“Jack” is an experienced trial lawyer with a focus on efficiency, excellence and client-responsiveness.

Jack’s practice centers on the trials of professional liability cases involving medical professionals, financial advisors and brokers/dealers. He also defends and prosecutes matters on behalf of insurance companies involving fraud in the insurance coverage, securities and life insurance fields. Jack  represents local governmental entities in federal civil rights litigation.  Jack advises clients on employment related disputes.  He also handles larger exposure casualty matters. He has tried over 100 cases to verdict, and appears often in commercial and securities proceedings pending in the American Arbitration Association and National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) dispute forums.  Jack is the Responsible Attorney for the New Jersey office.

“Jack” is proud to be a member of GGM for the past 25 years and counting.

John P. Shusted

Education

Boston College
B.A., magna cum laude, 1981

Boston College Law School
J.D., 1985

Court Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member

Honors & Awards

AV Peer Review Rating by Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell
Elected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2012-2020)

Defendant's Verdict - Medical Malpractice

Alleged delay in diagnosis of bladder cancer - Wrongful death of 58-year old stockbroker (Montgomery County)

Defendant's Verdict - Medical Malpractice

Alleged failure to diagnose DVT - Compartment syndrome - Permanent disability from employment claimed - (Philadelphia County)

Defendant's Verdict - Medical Malpractice

Alleged failure to diagnose and treat Superscalpular Neuropathy - Permanent disability claimed - (Federal, Philadelphia)

Defendant’s Verdict - Medical Malpra

Severing of laryngeal nerve during thyroid surgery resulting in loss of voice.  (Philadelphia County)

Defendant’s Verdict - Medical Malpractice

Wrongful death – perforation of bowel after polyp removal during a colonoscopy resulting in coma and then death.  (Montgomery County)

Defendant’s Verdict - Construction Defect

Fractured radius and permanent disability sustained during mall construction.  (Atlantic County)

Defendant’s Verdict - §1983 Civil Rights claim

Alleged use of excessive police force - herniated cervical discs.   (Federal, Philadelphia)

Defendant’s Verdict - Medical Malpractice

Alleged negligent post-operative care after plastic surgery – infection – disfigurement and multiple reconstructive breast surgeries required.  (Chester County)

Defendant’s Verdict - ATV rollover

Comminuted bilateral leg fractures with surgery.  (Philadelphia County)

Defendant’s Verdict - Multiple vehicle collision

Multiple cervical disc herniations.  (Philadelphia County)

Defendant's Verdict - Medical Malpractice

Alleged negligent post-operative care- Failure to timely treat post-operative infection - Osteomyelitis - loss of patella.  (Philadelphia County)
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