Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. specializes in the following practice areas. Click on a practice area for more information.
Areas of Practice
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. represents clients ranging from large and small corporations, to sole proprietorships, to trade associations and to individuals. Our attorneys are skilled in many areas of litigation, including employment law, professional liability, products liability, construction litigation, condominium litigation and transportation litigation. Litigated controversies are likely to result in appeals. Our attorneys have significant experience handling all aspects of appeals in both State and Federal Court. Our appellate practice is integrated with our litigation practice to afford clients the flexibility of utilizing the same litigation team already familiar with the client’s needs and desires, for both trial and appellate representation.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys are experienced in the defense of civil rights claims. We have handled claims involving excessive force, denial of due process, denial of equal protection, First Amendment claims and Title VII claims, as well as claims under other Federal and State statutes, including under Sections 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985 and 1986.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys have extensive experience in representing community and condominium associations. The firm represents condominium association and homeowner association clients ranging from large and small condominium developments to golf and country club communities and master homeowner associations. Our attorneys regularly represent community and condominium associations in both state and federal court.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys have vast knowledge of condominium regulations and applicable state laws. Our attorneys have successfully litigated a wide range of community and condominium association lawsuits, including construction defect claims, construction warranty claims and personal injury and property damage claims.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. represents owners, general contractors, sub-contractors, lenders, borrowers, architects, engineers and insurance companies in a wide variety of construction related litigation matters. Our attorneys have experience in all aspects of the construction industry and construction law. Our attorneys also have significant trial experience in handling construction law cases in our State and Federal Court systems, including construction defect litigation. We have successfully handled the litigation of substantial claims involving construction delays and disruption, defective design, differing site conditions, loss of profits and business interruption. We are also well versed in handling the arbitration and mediation of construction related disputes.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. maintains a comprehensive employment law practice. We provide employers with employment law advice and counseling, as well as representation in litigation matters. We represent employers in the New Jersey & Pennsylvania State Courts, all Federal Courts and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. We advise and represent clients in the mediation and arbitration process.
Our clients consist of major national and international corporations, as well as small local businesses, and are involved in many different facets of industry, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, banking and finance, technology, service-oriented businesses, food processing, health care law, insurance, real estate, education and government.
Our attorneys regularly represent employers and company management clients in defending against claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII — Civil Rights Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law, Age Discrimination and Employment Act, as well as many other state and federal laws.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys have sophisticated knowledge of the New Jersey health care industry, and provide comprehensive legal services to a broad spectrum of health care organizations. Our attorneys have represented hospitals and hospital systems, longterm care facilities, health maintenance organizations, independent medical practices, individual practitioners, insurance companies and other health care providers. Our innovative approach to health care problems and solutions are integrated with, and complimented by, our representation of hospitals, hospital employees, physicians and other health care providers in our medical malpractice defense practice.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys provide many different insurance company clients with objective interpretation of a wide variety of insurance contracts. We provide our clients with sound advice regarding the rights and obligations of the respective parties to insurance contracts. We issue coverage opinions to assist our clients in resolving claims in accordance with the contractual language of the insurance policy and the law. In the event that litigation is inevitable, we vigorously defend our client’s position. In addition to defending coverage claims, our attorneys are experienced in taking a proactive posture by filing and successfully prosecuting declaratory judgment actions, seeking to void or modify coverage terms based upon misrepresentations and other wrongful acts by policyholders and applicants.
Our attorneys are experienced in a broad range of complex insurance matters, including first-party and third-party coverage analysis and litigation, bad faith and excess monitoring. Our attorneys have reviewed and handled claims associated with a wide range of insurance policies, including directors and officers, errors and omissions, surety and performance, employment practices liability and commercial property and automotive.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. is recognized as a leader in all aspects of litigation. This experience has been achieved by representing a diverse client base in almost every industry, ranging from multi-national Fortune 500 companies, to local businesses, to individuals, to governmental agencies. Our litigation attorneys have extensive experience and expertise in representing clients in the New Jersey & Pennsylvania State and Federal Court systems, as well as in dispute resolution situations, such as arbitration and mediation proceedings. The ability of Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys to litigate skillfully, effectively and efficiently is a fundamental aspect of our firm’s practice.
