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Bryan R. Lentz, Esq., Of Counsel
215-568-1990

Bryan R. LentzBryan R. Lentz, born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1964; admitted to bar, 1993, Pennsylvania, 1993, New Jersey.  

Education: Valley Forge Military Junior College (Associate's Degree, 1984); Georgetown University (B.A. Philosophy, 1986); Temple University School of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 1993). Served as Assistant District Attorney, City of Philadelphia (1993-1999), specialized in Gang and Violent Crimes Prosecution; conducted long-term Investigative Grand Jury Probes.

Military Service:  Paratrooper, 82nd Airborne Division (1986-1990). Graduate of U.S. Army Ranger School, 1987.  

Member: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.  

Practice Areas:  Medical Malpractice, Employment Discrimination, Age, Race, Gender, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, White Collar Criminal Defense Intellectual Property.

In November, 2006, Mr. Lentz was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as the Representative for Pennsylvania's 161st Legislative District.

Leonard G. Villari, Esq.
215-568-1990

Leonard G. VillariLeonard G. Villari, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 1, 1968. Admitted to bar: 1993, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Education: St. Joseph's Preparatory High School (High School Diploma, 1986); Villanova University (B.A. Political Science, 1990); Temple University School of Law (J.D., 1993).

Member: Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.

Honors: In 2001, Mr. Villari secured two of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Pennsylvania (Top 50 list, as reported in the Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly, for the period August 1, 2000 to August 1, 2001). Mr. Villari has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Philadelphia Magazine for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Other Honors: Mr. Villari achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

Notable Recoveries:

  • $8,225,000 Settlement on behalf of a man injured in an industrial explosion;
  • $6,500,000 Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining profound/anoxic brain injuries during routine surgery;
  • $4,500,000 Settlement on behalf of a man paralyzed in an automobile accident;
  • $4,000,000 Settlement on behalf of a man severely injured in a work-place accident;
  • $2,750,000 $950,000 Recovered by way of partial settlement, $1,800,000 Verdict against remaining defendants;
  • $2,000,000 Settlement on behalf of a pedestrian struck and injured by a motor vehicle;
  • $1,500,000 Medical Malpractice verdict (failure to re- establish an airway during surgery);
  • $1,500,000 Medical Malpractice verdict (failure to diagnose and treat heart attack);
  • $1,500,000 Settlement (man injured in an automobile accident);
  • $827,393 Verdict (woman injured in an accident with a tractor trailer);
  • $750,000 Medical Malpractice settlement on behalf of an elderly man who died while undergoing a needle biopsy;
  • $732,111 Verdict (on behalf of a man who injured his back in an automobile accident);
  • $625,000 Settlement on behalf of a home health worker injured after falling on ice;
  • $600,000 Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining an ankle fracture in an automobile accident;
  • $453,000 Medical Malpractice verdict (failure to diagnose life-threatening heart condition);
  • $450,000 Settlement (fractured wrist in a slip and fall accident);
  • $450,000 Settlement (man injured in an automobile accident);
  • $436,000 Settlement (woman injured in automobile accident);
  • $425,000 Settlement (woman sustaining neck injury in automobile accident);
  • $400,000 Medical Malpractice settlement (failure to diagnose misplaced PEG tube);
  • $400,000 Medical Malpractice settlement - Medication error resulting in pulmonary embolism;
  • $400,000 Medical Malpractice settlement on behalf of a woman who sustained injuries following a medication error;
  • $350,000 Settlement on behalf of a victim injured in a drunk driving accident;
  • $320,000 Settlement (man sustaining a hip fracture due to a defect in City property);
  • $290,000 Settlement (man sustaining a fractured wrist caused by a defective product);
  • $275,000 Settlement on behalf of a child sustaining facial lacerations caused by a defective product;
  • $270,000 Settlement (woman sustaining a lower back injury in a slip and fall accident );
  • $250,000 gross verdict (premises liability action);
  • $225,000 Settlement (woman injured in automobile accident);
  • $215,000 Settlement (man sustaining a shoulder injury in an automobile accident);
  • $200,000 Settlement (motorcycle accident);
  • $185,000 settlement (pedestrian struck by automobile);
  • $165,000 Settlement (man injured in an automobile accident);
  • $158,415 Settlement (woman injured in automobile accident);
  • $150,000 Settlement (woman who fractured nose in an automobile accident).

