esq., grew up in the Finger Lakes region of New York in the town of Skaneateles, New York. He practices in all areas of civil litigation with a special focus on Construction Site Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Medical Malpractice, and Product Liability.  Since earning his Juris Doctor with honors from the Syracuse University College of Law in 1996, more than 23 years ago, Jason A. Richman has represented plaintiffs in civil litigation from offices in New York City, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo.  He had tried dozens of cases to verdict and handled Appeals in all 4 of New York’s Appellate Divisions, and the NY Court of Appeals. Jason I s admitted to all four of the Federal District Courts in New York as well.  Jason A. Richman is involved in his clients' cases at all stages from initial investigation through trial and any appeals.


Attorney Bianca N. Cuellar

Bianca N. Cuellar received her J.D. from Western Michigan University - Thomas M. Cooley Law School where she was a member of Moot and Mock Trial clubs. Ms. Cuellar was declared a top oral advocate in her school’s Moot Court competition and was a part of the select few Moot Court students to compete in a first year state wide competition. In her last year of law school, Ms. Cuellar was a judicial intern with the Third Judicial Circuit Court in Detroit, Michigan, where she found a love for personal injury and helping others.

Ms. Cuellar holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Dominican College and a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. In addition, Ms. Cuellar is fluent in Spanish.

Ms. Cuellar is a member of State Bar of New Jersey and is pending admission to the State Bar of New York.


Attorney Paul A. Krauss

Paul A. Krauss specializes in representing plaintiffs in motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, dog attacks, products liability, assaults and general personal injury matters.

Mr. Krauss is a New Jersey native, being born and raised in Bergen County. He attended Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1986. He subsequently obtained his Juris Doctorate degree at Rutgers Law School, Newark in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey Courts and the US Federal District Courts of New Jersey.

After law school Mr. Krauss practiced in a wide variety of legal areas from insurance defense, to municipal court matters, to real estate transactions and commercial litigation.

He has extensive trial experience in courts throughout New Jersey and has prepared and participated in appeals to the New Jersey Supreme Court and the Federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


Attorney Kenneth W. Thayer

Mr. Kenneth W. Thayer has been a practicing trial attorney for 20 plus years. Mr. Thayer has tried numerous civil jury and workers’ compensation trials to completion. Mr. Thayer has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants.  His current practice is solely dedicated to the representation of individuals in personal injury matters. Areas of practice include: workers compensation claims, transportation injury claims, premise liability claims, medical malpractice and vaccine injury claims. 

Mr. Thayer graduated from the following institutions:

Providence College with a B.A. degree in Political Science with a minor in Business Administration.

Seton Hall University School of Law with a J.D. degree.

Mr. Thayer is licensed to practice law in the states of New Jersey and Arizona and before the United States District Court -District of New Jersey, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Thayer is a member of the Mercer County Bar Association; the Mercer County American Inn of Court; the New Jersey Association for Justice; the American Association for Justice and the Vaccine Injury Petitioner’s Bar Association.  


Attorney Eric J. Plantier

Attorney Eric J. Plantier concentrates his practice in the field of Personal Injury law. At the outset of his career, he began on the other side of a personal injury courtroom, focusing on personal injury protection litigation. He rapidly became the primary attorney for claims involving sever injuries, including maimings, paralysis, and death. He uses this experience along with his ability to quickly and correctly analyze matters in order to streamline cases and ensure clients are fairly compensated for the damages they have sustained.

Attorney Plantier’s education began at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biopsychology and Cognitive Studies in 2001. He then chose to continue his education at Seton Hall University School of Law, located in Newark, New Jersey. Upon completing his studies in 2004, he was admitted to the New Jersey Bar.

After completing his J.D., Attorney Plantier was admitted to the New Jersey Bar. He later received his license to practice law in the state of New York in 2008. Today, he is also permitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey as well.

Attorney Eric J. Plantier has dedicated his practice to the field of personal injury law, and helps clients who have suffered severe injuries due to the negligence of others. He has tried cases ranging from motor vehicle accidents to slip-and-fall accidents to construction and workplace accidents.

Attorney Plantier is a member of the Essex County Bar Association.


Attorney Paul F. Romano

Attorney Paul F. Romano has been working in personal injury law in some respects the entirety of his 20 year career. He previously worked at a mid-size law firm, where he achieved the status of Partner, defending insurance companies in cases involving personal injury, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, Title 59, commercial trucking, products liability, construction defects, wrongful death and child sexual abuse. Today, Mr. Romano continues his personal injury practice with us.

Mr. Romano aggressively prosecutes cases on behalf of his clients and has multiple favorable verdicts and settlements to his credit. He utilizes his diverse background and experience as defense counsel in order to resolve cases quickly and for maximum value. Mr. Romano is a results-driven advocate, in every aspect for all types of personal injury actions. He is highly-regarded by his clients for excellent communication and client service. He is well respected by his adversaries.

