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Personal Injury Lawyer

Whether you were injured in New Jersey and need a Bergen County personal injury lawyer, or you’ve been arrested and need a strong criminal defense law firm, The Law Office of E. Gregory M. Cannarozzi is ready to help. Our firm handles a wide range of personal injury matters, including auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, construction accidents, and much more.

Our firm’s criminal defense practice covers all criminal charges, including DUIs, drug crimes, domestic violence defense, and expungement. Our firm also handles matters involving workers’ compensation, estate planning and probate, traffic violations, and business matters. If you need a law firm you can count on, contact The Law Office of E. Gregory M. Cannarozzi for your free consultation today.

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Our firm places a premium on client communication and confidentiality. Maintaining the relationships developed with clients and their families is our top priority. We promptly return phone calls, answer emails with immediacy, and always keep the door open to clients.

We understand the importance of maintaining a balance of professional knowledge and personalized service to provide the strongest possible representation to every client. Whatever situation you are facing, our firm is ready to listen and offer you the competent representation you deserve.

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Attorney Cannarozzi is a skillful, aggressive, and experienced trial attorney who is always thinking one step ahead for the benefit of his clients. This approach has resulted in excellent case results and outcomes over the years.

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Testimonials

Greg and his team of experts are 100 percent amazing and know what they are doing. I am proud to call Greg and Tom my personal attorneys who have my back 100 percent... If you're looking for great legal representation I highly recommend Greg and his team!

- Thomas B.

Greg and his team are very detailed, caring, and professional. They only want the very best for their clients. They took care of absolutely everything, so I didn't have to stress. My experience in court went flawlessly with Greg representing me. I would definitely keep him as my attorney, and would highly recommend him to…

- Adam H.

Great lawyer from the area who knows his stuff and was able to help me and some friends who had a neighbor who was very difficult to deal with.

- Jake Z.

I was nervous and scared about the tickets and points I was going to get from getting pulled over and Greg helped me get no points and just a fine. He is great, and shouldn’t think twice about having him take care of your case.

- Jebby L.

Greg got me out of a situation I thought I would never get out of. He got me the best possible outcome in little time. This guy is a magician and he’s the best way to go for the best price. Thanks Greg!

- Xavior R.

Amazing person and an even better attorney. Mr. Cannarozzi is your guy if you're ever in need of legal representation. He is very attentive, and ensures his clients satisfaction. Gregory is extremely knowledgable and basically guarantees the best possible outcome for any situation.

- Jordy D.

My experience was terrific. Mr. Cannarozzi and his office staff were very efficient in gathering the necessary documents in a timely manner. I was treated with great care and attention. My case ended in a successful outcome. I would definitely recommend hiring Mr. Cannarozzi and his staff to represent you in court.

- Mark C.

Greg Cannarozzi is someone you can trust. He will always be straightforward with you and let you know the pros and cons of each of your options. Included in his thoroughness is a genuine desire to make sure you are taken care of in the end. I highly recommend his representation. :)

- Nicole C.

Greg was amazing. He has been a huge help for me and my future. He is very kind and respectful. He will take his time to explain things if you do not understand. He has made me feel very comfortable through the process.

- Satomi M.

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Personal Injury

When injured by negligence, your pick of attorney is quite important. When deciding who will represent you against the insurance companies, you should consider meeting with a trial attorney with decades of court experience. Contact our firm to speak to a Bergen County personal injury lawyer today. While your case may not get to trial, it is important to show the other side that you are willing to litigate to get what you deserve. That is what we believe in and that is what we do. You can rest assured that we will fight for what you deserve and we will go to court to get it.

Criminal Defense

After an arrest, the support of a skilled Bergen County criminal defense lawyer can make all the difference. The Law Office of E. Gregory M. Cannarozzi handles the full gamut of criminal matters, including DUIs, assault, domestic violence defense, drug crimes, theft & shoplifting, and helps those who are eligible for expungement of their record. When it comes to criminal defense, your attorney should have the investigative knowledge to scrutinize the case, challenge the facts, and do what it takes to help you reach the best possible conclusion for your matter. We work hard to make that happen.

