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What You Need To Know About The New FDA-Approved Concussion Tests

In the medical industry, concussion injuries are commonly referred to as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Concussions are one of the most dangerous injuries because emergency rooms across the U.S. treat nearly three million of these cases every year. Another problem with TBIs is that they are not always easy to diagnose as existing methods may…Read More

What You Need To Know About Empty Nose Syndrome

Empty nose syndrome (ENS) is a rare disorder that mostly affects the nose and nasal passages. This condition is common in people who underwent surgery to treat symptoms such as itchy throats, stuffy noses, constant post-nasal drip, and sinus infection. Surgery such as turbinectomy can also bring about symptoms of ENS. Causes of Empty Nose…Read More

What To Do After Sustaining A Dog Bite Injury?

Have you, a family member, or a friend been bitten by a vicious or non-vicious dog? Chances are that you are entitled to financial compensation for personal injuries and other forms of damages. Oftentimes, personal injury cases involving dog attacks or dog bite injuries are complex and require the skills and experiences of attorneys to…Read More

Attorney Scott P. Kessler

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Scott Kessler specializes in Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury matters, including Motor Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Dog Bites and Slip and Fall accidents. Mr. Kessler was for many years Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers’ Compensation Attorney, a specialty designation earned by only 1/10 of one percent of all New Jersey lawyers.

Mr. Kessler’s name has frequently appeared on the annual “Super Lawyers list published in New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Appearing in the New Jersey Supreme Court, he successfully fought to establish new legal precedents and expand the rights of injured workers in the Supreme Court case of Sager vs. O. A. Peterson Construction Co. He was the Acting Municipal Prosecutor for Freehold Borough from 1990 – 1991, and was the Managing Attorney of the Team Law Workers’ Compensation Department from 1991 – 2011.

Mr. Kessler graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1980, and received his Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School in 1988. He became licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, in 1988. He has been a Vice-President of The New Jersey Advisory Council on Safety and Health, a workers’ rights advocacy group, since 2008, and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

State Court Admissions
  • New Jersey 1988
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers’ Compensation Attorney
Federal Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey 1988
Awards and Accolades
  • Recognized as Super Lawyer in the New Jersey Monthly Magazine from 2006 – 2010 and 2012 – 2015
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers’ Compensation Attorney, a specialty designation earned by only 1/10 of 1% of all New Jersey lawyers
Education
Affiliations
  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers’ Compensation Attorney
  • Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Vice-President and Member of the New Jersey Advisory Council on Safety and Health
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I didn’t go to a fancy school; I don’t come from a fancy place. I come from the Bronx, and my family came here in 1961 into New Jersey. My father was a warehouse worker; he worked in a warehouse his whole life, a frozen food warehouse, and he would leave for work at 5:00 in the morning and get home at 7:30 at night, and every other weekend he worked Saturdays too. My brother is a construction worker; he’s been a construction worker for 35 years, and my other brother is a salesman. We are not white tower people who don’t understand what its like to be working. I worked in a warehouse in prior jobs; I was a road salesman while I was going to law school, and I know what it’s like to work, and I know what it’s like to get injured at work cause it’s happened to me, and I know how powerless you can feel when you’re just an hourly employee, and you got a boss who looks at you like a disposable paper towel, and when you get hurt, he’d just as soon make you disappear and get the next guy in there. Well that not going to happen. I was always drawn to representing the little guy. Pretty much I’ve always represented David against Goliath. That’s what I do. I see my job as an attorney to represent people who really need representation against powerful people and powerful entities, like their companies, that need somebody to stand up for them and say “Oh no you don’t. Oh no you don’t. You’re not pushing this guy around. Because we’re going to make sure that doesn’t happen. That’s what we do for our clients.

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"I would absolutely recommend Roy Konray and his colleagues at Team Law. Roy took his time to get to know me and my medical malpractice case. In addition to being friendly and very easy to get along with, Roy did his homework. He is very knowledgeable about medical information and came to trial prepared to fight for my rights. He kept me informed throughout the process and was on my side every step of the way. I'm sincerely grateful to have been represented by him and even more grateful for the verdict he won for me." [read more]

C. Evans, Millington, NJ / MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

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