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 & Middle 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 through 2016.

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

NOTABLE RECOVERIES RECOVERED
Settlement on behalf of a man injured in an industrial explosion $8,225,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining profound/anoxic brain injuries during routine surgery $6,500,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man paralyzed in an automobile accident $4,500,000.00
Work related accident resulting in a hand injury $4,191,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man severely injured in a work-place accident $4,000,000.00
Recovery on behalf of a man injured in a deck collapse $3,200,000.00
$950,000 recovered by way of partial settlement, $1,800,000 verdict against remaining defendants $2,750,000.00
Work related wrongful death claim. 650K settlement with one defendant and a verdict of 1.5M against the non-settling defendant $2,150,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a pedestrian struck and injured by a motor vehicle $2,000,000.00
Medical Malpractice verdict (failure to diagnose and treat heart attack) $1,500,000.00
Medical Malpractice verdict (failure to re-establish an airway during surgery) $1,500,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man injured in an automobile accident $1,500,000.00
On behalf of a woman who died as a result of a cardiac catheterization $1,275,000.00
Failure to diagnose compartment syndrome following a knee injury $1,266,000.00
Failure to diagnose and treat sepsis in a rehabilitation patient $1,150,000.00
Settlement in a legal malpractice claim $950,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining neck, back and hand injuries in an automobile accident $920,000.00
Recovery on behalf of a man injured in a single vehicle accident with an illegally placed trailer. $887,500.00
Failure to diagnose thrombocytopenia $850,000.00
Recovered for a women who fell in a dimly lit theater $850,000.00
Verdict on behalf a man sustaining a shoulder injury requiring surgery in an automobile accident $850,000.00
Verdict on behalf of a woman injured in an accident with a tractor trailer $827,393.00
Medical Malpractice settlement on behalf of an elderly man who died while undergoing a needle biopsy $750,000.00
Verdict on behalf of a man who injured his back in an automobile accident $732,111.00
Verdict on behalf of a young woman who fractured her ankle on a set of negligently maintained stairs while attending college classes. $715,000 (LGV) $715,000.00
Verdict on behalf of a college student sustaining a fractured ankle, requiring surgery, on the campus of Temple University $652,500.00
Settlement on behalf of a home health worker injured after falling on ice $625,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining an ankle fracture in an automobile accident $600,000.00
Recovered for a woman who was struck by a drunk driver $590,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining a hand injury during use of a defective product $480,000.00
Medical Malpractice verdict (failure to diagnose life-threatening heart condition) $453,000.00
Settlement (fractured wrist in a slip and fall accident) $450,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man injured in an automobile accident $450,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman injured in automobile accident $436,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman sustaining neck injury in automobile accident $425,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement – Medication error resulting in pulmonary embolism $400,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement (failure to diagnose misplaced PEG tube) $400,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement on behalf of a woman who sustained injuries following a medication error $400,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining knee injuries in a slip and fall accident $400,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement – Defectively performed foot surgery $375,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement – Nerve injury sustained during a routine hysterectomy $350,000.00
Settlement for a man injuring his shoulder during a workplace accident $350,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a victim injured in a drunk driving accident $350,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining a hip fracture due to a defect in City property $320,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining a fractured wrist caused by a defective product $290,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman who sustained back and head injuries in a rear end automobile collision 290,000 dollars (LGV) $290,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman sustaining neck and back injuries in an automobile accident with a drunk driver $285,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a child sustaining facial lacerations caused by a defective product $275,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman sustaining a lower back injury in a slip and fall accident $270,000.00
Verdict on behalf of a woman suffering a fall in a casino bathroom on a wet floor $254,711.00
Gross verdict (premises liability action) $250,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a child who sustained head injuries while at school due to inadequate supervision $230,000 (LGV) $230,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a pedestrian sustaining a leg fracture in an automobile accident $230,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman injured in automobile accident $225,000.00
Verdict on behalf of a woman who tripped and fell on a defective sidewalk $216,210.00
Settlement on behalf of a man sustaining a shoulder injury in an automobile accident $215,000.00
Settlement (motorcycle accident) $200,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a pedestrian struck by automobile $185,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a man injured in an automobile accident $165,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman injured in an automobile accident $158,415.00
Settlement on behalf of a woman who fractured her nose in an automobile accident $150,000.00


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 ten years. The Super Lawyer selection process is based upon votes cast by other Pennsylvania attorneys. Only the top 5% of vote recipients are selected.