Roy D. Curnow

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Spring Lake, New Jersey

Law Office of Roy D. Curnow
Roy D. Curnow
Law Office of Roy D. Curnow

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury, Workers' compensation; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 1978

Education: Western New England University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

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Law Office of Roy D. Curnow

900 Highway 71
Suite 3
Spring Lake, NJ 07762 Visit website


Attorney Roy D. Curnow is the founder and owner of Curnow Law Office in Spring Lake, New Jersey. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 42 years of experience, Mr. Curnow provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Personal injury

·       Workers' compensation

·       Social Security Disability

Over the past 35 years of exclusively representing injured clients, Mr. Curnow has handled more than 175 personal injury trials, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for those he has served. Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney since 1995, he provides invaluable advocacy for his clients at all turns. He has gained a reputation for his compassion and integrity along with his unwavering dedication to helping his clients obtain the maximum amount of compensation they deserve.

Among his most recent successes, Mr. Curnow secured a verdict of more than $1.9 million for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle as well as an award of more than $1.1 million for the victim of a car accident. He has also obtained many other substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients, and he has earned a membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum as the result of his success.

A graduate of Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania, Mr. Curnow began his legal career in 1978 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from Western New England University School of Law and his license to practice from the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is an active member of several local, state and national legal organizations.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Workers' compensation: claimant, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Informed consent, Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices

  • 20% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 10% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1978, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

  • , Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • , Selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list: 2009 – 2021
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1995
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New Jersey, 1978
  • Monmouth/Ocean County Bar Association; New Jersey Bar Assn member; New Jersey Association For Justice; Million Dollar Advocate Forum Member; National Top 100 Trial Lawyers Association; American Association For Justice Political Action Committee 2022; published article for NJAJ entitled from Scoreboard to Stewardship. Published 2 articles in Commentary of NJLJ, lates Let's Re-Adopt the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 2022. Presented a ethics webinar for NJAJ 2021 Boardwalk seminar series with the intention of refocusing attorneys from the mistaken "what about me on the Scoreboard" to the stewardship of our highest ideals/principles., 2022
Educational Background:
  • Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1974
  • His recent successes include: $1.9 million verdict on behalf of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle;  $1.1 million in compensation awarded to a client in an automobile accident; $725,000 medical malpractice settlement involving misdiagnosis of internal injuries; $600,000 medical malpractice settlement involving failure to diagnose infection; $650,000 gross verdict against public utility for causing fall down w/ spinal surgery (verdict was upheld on appeal establishing when and if expert testimony is required vis a vis claims against public utilities) ; $975,000 wrongful death from defective electrical wiring/house fire; $825,000 settlement construction site accident; $232,000 verdict with offer of judgment for verbal threshold/chiropractic treatment only; and, $675,000 settlement car crash after verdict on liability: $125,000. settlement in a novel case against underage drunken trespasser who plaintiff attempted to restrain and sustained injury in the process, 2019
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education approved of a webinar concept entitled "From Scoreboard to Stewardship", a course for attorneys to refocus from the "winning isn't everything it is the only thing" mistaken perspective to a perspective grounded in the highest ideals of our profession including civility, decency and kindness with the underlying premise that attorney happiness is a function of our individual stewardship of what it means to be a responsible citizen-lawyer. I continue working with ICLE to get the course up and running as we have been delayed by Covid-019 but the concept has been approved, 2020

Office location for Roy D. Curnow

900 Highway 71
Suite 3
Spring Lake, NJ 07762

Phone: 732-655-6299


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2023

Certificates and credentials

New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

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