Leonard Law Firm, PA: New Jersey Accident Lawyers
Our Verdicts & Settlements
If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one as a result of any type of
fatal accident in New Jersey such as a
bicycle accident, bus accident,
workplace accident, train accident, drunk driving accident, sexual assault, inadequate security,
product liability, or slip and fall accident, it is important to retain
our team of experienced trusted New Jersey Accident attorneys who are
dedicated to doing our best to obtain the maximum compensation you deserve.
Our New Jersey Personal Injury Trial Lawyers, have obtained millions of
dollars for our clients for
over 25 years following all types of fatal and serious accidents including catastrophic
injuries such as traumatic brain injuries(TBI), amputations, fractures,
nerve injuries, Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), and serious burns.
Founding Attorney Todd Leonard is
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and has been selected by their peers as a
New Jersey Super Lawyer®.
Our New Jersey personal injury attorneys are dedicated to providing the
best possible personal injury representation and many lawyers throughout
New Jersey and the United States
refer their serious personal injury and
wrongful death claims to our office. We treat our clients like family and fight for the
justice you deserve. If you have questions or concerns regarding your
particular case, please
contact an experienced New Jersey Accident Attorney today to schedule a free confidential and informative case evaluation.
We have offices conveniently located in Morristown, Denville, Newark and
Woodbridge, New Jersey.
Call us toll free at 1-800-JUSTICE. There is never a fee unless we obtain
Product Liability and Auto Accident
New Jersey Settlement and Judgement – Product Liability and Auto
Accident. A young boy while operating a motorized scooter was struck by
a motorist in Wayne, New Jersey. Our office filed a lawsuit on behalf
of the severely injured boy and his family against the driver, the helmet
manufacturer, local dealer, as well as the manufacturer of the scooter.
Our client sustained a significant
traumatic brain injury. We hired numerous experts to establish liability and the nature and extent
of his damages which required life long medical care.
Drunk Driving Accident
Drunk Driving Accident- A young woman was struck by a drunk driver while crossing a street in
Elizabeth, NJ. She sustained serious internal injuries and amputation
of her leg.
New Jersey Settlement –
– Woman in her twenties lost control on an icy road as a result of a
road defect. She sustained a traumatic brain injury. We worked closely with our clients'
traumatic brain injury doctors and rehabilitation counselor. We also hired
a professional engineer and accident reconstructionist to establish liability
against the responsible parties and a life care planner and economist
on the damage aspects of this catastrophic claim. The case settled at
the time of trial.
Workplace Construction Accident
New Jersey –
Construction Accident – Man in his mid forties from Newton New Jersey
sustained serious injuries while working at a construction site in Livingston,
NJ when he was struck by a backhoe operated by an outside contractor which
resulted in a cervical
and total disability. The defendants disputed liability and blamed our
clients medical problems on pre-existing medical conditions. We hired
various experts including a professional engineer, economist, orthopedist
and psychiatrist to help prove our clients case. After a lengthy trial,
the jurors returned a verdict in our clients favor. Partner Todd Leonard
was featured in an article in the New Jersey Law Journal about the verdict.
Read a news article about this lawsuit.
New Jersey Settlement – Premises Liability- A woman from Livingston,
New Jersey, in her fifties fell on defective curbing at a bank. She sustained
an ankle fracture and as a result of her diabetic condition she developed
complications which ultimately resulted in the amputation of her legs.
Automobile Accident Involving a State Vehicle
New Jersey Settlement – Automobile Accident involving a state vehicle–
Seventeen year old passenger from Elizabeth, NJ while in a state vehicle
sustained a traumatic brain injury and a cervical injury resulting in
when the vehicle lost control on the Garden State Parkway in Clifton,
NJ and overturned and he was ejected from the vehicle. Partner Todd Leonard
handled the case
. This case was featured in the New Jersey Law Journal, Read a news article
about this lawsuit.
Auto Accident – Wrongful Death
New Jersey Settlement – Auto accident –
– A 22 year old motorist was involved in fatal accident. Our client
filed a wrongful death claim including a survival action. We worked very
closely with an accident reconstructionist to establish liability against
the responsible parties. We also hired a pain and suffering expert, a
forensic pathologist, to document the survival claim.
Premises Liability Accident
New Jersey Settlement-
Accident. Our client, from Wallington, New Jersey fell in the Riverside
Square Mall in Hackensack, New Jersey sustaining serious injuries to her
back, and was declared totally disabled by social security. The defendants
denied liability but we were able to prove that they were on notice of
multiple prior falls including another lawsuit. They also argued that
our client's medical problems were based on her prior car accident
and degeneration. We obtained medical reports from her treating doctors
to document how this accident worsened her pre-existing conditions. After
a lengthy mediation session we settled the case just prior to trial. This
case which was handled by partner Todd Leonard was featured in the New
Jersey Law Journal, which can be
New Jersey Settlement - Premises Liability - A woman in her forties from
Morris County slipped and fell at a local Morris County train station
sustaining serious injuries to her neck and back requiring surgery. Our
office sued New Jersey Transit and the snow plow company responsible to
maintain the area. The defendants disputed that they were at fault. We
hired experts to establish their negligence and document the full nature
and extent of her damages and losses. After extensive discovery the case
settled during mediation.
Truck Accident- Workplace Injury
New Jersey Settlement, Federal District Court Newark, New Jersey-
Truck Accident- Workplace Injury- A truck driver from Wharton, New Jersey in his 50s
sustained serious injuries to his back aggravating a pre-existing condition
when he was rear-ended by another tractor trailer. Our client required
a fusion of his back and also became very depressed due to his limitations.
The defendants argued that his problems were not from this accident but
from prior injuries. Our office hired various experts to prove that his
prior condition was worsened by this accident and that his economic losses
were substantial. Our office filed the case in Federal District Court
in Newark, New Jersey and the case settled after extensive discovery was