Leonard Law Firm, PA: New Jersey Accident Lawyers
Our Verdicts & Settlements
Our team of experienced New Jersey Personal Injury Trial Lawyers have obtained
millions of dollars for our clients following all types of serious and
fatal accidents including car accidents,slip and fall accidents, premises
liability claims, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle
accidents,truck accidents, bus accidents, dog bites, sexual assaults,
work related accidents, road defect claims, medical malpractice claims,
nursing home abuse claims, product liability claims, train accidents,
boating accidents, and recreational accidents.
Find out what your case is worth here.
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. 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
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.
Fatal Apartment fire- Wrongful death
3 year old child client tragically died in an apartment fire in Essex County,
New Jersey. We sued the property owner and security firm for negligence.
We hired various experts including fire cause and origination, security
practices, and pain and suffering to establish our case.
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.
Slip and Fall - Black Ice
- Our client, in her mid 20s, slipped and fell on black ice while on her
way to work.
She underwent both cervical and lumbar spinal fusions. We sued the property
owner and snow removal company . Both defendants originally disputed liability
and we engaged in extensive discovery
to prove our case, including hiring a weather expert, professional engineer,
and an expert on proper snow and ice removal procedures. The case settled
after a lengthy mediation session.
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