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W. Scott Murphy

Scott MurphyW. Scott Murphy is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice in the areas of plaintiffs’ personal injury and criminal defense. A native of Wayne, New Jersey, he is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park (B.S., Finance, 1989) and Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark (J.D., 1992). Mr. Murphy is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern District of New York. He is a member of the Hudson County Bar Association (Member, Civil Practice Committee) and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Cases of Interest

  • $550,000 Settlement Auto/Truck accident Plaintiff passenger in vehicle hit by dump truck
  • Personal Injury $900,000 + structured settlement at $4.5M minor child arm severed in meat slicer.
  • High-profile criminal cases in New Jersey and Eastern and Southern District, NY ranging from Traffic Violations, DUI, Federal Corruption, Drug Trafficking Cases where arrests took place in Columbia and parties were extradited to Southern District in NY for trial.
  • Medical Malpractice – child overdosed on Lydocane.
  • Infant Lead Poisoning super-imposed over pre-existing Autism condition.
  • Mr. Murphy successfully overturned a client's 20 year kidnapping conviction on appeal.  The client was represented at trial by another attorney.  Mr. Murphy was retained to file an appeal of the conviction for 1st degree kidnapping.  The appellate division agreed with Mr. Murphy's arguments and found his client not guilty of the 1st degree charge.  Mr. Murphy also successfully represented the defendant at his resentencing and ultimately had the client's sentence reduced by 12 years.

 

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