Peter J. Cambs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Naples, FL

Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross, PLLC
 | 6609 Willow Park Drive, Suite 201
Naples, FL 34109-4420
Phone: 833-699-0812
Fax: 239-260-7677
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Peter J. Cambs is partner at Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross, PLLC. He represents clients in Naples, Florida, and all the surrounding areas in matters of medical malpractice, personal injury, class action and mass torts. During his career, he has taken over 125 cases to trial and all the way to verdict. He has over three decades of experience working with international and national companies such as General Electric, Westinghouse, Federal Express, John Deere, Panera Bread and TDS Telecom.

    With a Bachelor of Science earned in 1979 from State University of New York at Oswego, Mr. Cambs then turned to fulfilling his true passion by entering law school. He graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1983 from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. Currently, he is admitted to practice in both Florida and New York.

    Mr. Cambs is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He has also been known to handle cases of consumer fraud and catastrophic personal injury.

    For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Cambs speaks and writes for organizations such as the New York State Bar Association and Fordham Law School.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Class Actions, Toxic Torts, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other


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    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2011

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    About Peter Cambs

    Admitted: 1984, Florida

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    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of New York
    • United States District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of FloridaNew York Bar, 1984
    • The Florida Bar, 2010

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Rotary ClubHabitat for Humanity

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Wrongful Death Damages Arising From Medical Malpractice (NYSTLA 2014, Vol. 1)Economic & Environmental Impacts of Gas Fracking (Fordham Law School, 2013)Recent Developments in Hydro-Fracking Litigation (Pace University Law, 2013)Litigating Under the Alien Tort Claims Act & Torture Victims Protection Act (2012)Litigation & Deposition Strategies and Discovery (NYSBA-2009)Jury Selection Techniques (NYSBA-2008)Investigating Truck Accidents and Accident Reconstruction (NYSBA-2008)The Serious Injury Threshold in Automobile Accident Litigation (NYSBA-2008)Liability of Component Part Manufacturers—At What Stage Do Component Parts Become Finished Products? (NYBSA Journal-2007)
    • O’ Connor v Syracuse University, 66 A.D.3d 1187,Moriarity v Wallace, 61 AD 3d 1088,Johnson v Panera Bread, 59 AD 3d 111,Zamito v Patrick Pontiac, Inc., WL 3930502 (WDNY), Federal Ins. Co. v U.S. Distributing Inc., WL 3726139, Diaz v Syracuse University, 41 AD 3d 1302, Perkow v Frank Winnie, 36 AD 3d 1189. Millard v Alliance Laundry Systems, 32 AD 3d 1293, Beaumont vs Federal Express, 16 Ad 3d 1106, Lakeshore v General Electric, 307 Ad 2d 781, Excellus vs Smyth, 784 NY 2d 284, Gallagher v TDS Telecom, 294 A.D. 2d 860, Cumis v Tooke, 293 AD 2d 794, Orzel v Livesly, 292 Ad 2d 880, Husted vs Vermelyea, 291 AD 2d 825, Middelton v Kenney, 286 AD 2d 957, Cummins v Central Tractor, 281 AD 2d 792, Mamorella v Derkash, 276 Ad 2d 152, Cook v Parish Oil 239 AD 2d 956, Shue v Red Creek School, 266 Ad 2d 899, Tanner v Onondaga, 225 Ad 2d 1074, Koperda v Whitetown, 224 AD 2d 946, Cole v Syracuse Community Health center, 209 AD 2d 1005, Musserlli v Niagara Machine, 214 AD 2d 856, Niles v Shu Roofing 219 Ad 2d 782, Baker vs Micro-Switch, a div. of Honeywell, 197 Ad2d 933, LaFrance v State, 147 AD 2d 985, Bradt v Hamel, 144 Ad 2d 921, Welch v Dura-Wound, 894 F. Supp 76. (NDNY)

    Representative Clients:

    • Lead Trial Counsel in first Bellwether Trial: Risperdal and Invega Product Liability Cases, JCCP 4775. Essure Product Liability Cases, JCCP 4887, In Re Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2657.Lead Counsel, Bolton v Koppers Inc., United States District Court, Northern District of Florida.Lead Counsel, U1it4less, Inc. v. FedEx Corp., et al., a RICO Class Action, 11-cv-1713, United States District Court, Southern District of New York.Co-Lead Counsel, In Re Long Island Power Authority Hurricane Litigation. Plaintiff Steering Committee.In re: Ford Navistar Diesel Engine Products Liability Litigation, MDL No.2223.Trial Team Member: In Re Chinese Manufactured Drywall Product Liability Litigation, MDL-2047.Law & Briefing, Damages and Client Relations Committees for In Re Apple IPhone 3G and 3GS Marketing and Sales Practices, MDL-2116.Law & Pleading, and Discovery Committees for In re: Light Tobacco Marketing Litigation Sales Practices Litigation, MDL-2068In Re: AT & T Mobility Wireless Data Services Sales Tax Litigation, MDL-2147.In Re: Verizon Wireless Data Charges Litigation, MDL-2141.In Re: Toyota Motor Corp., Unintended Acceleration Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, MDL-2151.In Re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010, MDL-2179.

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV PreeminentSuperLawyers, 2008, 2009, 2010
    • SuperLawyers, 2008, 2009, 2010

    Educational Background:

    • State University of New York at Oswego, B.S., 1979
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    6609 Willow Park Drive
    Suite 201
    Naples, FL 34109-4420

    Phone: 833-699-0812

    Fax: 239-260-7677

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