Mr. Romano is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with a minor in History of the Law.

After graduating with a Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall Law School in 1998, and successfully passing the New Jersey Bar Examination, he was admitted to practice in the United States District Court.

Today, Mr. Romano concentrates a majority of his practice representing plaintiffs in personal injury, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, Title 59, commercial trucking, products liability, construction defect, wrongful death, child sexual abuse and other personal injury actions.


Attorney William J. Scherman

William J. Scherman has specialized in New Jersey Workers' Compensation Law for more than 35 years. He is proud to bring his expertise and experience to this firm where he can help more people get the help they deserve.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, he grew up there and in West Orange. He attended high school in New York and went to Queens College of CUNY with a year off to study abroad, majoring in English Writing, Literature, and History. He attended college at night while studying full time at a yeshiva during the day. He followed that with a Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University.

He is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the New Jersey supreme Court as well as to the Federal District Court of New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

He is also a member of CERT – the Civilian Emergency Response Team – in Passaic County and an active member of Chaveirim, a civilian volunteer help organization. He also volunteers as a CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocate – for foster children in Essex County; he is used to fighting for the underdog.


Attorney Greg Shaffer

Greg Shaffer has the requisite experience and well-honed litigation skills to handle complex cases. Greg is one of a small group of trial lawyers that have been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and has successfully argued many trials and appellate matters on factually complicated and highly contested legal issues on behalf of hundreds of injured clients and their families. A former investigator, Greg ascertains and identifies the pertinent facts necessary to prove these complex cases. And, as an accomplished litigator, he is able to advance cases from inception, through discovery, motions, trials, and if necessary, appellate action. Adept at supervising large caseloads, Greg is able to marshal resources and personnel to prosecute and resolve matters with multiple parties and multiple clients, while still ensuring that each client gets the attention and care they need. He has secured tens of millions-of-dollars for his clients in both high profile and more common cases.

After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts from Boston University in Massachusetts, Greg Shaffer chose to continue his education at the prestigious Rutgers School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate.

Attorney Greg Shaffer is one of only a small handful of lawyers who has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He is admitted to practice law in both New York and New Jersey, and has litigated cases all throughout the 50 states.


Attorney Anthony J. Vindigni

Anthony J. Vindigni is the managing attorney of the firm's satellite office located in Ewing, New Jersey. Anthony grew up in Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York before moving to New Jersey with his family to attend high school at Allentown High School. After high school he completed a double major at Quinnipiac University in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies before going on to attend law school. While attending Quinnipiac University, Anthony was awarded the Outstanding Junior and Senior of the Year awards and was named to the list of Who's Who Amongst College Students. Anthony also acted as the President of the Student Programming Board organizing events for the entire campus and as a Vice-President of the Student Body. After graduating, Anthony went on to complete an accelerated Juris Doctorate program from Cooley Law School (now known as Western Michigan University) graduating in two-years before returning to New Jersey. In February of 2009, Anthony sat for and passed the New Jersey and New York state bar examinations. Ever since becoming an attorney, Anthony has continually represented injured persons in personal injury and worker's compensation matters.

Anthony has continually worked on behalf of injured victims since becoming an attorney and handles all aspect of cases from their inception to trial. Anthony also began representing doctors approximately seven years ago who were denied payment for treating accident victims by the insurance company and has successfully represented hundreds of clients over the years.


Attorney Brian W. Banasiak

Brian W. Banasiak, a skilled negotiator and trial lawyer, has devoted approximately 24 years of his law practice representing individuals injured due to negligence of others. During that period, Brian has amassed more than $35 million in settlements and verdicts.

In 1977, Brian received a Bachelor’s Degree from Seton Hall University and completed his JD in 1981 from Gonzaga University School of Law. He has been a member of the NJ Bar and Federal Court since 1982.

After graduating law school, Brian served as a Law Clerk for two Superior Court judges in Union County. During work breaks, he learned much watching portions of jury trials and listening to settlement negotiations.

For several years, Brian represented Union County in multiple types of administrative matters before devoting his practice to personal injury litigation---first as an insurance defense lawyer (where he learned thought processes of insurance claims personnel)) and then as a plaintiff’s personal injury trial attorney with, for several years, a secondary practice in municipal and commercial litigation.


Attorney Marc S. Borden

Attorney Marc S. Borden has been working in personal injury law since 2011, with previous work experience at a mid-size law firm defending insurance companies in cases involving personal injury, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, insurance coverage, labor law and appellate practice.

Today, Mr. Borden continues his personal injury practice with us, where he also serves as Attorney Ambassador for our firm and engages with the legal and medical communities to forge alliances between our firm and other distinguished organizations.

