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Samuel L. Davis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Teaneck, NJ

Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
375 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-897-3951
Fax: 201-692-0444
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish

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Attorney Profile

Samuel L. Davis is a personal injury attorney with over 40 years of legal experience. He is an original founding partner of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., in Teaneck, New Jersey. He represents clients in Teaneck, Hackensack, Paramus, Paterson and Wayne, as well as Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic and Union counties. 

Mr. Davis is dedicated to helping the injured and their families in cases involving issues such as catastrophic injury, motor vehicle accidents, animal bites, brain injury, construction accidents, dramshop laws, slip-and-fall accidents, toxic mold and trucking accidents. He teaches on the legal aspects of medical malpractice to students at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Davis has tried and settled many complex cases and argued before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court and the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Committed to professional education, he has lectured at seminars and events for various organizations. 

A graduate of Tufts University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree, Mr. Davis went on to receive his law degree from Rutgers Law School Camden. Prior to founding Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., he gained legal experience by clerking for a judge and a magistrate. 

Outside of the office, Mr. Davis is highly involved in his legal community. He is a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice and belongs to the association’s Vioxx Science Committee. He is also a sustaining member of the American Association for Justice, serving as chairman of the Medical Device and Products Liability Sections.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical

Selections

18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

Articles about Samuel L. Davis appearing in Super Lawyers

About Samuel L. Davis

First Admitted: 1977, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.dsslaw.com/our-firm/attorneys/samuel-davis/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of American (ATLA) Medical Device Product Liability Section, Chair
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Vioxx Science Committee
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Chairman, MDA Mass Tort Propulsid Science Committee
  • American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • American Association for Justice, Medical Device Product Liability Section, Chairman
  • New Jersey State Senate, 1993, Chair, Commerce Committee on Automobile Legislation
  • New Jersey Bar
  • The Federal Bar
  • The District of Columbia Bar

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Down and Dirty Video Depositions: Use of iPads and iPhones, New Jersey Association for Justice, November 2013
  • Co-Chair, Trial Advocacy, New Jersey Association for Justice, November 2013
  • Lecturer, Mass Tort: Products Liability, Metal on Metal Hips, New Jersey Association for Justice, November 2013
  • A Practical Guide to Video Conferencing, Trial Magazine, March, 2000
  • Lecturer, Mass Torts, Mealey’s Vioxx Conference, New Orleans, 2005 – Present
  • Lecturer, Mass Torts, Vioxx Litigation National Conference, Las Vegas, 2005 – Present
  • Nations Medical Institutions, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Speaker, Hot Tips in Tort Law, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Medical Legal Issues, Hackensack University Medical Center

Special Licenses/Certifications

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

Educational Background

  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, B.A. in Anthropology, 1973

Honors/Awards

  • For philanthropic work in Haiti, Israel, Brazil, India and the Dominican Republic for work with pediatric burn survivors, The Clarence Darrow Award, National Trial Lawyers /Mass Torts Made Perfect, 2011
  • Rescuing children following the earthquake in Haiti and providing resources including burn camps to children internationally, Humanitarian of the Year, Rotary club of N.J., 2016

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $9,500,000.00 (joint) Jury Verdict, Bergen County, for two sisters severely injured in a boating collision near the Manasquan Inlet that also resulted in the death of their friend, 2016
  • $15,000,000.00 Settlement obtained from Macy's on behalf of 12 yr. old girl who sustained catastrophic injury and maiming of her foot caught in Macy's escalator at Garden State Plaza, Paramus, N.J., 2015
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Office Location for Samuel L. Davis

375 Cedar Lane
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Phone: 201-897-3951

Fax: 201-692-0444

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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