I worked both "in house" for an insurance carrier and for petitioner oriented firms. Over the years I realized that some employers and insurance carriers actively interfere with petitioners' treatment thereby depriving an injured worker of proper medical or temporary benefits. Petitioners are real people with real problems whose lives have been upended because of a work injury. The Law Offices of Vidya Prasad, LLC was formed with the intent and goal for championing and advocating petitioner's rights.
Vidya Prasad has both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from Madras. She then obtained her J.D. at Seton Hall Law. She has over 20 years of experience doing both sides of workers compensation (petitioner and respondent) and she uses the knowledge that she gained while working as an in-house counsel for an insurance carrier, to the benefit of her clients along with her dedication to her work.
We believe in compassionate representation of our clients while at the same time being passionate about our work and relentless in our pursuit of ensuring that we are our clients' champions for justice. We use our expertise to ensure that we fight hard to try and obtain the benefits that are due to our clients.
666 Plainsboro Road, Bldg 100, Suite F,
Plainsboro, NJ 08536 (w) (609)644-6315
Admitted to New Jersey Bar, February 1997
BOARD MEMBER, Plainsboro Zoning Committee since May 2013
BOARD MEMBER, Workers' Compensation Committee, NJDA since February 2014
The Law Offices Of Vidya Prasad, LLC
Handling workers compensation, social security disability, Immigraion, Municipal Law and Real Estate matters
ATTORNEYJune '16- March '17
Gaylord Popp LLC
Handled workers compensation and Social Security Disability claims.
TRIAL ATTORNEYSep ' 07- June '16
Dempster & Haddix
In-house counsel for an insurance carrier; Responsible for representing the interests of the carrier's insureds in Workers' Compensation claims.
ATTORNEY April '02-September '07
Law Offices of Siegel and Siegel
Responsible for all Workers compensation cases- Petitioner, Respondent and PIP. Also handled Immigration, Landlord-Tenant, Wills and Trusts, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Municipal Court.
ATTORNEY Oct '01-April '02
Rubin, Kaplan & Associates
Commercial/Business Law, Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation, Immigration, Family Law
ATTORNEY Apr '00- Oct '01
Law Offices of Siegel and Siegel
Contract negotiations and review, Immigration, Family law, Landlord-Tenant, Wills and Trusts, Real Estate, Municipal law, PIP subrogation
LAW CLERK Sep '96 July '97
Honorable Harold W. Fullilove, J.S.C., Superior Court, Essex County
Researched and drafted bench memoranda for all trial related issues including pre-trial and post-trial motions; Analyzed and evaluated all the petitions for post-conviction relief and municipal appeals; Attended trials, hearings and pre-trial conferences; Gained valuable insight into judicial decision making and effective trial advocacy.
SETON HALL LAW SCHOOL, Newark, NJ
J.D., January 1996
UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS, Madras, India
M.A., English Literature, 1990
B.A., English Literature, 1988
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