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Steps to Take After a Car Accident

It is never a pleasant experience to be involved in a car accident. In the moments immediately following a vehicle collision, your body might be hurting, your nerves could be rattled, and you might already be stressed about how much this is going to cost you. The reality is that a car accident can put…Read More

Why are so many New Jersey disability claims denied?

It is no easy task to successfully apply for Social Security disability in New Jersey. In fact, according to the Social Security Disability SSI Resource Center at www.ssdrc.com, a “claim for disability in New Jersey will typically have approximately a 30 percent chance of being approved.” That translates to about a 70 percent chance for…Read More

Who Pays the Hospital Bills in a Motorcycle Accident?

After being involved in a motorcycle accident it is understandable that the idea of who pays for your hospital bills might be the last thing on your mind. However, it is still a very important question, one that must be dealt with quickly and intelligently to get the compensation that you are entitled to. Having…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.

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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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