Timothy E. Lengkeek

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Tim represents people who have been injured or killed as a result of medical mistakes, auto or work accidents, or by defective products. His results include dozens of cases where the settlement or verdict was $1 million or higher, including: 

        •  $10,000,000 to a client who suffered a brain injury in a collision
            involving a tractor trailer;

        •  6,000,000 to the family of a woman killed in a motor vehicle
            collision involving a drunk driver;

        •  $3,500,000 to a client who lost his leg after receiving an overdose
            of medication in a hospital emergency room;

        •  $3,090,000 to a client who suffered a brain injury and significant
            orthopedic injuries in a collision involving a commercial
            motor vehicle;

        •  $3,000,000 to the family of a pedestrian killed in a
            work related truck accident.

Tim has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an elite and respected national organization of judges and civil trial lawyers. Tim was President of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association ("DTLA") in 2012-2013. He has been on DTLA's Board of Governors since 2004, serving as co-editor of The Advocate, DTLA's quarterly publication, co-membership chair, and Vice-President of the organization. He also volunteers his time representing children in proceedings pending before the Family Court of Delaware through the Office of Child Advocate and serves as a volunteer attorney for Delaware Volunteer Legal Services. Tim also counsels the Motorcycle Accident Victims Foundation ("MAV"), a non-profit charity that provides assistance to motorcyclists injured in motorcycle accidents due to no fault of their own. Tim is the Chair of the Personal Injury Section of the firm and serves on the firm’s Associate and Paralegal Committees 

Tim represents people throughout the State of Delaware. Despite many seven figure awards, Tim does not shy away from "smaller cases" or those against formidable opponents.  For cases outside Delaware, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland, he works with local attorneys in each state as applicable.

Distinctions

  • Philadelphia magazine, Super Lawyers, 2012 - present
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2012 - present
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Martindale Hubbell, Peer Review Rating AV Preeminent

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Member 
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, President (2012-2013) 
  • American Association for Justice, Board Member (2011-2013)
  • St. Thomas Moore Society 
  • Delaware Office of the Child Advocate, Volunteer Attorney
  • Delaware Volunteer Legal Services
  • Rutgers Law Journal, Former Staff Member and Editor
  • Rutgers University School of Law, Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition, Finalist