Mr. Borden aggressively prosecutes cases on behalf of his clients, consistently delivering 6-figure verdicts and settlements on surgical and non-surgical cases. He utilizes his diverse background and experience as defense counsel in order to resolve cases quickly and for maximum value. Mr. Borden is a results-driven advocate, every aspect for all types of personal injury actions. He is highly-regarded by his clients for excellent communication and client service, thanks to his belief that unwavering persistence and great customer service lead to larger settlements.


Attorney Raymond S. Carroll

Raymond S. Carroll has recently joined our firm on a full time basis. Mr. Carroll's career has incorporated experience in all aspects of preparation for and trial to verdict in automobile, premises and personal injury actions as well as substantial property damage and commercial actions. Mr. Carroll has represented the City of New York as Assistant Corporation Counsel of the Torts Division. He brings with him a wealth of experience both in New York and New Jersey having handled both serious and complex litigation of all kinds both as plaintiff counsel and having represented major insurance companies on the defense.

Education

  • N.Y.U., 1975, B.A., Honors Politics
  • New York Law School, J.D., 1981

Attorney Marc Garbar

Long recognized as one of the foremost employment law attorneys in New Jersey, Attorney Marc Garbar focuses his practice in the dual areas of employment claims and business litigation. At Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law, Marc brings over 24 years of experience serving clients throughout New Jersey and New York – and his staunch legal advocacy for sexual harassment and discrimination victims has left an impressive mark on our local communities.

After receiving his B.S. degree in Accounting from Long Island University, Marc went on to receive his J.D. at Nova Southeastern University School of Law. At the start of his legal career, Marc was privileged to serve in the City of New York’s Corporation Council, ensuring that Borough ordinances were legally sound and defending the City in matters of civil litigation. From there, Marc gained a deep passion for the areas of employment and business law, synthesizing both into a legal approach that considers the best possible outcomes for workers and employers alike.

Over the years, Marc has continued to represent clients with a range of employment law claims, and to educate local businesses with the goal of eradicating discriminatory and unethical behavior. In 2004, he defended the City of New York against unlawful arrest litigation after the Republican National Convention. Between 2008 and 2011, he also served as Special Counsel for the State of New Jersey, representing the state in matters of labor negotiations and applying the principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).


Attorney Darren Goldberger

Attorney Darren Goldberger has been a member of the New Jersey Bar since 2003. He has over fourteen years of experience as a litigation attorney representing individuals and corporations as both Plaintiffs and Defendants in courts throughout the State of New Jersey. He has tried over fifty cases to verdict with a high winning percentage.

Goldberger was born in New Jersey and raised in South Florida. He began working at the age of fourteen as a bag boy and would go on to work in numerous service industry positions during high school and college. Attended Coral Springs Highschool in Coral Springs, Florida, graduating in 1993. Was a member of the high school debate team, specializing in extemporaneous speaking. Graduated in 1997 from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications/Radio and TV Broadcasting. Worked for WUFT 89.1 as a reporter and news broadcaster, including six months as the host of the afternoon news program. Attended Rutgers-Camden University School of Law and graduated in 2002 with a Juris Doctorate. Spent one-year during law school interning for Tycom, a subsidiary of Tyco International. Bartended at the local Camden watering hole Hanks, which was a popular hang-out for law students at Rutgers-Camden at that time.

He has tried cases in multiple vicinages throughout New Jersey, including Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Hudson, Union, Morris and Monmouth Counties.


Attorney Kevin E. Kruse

Attorney Kevin E. Kruse’s legal practice focuses on cases involving motor vehicle liability, slip and fall accidents, wrongful death, and assault. In 2017 alone, he handled motor vehicle, trucking and fall down cases for his clients, resulting in millions of dollars in combined settlements and/or verdicts. He believes in aggressive, creative representation for his clients, keeping them fully informed and engaged through every step of the litigation process

Mr. Kruse received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. He attended Hofstra Law School on a merit scholarship. While in law school, he simultaneously earned a Masters of Business Arts degree from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business. Mr. Kruse was also a student intern for the Consumer Frauds and Protection Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General. Upon graduating from law school, he served as a law clerk for Judge Gerald Lebovits of the New York City Civil Court in the Bronx.

Mr. Kruse is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York. He is a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice, the Bar Association of the City of New York, and the New York State Bar Association.

Office Locations

Tampa Office
1211 Tech Blvd.
Suite 112
Tampa, FL 33619
Ewing Office
850 Bear Tavern Rd
Suite 106
Ewing, NJ 08628
Jersey City Office
840 Bergen Ave
Second Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Paterson Office
847 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503

River Edge Office
65 East Route 4
River Edge, NJ 07661

Trenton Office
1331 Chambers Street
Trenton, NJ 08610

New York Office
800 3rd Ave.
28th Floor
New York, NY 10022

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