We have successfully represented insurance carriers, their insureds, self-insureds and private clients in many areas of the law. The litigation matters which we handle range from the most complex, complicated and multi-party litigation, to the relatively simpler lawsuits. We litigate cases before juries, judges and administrative agencies.
Our objective is to provide the highest quality legal representation for all aspects of a litigated case in a cost effective and expeditious manner. We take pride in aggressively defending our clients’ interests.
PUBLIC ENTITY LIABILITY
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys have defended local governments and state agencies in a wide range of claims. Our attorneys have defended school districts, zoning boards, police departments and cities and towns in both State and Federal Courts. Our attorneys have experience in the defense of claims against schools and administrators with regard to inappropriate student contact, special education matters, student accidents and injuries, school bus accidents, wrongful discharge and denial of tenure. Our attorneys understand the sensitive nature of these type of claims and are committed to working with our clients to develop innovative solutions.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys have extensive litigation experience in the defense of product design, manufacture and distribution claims. Our attorneys have analyzed and successfully explained to juries and judges the complex design and manufacturing issues that arise in products liability claims. We have experience working with a range of experts in the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering, toxic chemicals, pulmonology, neuro psychology and commercial and consumer warnings. We have experience with a wide range of products and devices, including manufacturing equipment, power tools, automotive engineering, industrial and heavy equipment, scaffolding, construction equipment, elevators and many other consumer products.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s professional liability attorneys represent local and national clients. We have extensive experience in counseling professionals and representing them in litigation. Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. represents accountants, architects, attorneys, directors and officers, engineers, health care professionals, insurance agents and brokers and real estate agents and brokers.
Our attorneys have significant and vast trial experience in litigating the defense of professional liability matters, and in working with expert witnesses to defend both liability and damages in cases involving:
- Directors and Officers
- Doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals
- Insurance agents and brokers
- Real estate agents and brokers
SUBROGATION AND RECOVERY
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys handle substantial property damage and other first-party subrogation claims. These claims typically arise from machinery and equipment failures, wind storms, floods and personal injury related accidents. Our attorneys will investigate with our clients and retain experts to aggressively pursue all available subrogation opportunities. We are experienced in the methods and processes necessary to achieve the maximum recovery. Our clients are most often insurance companies and self insured entities. Our attorneys are seasoned litigators who have the knowledge and experience to proceed to trial if settlement efforts and alternative dispute resolution strategies prove unsuccessful.
The firm has extensive experience handling cases involving trucking and transportation litigation. We have handled significant claims involving tractor trailers, automobile transporters and smaller commercial vehicles. Our expertise and experience with respect to the rules and regulations which apply to commercial truck drivers enables us to practically and cost effectively handle the defense of such claims. We have developed relationships with a number of experts necessary to successfully defend these claims. With the experience we have developed in this area, we are able to provide our clients with the benefits of the resources of a large firm and the individual attention and cost effective representation which comes from a smaller firm. Not only do we have the expertise and resources necessary to successfully defend these claims, we also have the practical experience of dealing with clients who have self-insured retentions which makes us extremely diligent in keeping costs down by maintaining a practical results-oriented approach to each case.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C.’s attorneys provide aggressive representation of employers, insurance carriers and third-party administrators in a broad range of legal services for the defense of workers’ compensation matters.
We handle all aspects of workers’ compensation matters, from representing employers and insurance company clients before judges of workers’ compensation, through all levels of the Appellate process. Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. has regular lists in every vicinage in the State of New Jersey. Our attorneys regularly give seminars regarding the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act and case law updates to insurance companies, third-party administrators and our self-insured clients. Our attorneys provide legal advice regarding the administration and handling of claims, loss prevention, Social Security and other offsets and third-party subrogation lien issues.
Biancamano & Di Stefano, P.C. is committed to providing the highest quality legal representation in an efficient and thorough manner, and at the lowest possible cost. We take a disciplined approach to problem solving, cost containment and quality. Our attorneys are among the most experienced workers’ compensation attorneys in New Jersey.