Beth G. Baldinger
Beth Baldinger is a highly respected trial lawyer with Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC specializing in representing victims suffering catastrophic injuries and substantial losses due to the fault of others. Nationally recognized in the field of crime victims’ rights for 25 years, Ms. Baldinger has championed the rights of children injured in state foster care and daycare settings; survivors of sexual assaults and domestic violence; estates of those lost to homicides; citizen’s whose civil rights were violated by police misconduct; and those injured due to inadequate security. In both state and federal courts Ms. Baldinger has pressed forward with cutting-edge claims and novel issues in individual cases, class actions, mass tort matters and multi district litigation. She has a proven track record in cases of child abuse, medical, legal and professional malpractice, products liability, health care and health insurance rights, traumatic brain injuries, sports injuries and wrongful death claims against government entities, multi-national corporations, individuals as well as non-profit entities.
In 2022, Ms. Baldinger won a $10 million settlement in the Xavier Ingram police brutality case. This the largest police brutality settlement in New Jersey history, and one of the largest in the nation’s history.
In 2023, Ms. Baldinger was named the New Jersey Law Journal’s Attorney of the Year for her many successes.
Beth Baldinger has been selected in New Jersey multipe times to Super Lawyers list and is listed in the Best Lawyers in America. Ms. Baldinger has also been selected to the 500 leading plaintiff consumer lawyers in the country as listed by Lawdragon. Her cases have been publicized in the national and local media. She lectures nationally on victims’ rights and has volunteered for national and local organizations.
Beth G. Baldinger:
Born Queens, New York, July 2, 1959; admitted to bar, 1986, New Jersey, New York, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, U.S. District Court, Southern District, New York, U.S. Supreme Court.
State University of New York at Albany (B.A. Public Affairs, Energy and Environmental Sciences, 1980); University of Miami (J.D., 1985); Inter-American Law Review; Judicial Intern Award, Florida Bar Association; Clerk to Chief Justice Gerald T. Wetherington, 11th Judicial Circuit, Dade County, Florida.
Morris County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations; American Association for Justice, formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member: Section on: Inadequate Security); New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association; The National Center for Victims of Crime, National Victim Bar Association (Former State Delegate for New Jersey); Trial Lawyer’s for Public Justice, (Former State Delegate for New Jersey); Leadership New Jersey (Class of 1996); U.S. Department of Justice, Former Faculty Member, Civil Litigation Remedies for Crime Victims; Security on Campus, Inc., Formerly served on Board of Directors).
Civil litigation, professional malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death and crime victims’ rights.
- Beye vs. Horizon Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NJ, 558 F.Supp. 556 (D.N.J. 2008)
- Beye vs. Horizon Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NJ, 2008 WL 3064757 (D.N.J. 2008)
- Brennan v. Orban, 145 N.J. 282 (1996)
- Aldrich v. Schwartz, 258 N.J. Super. 300 (App. Div. 1992)
- Blake v. City of New York, 157 A.D.2d 482 (1st Dep’t 1990)
- $1.47 million truck accident settlement
- $2.8 million settlement in wrongful death case involving high school football player from concussion.
- February 1988: $10 Million Dollar Verdict to Burned Child for Police Dpt’s Failure to Protect.
- February 1995: Crime Victims Pursue Damage Claims for Psychological Trauma.
- Rape Victims’ Identities Shielded From Public Disclosure
- February 1996: Domestic Violence Torts: Judge or Jury to Decide Damages.
- January 1996: Crime Victim Rights Lawyer is Helping the Helpless.
- July 1996: Domestic Violence Victims’ Win Right to Jury Trials on Damage Claims from Supreme Court.
- Domestic Violence Torts: Issues, Trends, And Practical Concerns
- December 1991: Rape Victims Sue Over Safety, $17 Million Dollar Verdict.
- February 1991: Teen Pipe Bomb Victim Brings Civil Suit.
- Police Sued For Death by Excessive Force, Positional Asphyxiation
- June 1991: Murder at the Meadowlands Arena Alleged in Parents’ Suit.
- Patient Informed Consent in the Emergency Room Goes to the New Jersey Supreme Court
Verdicts & Settlements:
Ms. Baldinger has obtained many other verdicts and settlements for her clients.
Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.