Michael Burakoff

Law Offices of Michael P. Burakoff
1776 On The Green
67 Park Place
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-455-1567
www.burakofflaw.com


Experienced New Jersey Accident and Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawyer with Offices in Wayne, Morristown, West New York and Newton

Michael P. Burakoff has been an attorney representing accident victims in the State of New Jersey for over 30 years. His personal injury law practice is devoted to protecting the rights of accident victims and their families who have sustained catastrophic and serious injuries and related economic losses as a result of the careless and negligent conduct of others.

For more than thirty years, Michael P. Burakoff has recovered millions of dollars from Allstate, State Farm, New Jersey Manufacturers and other major insurance companies throughout the country on behalf of his injured clients and their families. If you have been injured as a result of the careless conduct of others, it is vitally important that you have a representative with the experience and knowledge that will guarantee a maximum recovery from the insurance companies who are responsible for compensating you for pain and suffering, economic losses and the inability to enjoy life as you had before the accident.

Unlike general practitioners who handle real estate, criminal and matrimonial matters, Michael P. Burakoff has devoted his practice to the representation of accident victims and their families. His knowledge and experience in the field of personal injury litigation is recognized by representatives and attorneys for the insurance companies who are responsible for providing compensation to injured clients and their families. This recognition provides both a practical and strategic advantage for the clients of Michael P. Burakoff.

The majority of the clients of Michael P. Burakoff have been referred to him by other attorneys and former clients. Choose the attorney who other attorneys refer their injured clients to.

The Law Offices of Michael P. Burakoff, P.A. serves clients throughout New Jersey, including Morristown, New Brunswick, Somerville, Paterson, Newark, Jersey City, Parsippany, Summit, Madison, Morris Plains, Dover, Morris County, Passaic County, Hudson County, and Essex County .

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
Construction Site Accidents
Products Liability / Defective Products
All Work-Related Third-Party Liability Claims
Automobile Accidents
Tractor-Trailer / Truck Accidents
Premises Liability/Slip and Fall
Head and Brain Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Bad Faith Insurance Claims
Workers' Compensation Law

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 1976
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1976
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1986
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2004
U.S. Supreme Court, 1996

Education

Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
J.D. - 1976
Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
B.A. - 1972
Honors: Dean's List

Representative Cases

In re Lead Paint Litigation, 924 A.2d 484 (Supreme Court of New Jersey 2007)
Johowern Corp. v. Affiliated Interior Designers Inc., 453 A.2d 1370 (Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division 1982)

Representative Clients

Thousands of Accident Victims Over the Past 30 Years
Co-Counsel in Mass Tort Litigation Against the Lead Paint Industry

Professional Associations and Memberships

Million Dollar Advocate Forum, Life Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum, Life Member
New Jersey Association for Justice, Member, 1996 - Present
American Association for Justice, Member, 1996 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, 1978 - Present
Morris County Bar Association, Member, 1978 - Present
Workplace Injury Litigation Group, New Jersey, Member, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2004