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice; Product Liability; Premises Liability; Construction Accidents; and Automobile Negligence with an emphasis on handling litigation involving Catastrophic Injuries.

Mr. Villari is proud to have been named a "Super Lawyer" by Philadelphia Magazine for the past seven years. The Super Lawyer selection process is based upon votes cast by other Pennsylvania attorneys. Only the top 5% of vote recipients are selected.

Thomas A. Lynam, III, Esq.
215-568-1990

Thomas A. LynamThomas A. Lynam, III, born in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, September 19, 1968. Admitted: 1999, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2002, District of Columbia.

Education: Widener University, B.A., Political Science, 1991; Widener University, J.D., 1999.

Member: Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Inn of Court; Camden/Burlington Inn of Court. In addition to service on various Bar Association and Trial Lawyer Association committees, Mr. Lynam actively lectures to other attorneys and organized labor groups. Mr. Lynam is proud to have earned the recommendation of the Philadelphia Project on Occupational Safety and Health (PhilaPOSH) to its labor union members who have been injured on the job.

Notable Recoveries:

  • $8,225,000 Settlement on behalf of a man injured in an industrial explosion;
  • $6,500,000 Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining profound/anoxic brain injuries during routine surgery;
  • $4,212,000 Settlement on behalf pedestrian struck by a vehicle with defective and inadequate headlights;
  • $2,750,000 Failure to diagnose necrotizing fasciitis (flesh eating bacteria). $950,000 Recovered by way of partial settlement, $1,800,000 Verdict against remaining defendants;
  • $2,650,000 (Failure to diagnose cervical cancer);
  • $1,250,000 Verdict in Delaware County (construction accident);
  • $1,250,000 (Tractor trailer collision);
  • $1,100,000 (Infected anterior cruciate ligament allograft);
  • $900,000 (Defective automotive door latch that opened during a collision);
  • $767,500 (Defective automotive oil drain);
  • $750,000 Medical Malpractice settlement on behalf of an elderly man who died while undergoing a needle biopsy;
  • $750,000 (Failure to diagnose cervical cancer);
  • $675,000 (Failure to diagnose torn muscle below a mediolateral episiotomy);
  • $625,000 Settlement on behalf of a home health worker injured after falling on ice;
  • $550,000 (Failure to diagnose a testicular torsion);
  • $490,000 Settlement for a victim injured in a drunk driving accident
  • $482,500 (Closed head injury as a result of improperly loaded cargo);
  • $450,000 (Failure to diagnose breast cancer);
  • $453,000 (Failure to diagnose aortic aneurysm);
  • $450,000 (Defective power tool);
  • $400,000 Medical Malpractice settlement - Medication error resulting in pulmonary embolism;
  • $400,000 Medical Malpractice settlement on behalf of a woman who sustained injuries following a medication error;
  • $389,000 (Defective locking mechanism on a cargo ship);
  • $300,000 (Nursing home negligence);
  • $300,000 (Damage to knee during an arthroscopic surgery);
  • $290,000 (Hand injury due to a defective printing press component);
  • $250,000 (Failure to diagnose septicemia);
  • $250,000 (Civil Rrights violation/police brutality).

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice; Product Liability; Construction and Maritime Accidents; Civil Rights; Subrogation Claims and Motor Vehicle Collisions.

Mr. Lynam is proud to have been named a "Rising Star" by Law & Politics in year(s) 2007 and 2008, a recognition given to the top 2.5% of Pennsylvania lawyers under age forty. He is also proud to have been named a "Super Lawyer" in his first year of eligibility, as featured in Philadelphia Magazine, in 2011. The Super Lawyer selection process is based upon votes cast by other Pennsylvania attorneys. Only the top 5% of vote recipients are selected.

Mr. Lynam has been inducted into the Phi Delta Phi legal academic fraternity in recognition of academic excellence.

 

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