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Robert J McGuirl

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Litigation, Health Care, Defective and Dangerous Products

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Robert J. McGuirl is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney who specializes in products liability and medical device litigation.  Bob is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and has been admitted pro hac vice in other jurisdictions on a case by case basis.  For more information on Bob’s training  and experience, please contact the firm to request a biography sheet and additional information.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
  3. Health Care: 25%

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Robert J. McGuirl

295 Spring Valley Road
Park Ridge, NJ, 07656

295 Spring Valley Rd
Park Ridge, NJ, 076561017

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198103/14/2015
NYCurrently registered 197803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyer2015
Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Lawyer(201) Magazine2013
NY Area Top Rated LawyerALM Legal Leaders2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Business Edition2013
Top Rated in Commercial LitigationAmerican Lawyer Media2013
Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2013
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Business Edition2012
Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Top Lawyer(201) Magazine2012
Super Lawyers Business EditionSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers magazine2011
Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers magazine2010
Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers magazine2009
Top 100New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationVice Chair Health Law Section2014 - Present
Board of Directors Health and Hospital Law SectionBoard Member2013 - Present
Bergen County Bar Association, Products Liability CommitteeChairman1994 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Products Liability and Toxic Torts SectionGeneral Council Delegate1994 - 2000
New Jersey State Bar Association, Products Liability and Toxic Torts SectionBoard of Directors1994 - 2000
American Bar Association, Self-Insurers and Risk Managers CommitteeMember1990 - 1990
Defense Research Institute, Products Liability CommitteeMember1988 - Present
American Bar Association, Professional Officer's and Director's Liability CommitteeVice-Chairman1987 - 1989
American Bar Association, Products, General Liability and Consumer Law SectionMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar Association, Health & Hospital Law CommitteeMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Health and Hospital Law SectionMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar Association, Products Liability and Toxic Torts SectionChairmanN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
EndoEconomicsIs ASC Litigation on the Rise?2013
Bergen BarristerProduct Liability Cases of Interest from 2007 & 20082009
Bergen BarristerLaidlow and the Intentional Tort Theory Against the Employer2005
The New Jersey LawyerWorkers Comp Exclusion Weakening2004
Bergen BarristerDeveloping and Using Demonstrative Evidence at Trial2001
New Jersey LawyerBest Practice Rules: Case Management Key for Products Litigation2000
New Jersey State Bar Association section newsletterExploring the Post-Sale Duty to Warn1996
New Jersey Law JournalThe Evolving Post-Sale Duty to Warn1995
Spray TechnologyPost Sale Duty to Warn1995
New Jersey LawyerJudging Whether FIFRA Pre-emption Applies1995
Spray Technology and MarketingA Products Liability Primer1995
The Bergen BarristerProducts Liability 19941995
Spray Technology and MarketingFIFRA Technology and Marketing1995
Spray Technology and MarketingSuccessor Entity Product Liability1995
New Jersey State Bar Association Products Liability and Toxic Tort NewsletterProducts Liability Law Update1994
The Bergen BarristerProducts Liability 19931994
The Bergen BarristerProducts Liability 19921993
New Jersey LawyerFollowing the Trail: Successor Entity Product Liability1993

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
College of the Holy CrossN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1974

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2014 NJICLE Tort Law ConferenceProduct Liability Cases of Interest from 2013 & 20142014
2014 Health Law SymposiumLogic v. Perception2014
NJICLE Products Liability UpdatePractical Solutions to Common Problems in Handling Product Liability Cases2013
Key Issues in Health Care LitigationHealth Care Litigation2013
Health Law SymposiumEthical Issues in Litigation2013
2012 NJICLE Tort Law ConferenceProduct Liability Cases of Interest from 2011 & 20122012
2012 Health Law SymposiumLitigating Health Care Matters2012
2010 NJICLE Tort Law ConferenceProduct Liability Cases of Interest from 20102010
American Association of Tissue Banks Annual MeetingIssues Regarding Reproductive Tissue2009
2009 NJICLE Tort Law ConferenceProducts / Pharmaceutical Liability2009
13th Annual AATB Spring MeetingUAGA Impact and Controversies2009
NJICLE Tort Law ConferenceProducts Liability: Review of Recent Cases2008
New Jersey State Bar AssociationTop 10 Practical Tips for Products Liability Litigators2008
American Association of Tissue Banks Annual MeetingFirst Person Consent: Law and Practice2008
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationFrom Inception through Trial2007
NJ ICLE/ New Jersey State Bar AssociationA Road Map to Medication or Trial2006
Bergen County Rape Crisis CenterCivil Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault and Child Sexual Abuse: A Primer for New Jersey Service Providers2006
Seton Hall Law SchoolDefending the Products Liability Case2005
New Jersey Institute for Continuing EducationProducts Liability from A-Z2005
National Crime Victims Bar AssociationCivil Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault and Child Sexual Abuse: A Primer for New Jersey Service Providers2005
Bergen County Bar AssociationHandling a Products Liability Case: Nuts and Bolts2005
New Jersey Institiute for Continuting Legal EducationBogus Drugs and Medical Devices2004
National Crime Victims Bar AssociationCivil Justice for Victims of Crime2004
Seton Hall Law SchoolDeposition Demonstration2002
Sussex County Bar AssociationDeveloping and Using Demonstrative Evidence at Trial2001
Seton Hall Law SchoolDeposition Demonstration2001
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationA Dialogue on Products Liability Practice2001
New Jersey Defense AssociationHandling a Products Liability Case: Nuts and Bolts2001
Hispanic Bar AssociationDeveloping and Using Demonstrative Evidence at Trial2001
Bergen County Bar AssociationDeveloping and Using Demonstrative Evidence at Trial2001
Seton Hall Law SchoolProducts Liability2000
Hundterdon County Bar AssociationHandling a Products Liability Case: Nuts and Bolts2000
Black Woman Lawyers AssociationHighlights of Best Practices2000
Bergen County Bar AssociationHandling a Product Liability Case: Nuts and Bolts2000
Bergen County Bar AssociationA Difficult Case Brainstorming Session2000
Bergen County Bar AssociationIdentifying and Evaluating Third Party Claims in a Workplace Setting1999
Bergen County Bar AssociationHandling a Product Liability Case: Nuts and Bolts1998
New Jersey State Bar Annual MeetingThe Mass Tort Players Present Light Heart Learning: The Birth, Childhood, and Adolenscence of a Mass Tort1996
Bergen County Bar AssociationHandling the Aviation Crash Case1996
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationProducts Liability: The Duty to Warn,"1995
Bergen County Bar AssociationHandling a Medical Device Case1995
Bergen County Bar AssociationProducts Liability Post Sale Duty to Warn1994
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationProducts Liability: Reason or Ruin1993
Bergen County Bar AssocationDoes your case have a products liability issue?1993
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal EducationRainmaking in a Drought: Buisness Development in the 90's1992