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Richard Grodeck

Richard Grodeck, a principal of the firm, and a Certified Civil Trial Attorney with over 36 years of experience, has been selected for membership in The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national organization of trial attorneys.

Membership in ABOTA is by invitation-only. Its members must have extensive civil jury trial experience, additional litigation experience and exhibit the virtues of civility, integrity and professionalism.

Richard has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, representing clients in medical malpractice, commercial, wrongful death, construction site accident and workers compensation claims.

Since its inception in 1958, ABOTA’s primary mission has been the preservation of the right to a civil jury trial as guaranteed by the Seventh Amendment to the US Constitution.

Piro Zinna Cifelli Paris & Genitempo is a 12 attorney firm which has been located in Nutley since its founding by James Piro in 1969. It engages in the general practice of law from its offices located at 360 Passaic Avenue, Nutley, New Jersey.

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Verdicts & Settlements

$2 million present value policy limit structured settlement of serious motorcycle/truck accident with brain injury (pay-out anticipated of over $10 million)

Approx. $2 million settlement to clients who were victims of the Labor Day Passaic industrial fire

$1.9 million settlement for construction site accident causing neurological injuries

$750,000 settlement for construction site accident causing ankle injury and emotional distress

Over $25 million dollar anticipated lifetime structured settlement for infant vaccine injury claim

Multimillion-dollar lifetime structured settlement of cerebral palsy claim

$3 million jury verdict for delayed diagnosis of breast cancer

$2.6 million settlement for birth injury caused by medical malpractice