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Traffic Ticket Defense

You may think a traffic ticket is a benign inconvenience, but sometimes, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Even a speeding ticket can result in a major financial impact on your life. In some cases, a traffic ticket could even result in you losing your license. It is always best to confer with a lawyer who can assess your case and help you make educated decisions. The Law Office of E. Gregory M. Cannarozzi is ready to help. Contact us today.

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Success Stories
Rear End Collision

Plaintiff sustained multiple permanent injuries, requiring surgical intervention to both of her shoulders, neck, and back due to a rear-end collision.

Result:

The case was settled before a jury in the amount of $937,500.

Trespassing & Burglary

The defendant was accused of illegal trespass and burglary.

Result:

Conditional discharge

Slip & Fall

Plaintiff was a 74-year-old male who slipped and fell on a water accumulation in an aisle of Stop & Shop. The Plaintiff sustained a serious injury to his right shoulder.

Result:

The claim settled for $160,000.

Traffic Violations

The defendant was accused of unsafe lane change, passing on the left, and driving without insurance, facing significant fines and potential jail time.

Result:

Downgraded to unsafe operation with no points.

Sidewalk Accident

The Plaintiff was a 72-year-old female who fell on an uneven sidewalk resulting in injuries to her left wrist and right knee.

Result:

The matter was settled before trial for $70,000.

Pedestrian Accident

The plaintiff was a 66-year-old female who was struck by a vehicle as a pedestrian, resulting in serious injuries to her hip.

Result:

The matter was settled for $65,000 which included payment of all medical bills.

Traffic Violations

Defendant accused of driving without a license, driving while suspended and failure to appear.

Result:

Guilty to failure to possess driver’s license; minimum fine.

Sexual Abuse

New York Defendant was accused of criminal forcible touching and sexual abuse in the second degree felony.

Result:

ACD

Traffic Violation

New Jersey DMV hearing where a proposed suspension was ninety (90) days for persistent violator.

Result:

Suspension for thirty (30) days

Car Accident

Defendant accused of careless driving, unsafe lane change, failure to report accident, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to possess driver’s license, failure to possess registration and failure to possess insurance.

Result:

Failure to report accident and failure to produce driver’s license with minimum fines.

Car Accident

Defendant accused of careless driving, reckless driving, illegal lane change, failure to report, improper passing and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.

Result:

Guilty plea to failure to report, careless driving and unsafe operation.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding by radar, 99 in a 55.

Result:

Defendant pled guilty to driving on a portion of the highway with a minimum fine and no points.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of unsafe lane change, passing on the left, driving without insurance.

Result:

Unsafe operation no points.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of passing a school bus.

Result:

Guilty for failure to keep right with the minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding 100 mph in a 55, reckless driving, improper lane change.

Result:

On motion and oral argument the court dismissed the speeding charge, the Prosecutor dismissed the reckless driving, Defendant pled guilty to only to improper turn with a minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of careless driving.

Result:

Unsafe operation, minimum fine.

Car Accident

Defendant accused of careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident.

Result:

Pled guilty to only failure to report an accident, minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of improper passing and reckless driving both in Bayonne and Jersey City.

Result:

The matter was consolidated on motion. Defendant pled guilty only to the charge of unsafe operation and no points.

Burglary

Defendant accused of illegal trespass and burglary.

Result:

Conditional discharge

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of driving a commercial vehicle 3,800 pounds from the weight limit, emissions violations and expired registration.

Result:

Plea of guilty only to 1,000 pounds over the limit, minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding 94 in a 55 and failure to signal.

Result:

Five days suspension and plea of guilty to 14 miles over the limit only.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of reckless driving, careless driving, improper passing, avoiding a traffic sign and failure to obey instructions of police officer.

Result:

Plea of guilty only to careless driving and unsafe operation.

Abuse and Criminal Mischief

Defendant accused of abuse and criminal mischief by elbowing the drives side window.

Result:

Discharged without finding of guilt

DUI

Defendant accused of operating vehicle under influence of liquor or drugs.

Result:

Plead guilty.

Traffic Violation

Defendant was accused of use of cell phone, 5th violation.

Result:

Dismissed because state could not provide discovery.

