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Fighting For Your Disability And Life Insurance Benefits

Insurance companies and their lawyers fight disability and life insurance claims like yours every day. The stakes are too high to go it alone. We represent individuals against insurance carriers in individual disability income, ERISA, long-term care, life and other complex insurance claims. Whether you need help filing a claim for the first time or would like to appeal a denial, Uscher, Quiat, Uscher & Russo, P.C., can help. Attorney Michael E. Quiat is AV Preeminent peer review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating. Talk to an attorney who knows how to battle insurance companies like Unum, Prudential, MetLife, Hartford, AIG, Aetna, Lincoln Financial, Guardian, Berkshire, United of Omaha, Principal, Northwestern Mutual, Cigna and more.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Disability
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) -- Employee

Call 201-342-7100 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Michael E. Quiat

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1982
  • New Jersey, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Hofstra University School of Law, Notes & Comments Editor, 1979 – 1981
  • Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
    • B.S. – 1978
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Oracle Society
    • Major: Politics

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York City Bar Association, Member, 2000 to 2006
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member, 1995 to 2006
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
  • American College of Legal Medicine, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member

Attorney Joseph A. Russo

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1980
  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1984

Education:

  • University of Bridgeport School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1980
  • Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member, 1980
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • ELA, Member

Attorney Gabriel J. Hermann

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1995
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Education:

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • New York Social Security Bar Association, President
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Social Security Claimants Representatives, Sustaining Member

Attorney Joel Zelkowitz

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey
  • Federal District Court District of New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

Education:

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2013
    • J.D.
  • City University of New York Queens College, 2010
    • B.A.

Attorney Patrick X. Amoresano

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1980

Education:

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1980
    • J.D.
  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York, 1977
    • B.A.
    • Major: Communications

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court

Office Locations

Hackensack Office
433 Hackensack Avenue
2nd Floor, Room 1A
Hackensack, NJ 07601
New York Office
43 West 43rd Street
Suite 166
New York, NY 10036

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