New Jersey health care attorney in Essex County NJ representing HMO's, dentists, doctors, and other health care providers and patients in managed care disputes including UCR, prompt payment matters, unlawful bundling and downcoding of claims, improper cov
Adam Slater is a highly regarded New Jersey trial lawyer and a partner in Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC, specializing in complex civil litigation cases, including professional malpractice, personal injury, class actions, mass torts, wrongful death, products liability, construction accidents, and commercial litigation.Mr. Slater has established a reputation as a hard nosed, creative courtroom lawyer who welcomes challenges and opportunities to fight for the rights of his clients.Mr. Slater has won numerous substantial verdicts in court, and obtained many substantial settlements for his clients.
Mr. Slater has taken a leadership role in large complex litigations, including his appointment as plaintiffs' co-lead counsel for the Benicar (Olmesartan) federal MDL in the District of New Jersey, as co-class counsel in a class action against Volkswagen and Audi, and as plaintiffs co-liaison counsel in consolidated litigation involving thousands of pelvic mesh cases filed against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc.In February, 2013 Mr. Slater was lead trial counsel in the first pelvic mesh trial against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, resulting in a compensatory and punitive damages verdict of $11.1 million.
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Mr. Slater is routinely consulted by the media regarding complex litigation issues.
Mr. Slater has established an international presence in the battle against pelvic mesh.
On February 24, 2015 Mr. Slater testified before the Scottish Parliament in support of a petition to ban pelvic mesh devices in Scotland.
He informed the Parliament of the horrible complications caused by the devices, deceptive marketing, manipulation of medical societies and medical journals, and the destruction by Johnson & Johnson of tens of thousands of relevant documents, among other topics during his testimony.
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Mr. Slater has also been interviewed by RADAR TV in the Netherlands, and other international news outlets (video one, video two).
Mr. Slater has been designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, a status earned by less than 2% of the attorneys in New Jersey.
Mr. Slater is also recognized as a Super Lawyer, and is listed in the Best Lawyers in America.
He also lectures on trial practice for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the American Association for Justice.
Mr. Slater's educational background: Tulane University, B.A., 1989; Boston University, J.D., 1993, Paul J. Liacos Scholar, Edward F. Hennessey Scholar.Mr. Slater is admitted in the following jurisdictions: New Jersey, District of New Jersey, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, New York, District of Columbia, Colorado and has tried cases in numerous states.
Mr. Slater is a member of the following organizations: New Jersey State Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, American Association for Justice.
Adam Slater is co-lead trial counsel for $12.5 million pelvic mesh jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, including punitive damages.Adam Slater Supports Anti-Mesh Campaign in ScotlandAdam Slater is lead trial counsel for first pelvic mesh trial against Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, resulting in $11.1 million verdict with punitive damages.
Adam Slater wins landmark decision in the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Adam Slater quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, and ABC News with regard to transvaginal mesh and the FDA.
Adam Slater wins appeal, $2.1 million jury verdict upheld for woman with Pelvic Floor Injuries.
April, 2011-2015, Adam Slater speaks at AAJ Mass Torts Seminar with regard to Transvaginal Mesh Litigation and the learned intermediary doctrine.
$80 Million Class Action Settlement Against Volkswagen and Audi
Adam Slater moderates March 22, 2010 ICLE Seminar on "Trying Cases: Proven Tactics & New Strategies for Success."
Judge Blocks Discovery of Internet Communications by Plaintiff.
New Jersey Clinic Is Closed, a Month After a Woman Who Had an Abortion There Fell Ill.
Examples of Mr. Slater's Verdicts/Settlements:
Mr. Slater has obtained numerous other verdicts and settlements for his clients.
Adam Slater Author's Article on Pharmaceutical Drug Litigation in Trial Magazine
Changing Standards: Why Landlords May Not Have to Mitigate Damages In Commercial Lease Litigation.
"He has the ear of the client," said plaintiffs attorney Adam Slater, a partner at Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman in Roseland, New Jersey.Slater went up against Chase in a $69 million settlement of a class action over leaky sunroofs in Volkswagen and Audi vehicles in 2010.
"Even though his law firm may not have enough lawyers as other firms, they're big enough and so familiar with how the client likes to handle things," Slater said.
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