John M. Vlasac, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Metuchen, NJ

Vlasac & Shmaruk
 | 467 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone: 732-494-3600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney John M. Vlasac, Jr., is a founding partner and head of civil litigation at Vlasac & Shmaruk, LLC, in Metuchen, New Jersey. Mr. Vlasac practices personal injury law and represents clients in Metuchen, Trenton and the surrounding areas, handling cases involving auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall accidents, workplace accidents and more.

Mr. Vlasac holds a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and earned his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law. During law school, he was a member of the school’s Moot Court Honor Society and received a dean’s award for service to the university and outstanding legal scholarship. Along with his university education, he is certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Mr. Vlasac is admitted to practice in all New Jersey state courts and the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Because of his dedication to the profession, Mr. Vlasac has received recognition, including being named in the New Jersey Law Journal’s Personal Injury Award Hall of Fame. He and his firm have also received accolades for being involved in some of New Jersey’s most significant personal injury cases. In such cases, Mr. Vlasac has litigated and settled various matters, attaining millions of dollars’ worth of awards for his clients.

Mr. Vlasac is a member of several professional organizations, including the Middlesex County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey Association for Justice. He is also active in his local community and served on the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - Products: Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About John Vlasac, Jr.

Admitted: 2000, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.vslaws.com/attorney-profiles/

Honors and Awards:

  • Service to Quinnipiac University Award, 2000
  • Outstanding Legal Scholarship Award, 2000
  • Member, Moot Court Honor Society
  • Arthur R. Mugel Outstanding Brief Award
  • National Moot Court Honor Society- Executive Board Director

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital- Hamilton: Young Professional Group-Vice Chairman, 2009
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • U.S. Federal District Court
  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • University Medical Center at Princeton: Auxiliary Member
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital- Hamilton: Foundation Board Member

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $700,000 - SETTLEMENT - Personal Injury, 2017
  • $917,000 - SETTLEMENT - Personal Injury  , 2017
  • $175,000 - SETTLEMENT - UM/UIM , 2017
  • $200,000 - SETTLEMENT - Medical Malpractice, 2016
  • $100,000 - SETTLEMENT - Motor Vehicle Accident, 2016
  • $800,000-SETTLEMENT-Motor Vehicle Accident, 2014
  • $550,000- SETTLEMENT- Negligent Security, 2014
  • $3,600,000-SETTLEMENT-Motor Vehicle Accident, 2013
  • $995,000-SETTLEMENT-Motor Vehicle Accident, 2013
  • $925,000-SETTLEMENT-Slip and Fall, 2012
  • $1,500,000-SETTLEMENT-Escalator Injury, 2011
  • $925,000-VERDICT-Motor Vehicle Accident, 2011
  • $6,950,000-SETTLEMENT-Pedestrian struck by bus at gas station, 2010
  • $1,200,000-SETTLEMENT-Workplace Fall, 2010
  • $1,000,000-VERDICT-Failure to diagnose breast cancer, 2010
  • $4,600,000-SETTLEMENT-Motor Vehicle Accident, 2013
  • $750,000-SETTLEMENT- Motor Vehicle Accident, 2013
  • $625,000-SETTLEMENT- Product Liability, 2013
  • $650,000-SETTLEMENT-Death of Infant due to hospital negligence, 2008
  • $275,000-SETTLEMENT-Slip and fall at a restaurant
  • $275,000-SETTLEMENT-Automobile accident
  • $234,000-SETTLEMENT-Pedestrian struck by vehicle at intersection
  • $225,000-SETTLEMENT-Automobile Accident at intersection
  • $225,000-SETTLEMENT-Minor struck by a vehicle
  • $215,000-SETTLEMENT-Dog Bite  
  • $215,000-SETTLEMENT-Rear end collision
  • $200,000-SETTLEMENT-Slip and fall, 2012
  • $200,000-SETTLEMENT-Product Liability-Burn case
  • $200,000-SETTLEMENT-Workplace Accident-Slip and fall, 2013
  • $100,000-SETTLEMENT- Motor Vehicle Accident, 2013
  • $100,000-SETTLEMENT- Motor Vehicle Accident, 2013

Representative Clients:

  • Litigation Counsel to Township of Sayreville, NJ

Educational Background:

  • West Virginia University, B.S in Finance, Member, Sigma Chi Fraternity, 1997
Office Location for John M. Vlasac, Jr.

467 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen, NJ 08840

Phone: 732-494-3600

 

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Last Updated: 6/7/2017

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