Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Amos Gern

  

Partner | Roseland, New Jersey Office | TEL 973-403-9200 / 800-403-9090
FAX 973-226-0031 / 973-364-1403 | agern@starrgern.com

Partner | Roseland, New Jersey Office
TEL 973-403-9200 / 800-403-9090
FAX 973-226-0031 / 973-364-1403
agern@starrgern.com

  • Overview >

    Highlights

    • $17 million jury verdict on behalf of a patent attorney who was the victim of negligent eye surgery and an additional $3.5 million for his wife.
    • $1.235 million settlement in a medical malpractice action involving a client who lost his sight as a result of negligent post-surgical treatment following open heart surgery at a local hospital.
    • $1.2 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case involving a failure to diagnose vascular insufficiency and negligent arterial stenting.
    • $1.1 million settlement of elevator accident, negligent design and maintenance.
    • $1.1 million settlement in a construction accident case involving OSHA violations and other negligent work-safety procedures.
    • $1 million binding arbitration award on behalf of a trial attorney who suffered a closed head injury and fractures in an automobile accident.
    • $835,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 32 year old man who required cervical spine surgery as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
    • $750,000.00 settlement in a wrongful death action filed on behalf of an 87 year old man who was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, and died of a stroke which developed subsequent to his injuries.
    • $725,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 33 year old truck driver who suffered a hip fracture after being involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer.
    • $675,000.00 settlement on behalf of an ironworker who sustained spinal injuries during a construction accident.
    • $670,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 72 year old woman who suffered a hip injury in an automobile accident.
    • $625,000.00 settlement at trial on behalf of several members of the same family who were injured in an intrastate truck accident.
    • $600,000.00 settlement at trial on behalf of a victim of negligent retinal surgery.
    • $550,000.00 settlement on behalf of a victim of sexual assault in an inadequate security case at a university campus.
    • $500,000 settlement on behalf of a 63 year old man who developed a stroke one month following a motor vehicle accident, where the medical causation was strongly contested.
    • $355,000.00 settlement on behalf of a woman who injured her hand in a die press machine.
    • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court, since 1985.
    • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, since 1989.
    • Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1971-1974.
    • President, N.Y.U. Law Alumni of New Jersey, 1985-1987.
    • Frequent lecturer on many trial-related issues, and television panelist.

    Certified Legal Specialties

    • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 1985
    • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1989

    Published Works

    • Deposition: Strategies, Tactics and Mechanics, PESI, 1996
    • "Medical Malpractice Discovery: A Critical Analysis of the Self-Critical Analysis Privilege," Complex Litigation Supplement, New Jersey Law Journal, April 1999, Vol. 156- No. 3-236, 1999

    Representative Cases

    Classes/Seminars

    • Civil Trial Preparation, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1980
    • Civil Trial Preparation, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1984
    • Civil Trial Preparation, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1996
    • Hot Tips In Tort Law, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1990 - 1992
    • Evidence, ATLA-N.J., 1988
    • Direct and Cross Examination of Experts, ATLA-N.J.
    • Medical Proofs in Negligence Practice, ATLA Trial Academy, 1993 - 1999
    • Frequent Lecturer, Many Trial-Related Issues

    Honors and Awards

    • Phi Beta Kappa

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Essex County Bar Association, Member, Bench and Bar Committee, 1988
    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Civil Trial Bar Section, Executive Committee, 1990
    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Certified Trial Attorneys Section, Chair, 1994 - 1996
    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, Medical Malpractice Committee, 1996
    • Association of Trial Lawyers of America - New Jersey (ATLA-NJ), Board of Governors, 1989 - Present
    • ATLA National, State Delegate, 2000 - 2002
    • ATLA National, Co-Chair, Public Relations Committee, 2000 - 2002
    • ATLA National, Secretary/Treasurer, 2003 - 2004
    • ATLA National, Third Vice President, 2004 - 2005
    • ATLA National, Chair, Automobile Committee, 2004 - 2006
    • District of New Jersey, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1971 - 1974
    • N.Y.U. Law Alumni of New Jersey, President, 1985 - 1987
  • Areas of Practice >
  • Bar Admissions >
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Education >
    • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Highlights

  • $17 million jury verdict on behalf of a patent attorney who was the victim of negligent eye surgery and an additional $3.5 million for his wife.
  • $1.235 million settlement in a medical malpractice action involving a client who lost his sight as a result of negligent post-surgical treatment following open heart surgery at a local hospital.
  • $1.2 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case involving a failure to diagnose vascular insufficiency and negligent arterial stenting.
  • $1.1 million settlement of elevator accident, negligent design and maintenance.
  • $1.1 million settlement in a construction accident case involving OSHA violations and other negligent work-safety procedures.
  • $1 million binding arbitration award on behalf of a trial attorney who suffered a closed head injury and fractures in an automobile accident.
  • $835,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 32 year old man who required cervical spine surgery as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
  • $750,000.00 settlement in a wrongful death action filed on behalf of an 87 year old man who was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, and died of a stroke which developed subsequent to his injuries.
  • $725,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 33 year old truck driver who suffered a hip fracture after being involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer.
  • $675,000.00 settlement on behalf of an ironworker who sustained spinal injuries during a construction accident.
  • $670,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 72 year old woman who suffered a hip injury in an automobile accident.
  • $625,000.00 settlement at trial on behalf of several members of the same family who were injured in an intrastate truck accident.
  • $600,000.00 settlement at trial on behalf of a victim of negligent retinal surgery.
  • $550,000.00 settlement on behalf of a victim of sexual assault in an inadequate security case at a university campus.
  • $500,000 settlement on behalf of a 63 year old man who developed a stroke one month following a motor vehicle accident, where the medical causation was strongly contested.
  • $355,000.00 settlement on behalf of a woman who injured her hand in a die press machine.
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court, since 1985.
  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, since 1989.
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1971-1974.
  • President, N.Y.U. Law Alumni of New Jersey, 1985-1987.
  • Frequent lecturer on many trial-related issues, and television panelist.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 1985
  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1989

Published Works

  • Deposition: Strategies, Tactics and Mechanics, PESI, 1996
  • "Medical Malpractice Discovery: A Critical Analysis of the Self-Critical Analysis Privilege," Complex Litigation Supplement, New Jersey Law Journal, April 1999, Vol. 156- No. 3-236, 1999

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

  • Civil Trial Preparation, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1980
  • Civil Trial Preparation, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1984
  • Civil Trial Preparation, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1996
  • Hot Tips In Tort Law, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1990 - 1992
  • Evidence, ATLA-N.J., 1988
  • Direct and Cross Examination of Experts, ATLA-N.J.
  • Medical Proofs in Negligence Practice, ATLA Trial Academy, 1993 - 1999
  • Frequent Lecturer, Many Trial-Related Issues

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Essex County Bar Association, Member, Bench and Bar Committee, 1988
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Civil Trial Bar Section, Executive Committee, 1990
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Certified Trial Attorneys Section, Chair, 1994 - 1996
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, Medical Malpractice Committee, 1996
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America - New Jersey (ATLA-NJ), Board of Governors, 1989 - Present
  • ATLA National, State Delegate, 2000 - 2002
  • ATLA National, Co-Chair, Public Relations Committee, 2000 - 2002
  • ATLA National, Secretary/Treasurer, 2003 - 2004
  • ATLA National, Third Vice President, 2004 - 2005
  • ATLA National, Chair, Automobile Committee, 2004 - 2006
  • District of New Jersey, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1971 - 1974
  • N.Y.U. Law Alumni of New Jersey, President, 1985 - 1987
 

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