DUI and Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of operating vehicle under influence of liquor or drugs and disregarding a stop sign.

Result:

Plead guilty for disregarding a stop sign.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of stopped/standing/parked 15 feet within a fire hydrant when such vehicle hinders access of emergency vehicle.

Result:

Plead not guilty and got reduced and amended charges.

Second-Offense DUI

Defendant accused of second violation of driving under influence of liquor and drugs.

Result:

Plead guilty and performed community service for 15 days.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of failure to keep right.

Result:

Plead guilty and paid fine of $190.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of careless driving and wrong way on one way street.

Result:

Plead guilty to unsafe operation.

Traffic Violation

Defendant was accused of improper passing (2x), careless driving, tailgating, unsafe lane change, failure to pull over.

Result:

Guilty of unsafe lane change, all other matters were dismissed.

Traffic Violation

Defendant was accused of tailgating, unsafe lane change, failure to keep right, speeding and improper passing.

Result:

Plea of guilty only to failure to keep right with minimum fees.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of careless driving and damage to turnpike property.

Result:

Plea of guilty to special light signal with minimal fine only.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of invalid CDL license, failure to obscure traffic control device and failure to keep right.

Result:

Pled guilty to invalid CDL licenses with no suspension and plea to failure to obstruct traffic cones with no points and all summonses were dismissed.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of disagreed of stop sign, careless driving, failure to obscure traffic control device, unsafe windshield, unclear plates.

Result:

Plead guilty to failure to obscure traffic control device only. The other entire summons was dismissed.

DUI

Defendant accused of DWI with .19 BAC reading, careless driving, open container of alcoholic beverage in charge, consumption of alcoholic beverage/cannabis in vehicle.

Result:

Defendant plead guilty to a first tier DWI with only a 90 day interlock. All other summonses were dismissed.

Motor Vehicle Accident

Defendant accused of allowing a suspended driver to operate a motor vehicle involved in a serious motor vehicle accident.

Result:

Dismissal of all charges against the defendant.

DUI

Defendant was arrested due to driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to breathe test, reckless driving, and indicatable offense of criminal mischief for damage to several motor vehicles.

Result:

Defect plead guilty to a first tier DWI with only a 90 day interlock period. No suspension all other summonses were dismissed.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of passing a school bus while children present.

Result:

Plead guilty to unsafe operation. No points. Minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding, failure to keep right, tailgating, careless driving and illegal lane change.

Result:

Plead guilty to in proper lane change with minimal fines.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of operation of vehicle on palisade interstate parkway exceeding speed limit by 33 mph.

Result:

Plea guilty to driving off shoulder of highway with fine of $340, no points or suspension.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of passing a school bus in Paramus.

Result:

Plea guilty of unsafe operation. No points, fine only.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of driving without license.

Result:

Plea amended to driving with expired license. Fine of $33 court fees only.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of disobeying traffic officer’s directions.

Result:

Minimum fine only, no points.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of careless driving in Paramus.

Result:

Plead guilty to unsafe operation, minimum fine, no points.

Shoplifting

Defendant accused of shoplifting in Wegmans Montvale, NJ.

Result:

Plead guilty to ordinance violation.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of driving 89 in a 55 on the PIP.

Result:

Plead guilty to driving vehicle off shoulder of the highway, fine only, no points, and no license suspension.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding 99 in a 55 in Clifton.

Result:

Plea of guilty for 14 miles over the speed limit. No license suspension and a fine of $240 of fines plus court costs.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding; 72 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Result:

Guilty plea of unsafe operation of a vehicle.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of disregarding a stop sign.

Result:

Defendant plead guilty to failing to obey a traffic control device with a minimum fine and no points.

Traffic Violation

Defendant, commercial driver, accused of speeding in excess of 25-29 mph, failure to obtain insurance, failure to have an inspection, lending registration, driving unregistered vehicle, and unclear plates.

Result:

Guilty plea to unsafe operation of a vehicle.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding in excess of 30-34mph.

Result:

Unsafe operation of a vehicle.

Theft

NJ Defendant accused of shoplifting.

Result:

Guilty plea to endangering the public, minimum fine only, no license suspension, no community service.

