Jeffrey A. SegalPartner Tel: 856-354-8074 Fax: 856-354-8075 Send an Email
Jeff devotes his practice to the defense of commercial transportation companies and drivers after accidents resulting in alleged bodily injury and/or property damage. To that end, Jeff is on call at all times to provide immediate response to accidents. Jeff also assists commercial transportation companies after voluntary or involuntary tows which result in unjustified invoices and/or improper retention of equipment and/or cargo.
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Western District of New York
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
New York Law School, New York, New York
J.D. - 1994
B.S. - 1991
Jeff is the author of the TIDA NJ Law Summary.
Jeff has authored numerous articles on commercial transportation topics.
Jeff has spoken on numerous commercial transportation topics.
- Successful 1 week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY wherein a 10 person jury unanimously rendered a “no cause” as to liability in a case involving a police report which found the accident to be the fault of both drivers and plaintiff alleged injuries/damages including, but not limited to, cervical fusion, continuing neck and back complaints and limitations which resulted in a prescription drug addiction which led to the loss of custody of her child and inability to work in any capacity.
- Successful 1 week damages only trial in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey wherein a 8 person jury unanimously rendered a $25,000 award to a plaintiff who alleged injuries, including, but not limited to, fusion surgery, from an accident for which defendants admitted liability. As the verdict was less then defendants’ offer of judgment, the court awarded defendants trial costs and attorneys’ fees resulting in a set off against the jury award and judgment rendered against plaintiff.
- Successful summary judgment motion as to liability in a multi vehicle accident .
- Successful summary judgment motion as to liability in a low hanging wire case resulting in property damage to the wire and pole owner.
Honors and Awards
Jeff has been selected for inclusion on the NJ Super Lawyers list for commercial transportation defense in 2015 and 2016.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
The NJ and NY Motor Truck Associations
The Transportation Layers Association (TLA)
The Defense Research Institute, Commercial Transportation Group (DRI)