Mary Gidaro

Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky P.C.
1650 Market St., 52nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-575-2979
www.smbb.com


Mary T. Gidaro is a member of the Professional Negligence Team. Mary is a compassionate trial attorney who has successfully litigated and achieved several multimillion-dollar recoveries in complex matters.

PRACTICE AREAS
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability
Wrongful Death
Vehicle Accidents
Trucking Accidents
Premises Liability
Claims Against Alcohol Servers Dram Shop Attorneys

Multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of a brain-damaged client who was severely injured in a fire.
Six-figure Plaintiffs’ verdict in a difficult medical malpractice matter in a conservative venue.
Prevailed in an appellate argument in the Pennsylvania Superior Court resulting in a new trial for the client.
$2,300,000 Negligent spinal surgery resulting in Brown Sequard Syndrome.

Credentials

Admissions
Pennsylvania, 1992
New Jersey, 1992
New York, 2003
Pennsylvania State Court, 1992
United States District Court, Eastern District of PA, 1992
New Jersey State Court, 1992
New York State Court, 2003

Education
Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Temple University School of Law, LL.M. Trial Advocacy, 2006
Boston University, M.S., summa cum laude
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., magna cum laude

Professional Organizations
The Justinian Society, Board Member, 2017 to 2019
Philadelphia Bar Association
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Pennsylvania Association of Justice
New Jersey Association of Justice
Arbitrator for The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Prior Work Experience
For nearly a decade prior to joining SMB in 2002, Mary worked as a defense trial attorney handling medical malpractice matters, construction accidents, premises liability matters and motor vehicle accidents. Her prior experience as a defense attorney allows her to anticipate and overcome defense strategies.