DUI

NJ Defendant accused of DWI, reckless driving, careless driving, failure to observe traffic lanes, and aggravated assault by auto.

Result:

Defendant plead guilty to a first tier DWI and creating a disturbance in public.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of speeding in excess of 40-44 mph, careless driving, and improper passing.

Result:

Guilty plea to speeding in excess of 15-19 mph.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of unsafe lane change and careless driving.

Result:

Guilty plea to unsafe operation of a vehicle with a minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

NY Defendant accused of speeding in Harrison, NY.

Result:

Offense negotiated down to parking on the pavement; no points and a small fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of improper passing and maintenance of lamps offense.

Result:

Failure to obey special traffic control device; no points with a minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant accused of careless driving, reckless driving, and illegal lane change who was driving an excessive rate of speed (over 100 mph).

Result:

Pled guilty to careless driving, unsafe lane change, and all of the charges were dismissed with a minimum fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant, a NY licensed driver, accused of operating a vehicle on Palisades Interstate Park, at 89 mph in a 55 mph zone, failure to keep right, and careless driving.

Result:

Plead guilty to driving on an unpaved portion of the highway; no points and a $440 fine.

Traffic Violation

Defendant was driving on Palisades Interstate Park doing 94 mph in a 55 mph speed zone. Defendant accused of speeding and careless driving.

Result:

Defendant plead guilty to driving on an unpaved portion of the roadway; no points and fine of $490.

Car Accident

The Plaintiff was a 62-year-old female restrained driver who was facing east on Orchard Street in Hillsdale at the intersection of Broadway. The intersection was controlled by a stop sign and she was the only car stopped at the sign. Subsequently, a car driven by the Defendant, attempted to make a left-hand turn from Broadway onto Orchard Street, but undercut the turn suddenly causing a head-on collision with the Plaintiff’s vehicle. As a result, the Plaintiff sustained 3 significant cervical herniations and 3 lumbar herniations. After a long period of conservative care with no meaningful pain resolution she underwent an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with instrumentation at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels. Although the client maintained a verbal threshold tort option on her automobile liability policy, the first-party claim settled for $100,000.00 from the Defendant’s policy limits and her UIM claim also settled for her maximum allowable policy limits of an additional $150,000.00. All medical liens were satisfied from her No-Fault benefits. Thus, her gross combined award was $250,000.00.

Result:

Car Accident

The Plaintiff was a 19-year-old female restrained driver who was driving Northbound on S. Washington Avenue in Fort Lee when a vehicle operated by the Defendant, that was driving Southbound on S. Washington Avenue, attempted to make a left turn onto Sylvan Avenue and struck the Plaintiff's vehicle in the intersection. The Defendant failed to yield the right of way to the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff sustained a fractured right distal radius, requiring Open Reduction Internal Fixation. The case settled for the policy limits of $100,000.00.

Result:

Truck Accident

The Plaintiff was a 31-year-old female restrained driver who was driving in the right lane on Interstate Highway 287 in East Hanover attempting to exit, when a truck, operated by the Defendant, struck the Plaintiff's vehicle on the rear of the driver's side. As a result of the impact, the Plaintiff's vehicle spun across the highway into the left lane, facing opposite to traffic, when another vehicle then hit the Plaintiff’s front bumper on the passenger side of her vehicle. Consequently, she sustained multiple cervical and lumbar disk herniations, cervical sprain and strain, thoracic sprain and strain, lumbar sprain and strain, and a liver contusion. The location of the Defendant Totrfeasor’s company could never be discovered and by motion the Superior Court Ordered impleader of Plaintiff’s Insurance Company as a direct Defendant on her UM claim. Although the client maintained a verbal threshold tort option on her automobile liability policy and only treated conservatively with no pain management, the litigation ultimately settled for $75,000.00 prior to selecting a jury.

Result:

Car Accident

The Plaintiff was a 52-year-old female restrained driver who was proceeding straight in her lane on the GWB Upper Expressway, Lane 5 when suddenly and without warning the Defendant came into her lane from the right side and violently struck the front right side of her vehicle. As a result, she sustained 4 cervical herniations, 3 lumbar herniations with bilateral TMJ. She underwent a lengthy course of treatment including extensive pain management. Plaintiff’s history was significant for a prior MVA as well as laminectomy and fusion in same lumbar area sustained in the subject accident. Thus, medical nexus as well as denegation were in issue. Although the Plaintiff maintained a verbal threshold tort option on her automobile liability policy, the case settled for $200,000.00 prior to a jury trial.

