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Cambs, Peter J. - Senior Litigation Counsel

Peter J. Cambs, Wrongful Death Claims, Defective Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical Liability Attorney

Cambs, Peter J. - Senior Litigation Counsel

Peter J. Cambs

Born Bronx, New York. Admitted to the bar: 1984, New York, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York; 2010, Florida State Courts; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. New York SuperLawyers ® in 2008, 2009, 2010; Martindale-Hubbell rating of “AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5”.


State University of New York at Oswego (B.S., 1979); Pace University School of Law (J.D., 1983).

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association for Justice


  • Lead Counsel, Ulit4less, Inc. v. FedEx Corp., et al., a RICO Class Action, 11-CV-1713, pending in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Co-Lead Counsel, In Re Long Island Power Authority Hurricane Sandy Litigation, No. 601434/2013
  • Plaintiff's Steering Committee, Ford Navistar Diesel Engine Products Liability Litigation Multi-District Litigation No. 2223
  • Law & Briefing, Damages and Client Relations Committees for Apple I Phone 3G and 3GS Marketing and Sales Practices Multi-District Litigation No.: 2116
  • Law & Pleading and Discovery Committees for Light Tobacco Marketing Litigation Sales Practices Multi-District Litigation No. 2068
  • Trial Team Member for Chinese Manufactured Drywall Product Liability Multi-District Litigation No. 2047

Author & Lecturer:

  • Hydro-Fracking Litigation, (Pace University, 2010)
  • Alien Tort Claims Torture Act & Victims Protection Act (Pace University, 2010)
  • Environmental Impact of Gas Fracking (Fordham University Law School, 2011)
  • Jury Selection Techniques
  • Deposition Strategies and Discovery
  • Investigating Truck Accidents and Accident Reconstruction
  • Current Developments in Labor Law 241(6) Litigation
  • Liability of Component Part manufacturers: At What Stage Do Component Parts Become Finished Products?
  • Cross Examining the Accident Reconstruction Expert.

Reported Cases:

  • Moriarity v Wallace, 61 AD 3d 1088
  • Johnson v Panera Bread, 59 AD 3d 1118
  • 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 v Federal Express, 16 Ad 3d 1106
  • Excellus v Smyth, 784 NY 2d 284
  • Lakeshore v General Electric, 307 Ad 2d 781
  • Kolz v Rand, 2298 A.D. 2d 982
  • Gallagher v TDS Telecom, 294 A.D. 2d 860
  • Cumis v Tooke, 293 AD 2d 794
  • Orzel v Livesly, 292 Ad 2d 880
  • Husted v 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
  • Shue v Red Creek School, 266 Ad 2d 899
  • Cook v Parish Oil 239 AD 2d 956
  • Tanner v Onondaga, 225 Ad 2d 1074
  • Koperda v Whitetown, 224 AD 2d 946
  • Niles v Shu Roofing 219 Ad 2d 782
  • Musserlli v Niagara Machine, 214 AD 2d 856
  • Cole v Syracuse Community Health Center, 209 AD 2d 1005
  • Baker v Micro-Switch, a div. of Honeywell, 197 Ad2d 933
  • LaFrance v State, 147 AD 2d 985
  • Bradt v Hamel, 144 Ad 2d 921

Professional Experience:

Former Assistant District Attorney, Bronx, New York; Prior to joining Parker Waichman, Mr. Cambs spent over 25 years representing litigants in cases involving claims of medical malpractice, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, labor and construction site injuries, fire and explosion accidents, pharmaceutical liability, etc. He has tried in excess of 125 cases to verdict.

Practice Areas:

  • Mass Torts
  • Toxic Torts
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical Liability
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
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Parker Waichman LLP Attorney Appointed to Leadership Role in Ford Navistar Diesel Engine Litigation

May 27, 2011 | Parker Waichman LLP
Peter Cambs, an attorney with the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP, has been named to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) in the litigation surrounding certain Ford Navistar diesel engines (In re: Navistar Diesel Engine Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2223).  The Ford Navistar PSC will coordinate the litigation and work together to represent all plaintiffs. The litigation involves Ford 6.0 L diesel engines made by Navistar that were installed in certain models of Ford...

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