Law Offices of Peter C. Merani P.C.

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Law Office Overview

Our firm represents a host of clients in a diverse range of contract, corporate, commercial, and insurance matters. The Law Offices of Peter C. Merani, P.C. provides counsel to the following:

  • Insurance Companies
  • Corporate Clients
  • Public Authorities
  • Private Clients

No-Fault Insurance Law

The staff in our firm concentrates in no-fault insurance defense work in state and federal jurisdictions. Our attorneys have experience litigating matters involving insurers and self-insurers, loss transfer claims, rental coverage and inter-company arbitration. Our expertise is such that we have successfully defended thousands of lawsuits and arbitration claims on behalf of insurers in the no-fault insurance field. In total, we have successfully handled over 50,000 no-fault matters. Our accomplished attorneys handle all aspects of such litigation including:

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  • Jury Verdicts
  • Bench Verdicts
  • Motion Practice
  • Vacating Default Judgments
  • Depositions
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • Appeals
  • Master Appeals
  • Article 75 Proceedings
  • Coverage Claims
  • Bad Faith Claims
  • Fraudulent Claims
  • Business Corporate Law Deceptive Practice Claims

Defense Verdicts
We win an average of about 80% of the cases that we take to verdict in the no-fault area. We have been trying cases on behalf of insurance companies almost daily for over 20 years.

Successful Summary Judgment Motions
We win hundreds of motions for summary judgment, saving insurance carriers millions of dollars. We know the law. Our success comes from our exclusive arguments that make the difference and help you win your cases.

General Liability

Our firm has successfully defended many general liability claims for insurers and insureds. Our general liability work includes contract and commercial disputes, business torts, and all aspects of personal injury work including the following:

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
  • Trip & Fall Claims
  • Labor Law
  • Lead Poisoning Claims
  • Uninsured
  • Underinsured
  • Supplementary Un/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
  • Property Damage
  • Subrogation
  • ADR Claims

Appellate Practice

The attorneys at our firm handle all appeals in our office. They also attend to matters dealt with by other attorneys that are referred to the firm for appellate review.

General Practice

Our attorneys also see to general matters on behalf of clients. Examples of these include the following:

  • Estate Planning
  • Will Drafting
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Criminal Matters
  • Contract Drafting
  • Negotiations

Business Law Practice

We assist you in everything from ordinary contract reviews to the most complicated corporate lawsuits. Our attorneys work with private companies on a broad spectrum of corporate affairs including the following:

  • Incorporation
  • Shareholder & Member Agreements
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Employment & Management Agreements
  • Partner & Shareholder Disputes
  • Employee Claims & Business Litigation

Commercial Debt Collection Litigation

Our firm's attorneys practice in the areas of commercial and retail debt collection litigation and the enforcement of creditors' rights. Our debt collection practice involves the following:

  • Public Authorities
  • Large & Small Corporations
  • Banks
  • Finance Companies
  • Other Lenders
  • Law Firms
  • Lawyers
  • Accountants
  • Other Professionals
  • Landlords
  • Co-Ops
  • Condos
  • Individuals

Arts & Entertainment Practice

We provide an affordable way to get the entertainment legal services your film, television, or music project needs. Consult us for any of your needs in the following:

  • Arts & Entertainment Law
  • Film Financing
  • Film Distribution Agreements
  • Film Releases
  • Film & TV Contracts
  • Music Contracts
  • Independent Record Labels
  • Royalty Auditing
  • Writers
  • Visual Artists
  • Photographers

International Practice

The firm can focus on the requirements of our clients on a range of international legal matters. The Firm is uniquely suited to offer practical guidance and support for clients engaged in or seeking to participate in international business. Where necessary, the firm selects and monitors collaborating counsel and consultants to ensure strong support for all aspects of matters entrusted to it.