Thomas A. Lynam, Esquire

Thomas 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 & Middle 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 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 pedestrian struck by a vehicle with defective and inadequate headlights $4,212,000.00
Work related accident resulting in a hand injury $4,191,000.00
Recovery on behalf of a man injured in a deck collapse $3,200,000.00
Failure to diagnose necrotizing fascitis (flesh eating bacteria). $950,000 recovered by way of partial settlement, $1,800,000 verdict against remaining defendants $2,750,000.00
Failure to diagnose cervical cancer $2,650,000.00
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
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
Tractor trailer collision $1,250,000.00
Verdict on behalf of a man who sustained an electric shock in a work accident $1,250,000.00
Failure to diagnose and treat sepsis in a rehabilitation patient $1,150,000.00
Infected anterior cruciate ligament allograft $1,100,000.00
Settlement in a legal malpractice claim $950,000.00
Defective automotive door latch that opened during a collision $900,000.00
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
Defective automotive oil drain $767,500.00
Failure to diagnose cervical cancer $750,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement on behalf of an elderly man who died while undergoing a needle biopsy $750,000.00
Failure to diagnose torn muscle below a mediolateral episiotomy $675,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a home health worker injured after falling on ice $625,000.00
Recovered for a woman who was struck by a drunk driver $590,000.00
Failure to diagnose a testicular torsion $550,000.00
Verdict on behalf of a pedestrian who was struck by a car $550,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a victim injured in a drunk driving accident $490,000.00
Closed head injury as a result of improperly loaded cargo $482,500.00
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
Defective power tool $450,000.00
Failure to diagnose breast cancer $450,000.00
Recovery for a man who suffered liver damage from a dietary supplement $450,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement – Medication error resulting in pulmonary embolism $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
Defective locking mechanism on a cargo ship $389,000.00
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
Damage to knee during an arthroscopic surgery $300,000.00
Medical Malpractice settlement for an elderly woman who developed bed sores in a nursing home $300,000 (TAL) $300,000.00
Nursing home negligence $300,000.00
Hand injury due to a defective printing press component $290,000.00
Settlement on behalf of a child sustaining facial lacerations caused by a defective product $275,000.00
Civil rights violation/police brutality. $250,000.00
Failure to diagnose septicemia $250,000.00
Settlement on behalf of an elderly man who died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident (TAL)


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 2011 through 2016 as featured in Philadelphia Magazine. 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 also been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in PA 2011, 2012 & 2013.

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

 

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