Result:

Bicycle Accident

The Plaintiff was a 47-year-old female who was riding her bicycle approaching the stop sign for the entrance to the Closter Plaza when suddenly and without warning she was struck by a vehicle who failed to yield the right of way, causing the Plaintiff to be ejected from her bicycle. As a result, the Plaintiff sustained multiple personal injuries including a nondisplaced transverse fracture of the right medial malleolus. Result: $62,000.00 settlement with all medical bills paid.

Result:

Vehicular Assault

The Plaintiff was a 54-year-old male who was at his residence when the Defendant came by his house demanding access claiming that Plaintiff owed him money. After a brief altercation, the Defendant left the Plaintiff’s residence. However, after Defendant entered his vehicle he started backing out of the Plaintiff’s driveway. Plaintiff followed him to verify Defendant’s departure but Defendant then drove forward and intentionally struck him with his vehicle. The impact caused the Plaintiff to fall into a snow bank, and then Defendant ran him over with his vehicle causing injuries to Plaintiff’s right hand, leg and foot. As a further result, the Plaintiff sustained multiple cervical, thoracic, and lumbar bulges/injuries. He also sustained a closed Avulsion Fracture of 5th Metatarsal Bone of Right Foot along with Severely Torn Ligaments and Tendons of Foot/Ankle, Thoracic and Cervical Spondylosis with Radiculopathy, and Permanent Injury to the right C5 nerve root region with evidence of bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. The first party claim (policy limits) settled for $15,000.00, and his UIM claim settled for $30,000.00.

Result:

Uber Accident

The Plaintiff was a 55-year-old female who was a restrained passenger in an Uber vehicle. While the Uber proceeded South on S Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey, the Defendant who was parked on the West side of S Van Brunt Street attempted to drive into the southbound lane of traffic and as a result crashed into the passenger side of the vehicle causing multiple injuries to the Plaintiff. As a result she several sustained cervical, thoracic, and lumbar sprains. She sustained segmental and somatic dysfunction, intervertebral disc disorders with radiculopathy, dental trauma, bilateral temporomandibular joint disorder, and multiple disc herniations. This case settled for $75,000.00.

Result:

Supermarket Accident

The Plaintiff was a 65-year-old female who was shopping at the Shop Rite supermarket in Paramus, New Jersey. She slipped and fell on a wet floor and sustained injuries to her neck, left shoulder, right elbow and lower back. She was taken to a local urgent care center via ambulance. As a result, she sustained a cervical spine strain, left shoulder partial tear of the distal subscapularis tendon, and underwent right elbow repair of a ruptured extensor tendon right elbow Despite questionable issues as to Defendant’s liability and duty of care to the Plaintiff including notice of any pre-existing dangerous condition on Defendant’s premises, the case settled for $75,000.00 prior to selecting a jury.

Result:

Car Accident

The Plaintiff was a 51-year-old female who was driving at the intersection of Continental Avenue and Independence Road in River Edge, New Jersey. The Plaintiff came to a complete stop at the controlling traffic light when a Dodge Ram, operated by the Defendant struck the rear of the Plaintiff's vehicle. The Defendant claimed that he was attempting to stop but was unable to due to so completely due to a partially cleared snowy roadway. As a result, Plaintiff sustained multiple injuries including a partial tear of her distal subscapularis tendon, bilateral C-6 radiculopathies, cervical herniations at C2-3, C3-4, C4-5, C6-7, a bulge at C5-6, left shoulder sprain and strain, lumbar sprain and strain. After conservative treatment with no pain management, Plaintiff underwent a left shoulder arthroscopy with debridement of the rotator cuff and labrum, chondroplasty of the glenoid, arthroscopic biceps tenodesis, subacromial decompression and distal clavicle excision. This case settled for $75,000.00 prior to selecting a jury.

Result:

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