Jeffrey A. Lichtman
Jeffrey A. Lichtman, Senior Partner and trial attorney in the firm Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C. Mr. Lichtman graduated from the University of Notre Dame receiving his Juris Doctor Degree in 1978, and thereafter, was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1979. Mr. Lichtman presently manages the day to day operation of the law firm. In addition, he continues the hard work in the courthouse and is primarily involved in Medical Negligence, Lead Paint Poisoning, Labor Law, Product Liability, and General Liability. He has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in all of those areas of personal injury law. Many of the results achieved in the courthouse have received significant attention in the press, and have established precedent in the legal community. In addition to his commitment to each client's cause, Mr. Lichtman has for the past decade spent considerable time and energy devoted to protecting the right to trial by a jury in civil matters.He has served as President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and continues to serve as a Board Member actively involved in the politics of the profession.
Mr. Lichtman represented two sons of a woman who died of complications after a gastric-bypass operation.This matter resulted in a trial and the jury verdict in the sum of $28 million dollars to compensate for pain and suffering and loss of parental guidance.
Mr. Lichtman represented ten year old twins who were seriously scalded and scarred as a result of hot oil that spilled when the kitchen stove tipped in their apartment as a result of negligent installation and proper support for this appliance.The matter was resolved before trial for $12 million dollars.
Mr. Lichtman represented a family of a young woman who sustained certain injury at birth leaving her brain injured and blind. Her twin sister was unharmed during the birth process. That matter was resolved before trial for $5 million dollars.
Mr. Lichtman represented a 65 year old woman who was injured in a motor vehicle accident sustaining significant damage to her left leg requiring multiple surgical procedures that resulted in a $800,000.00 settlement.
Mr. Lichtman represented a young woman in her 20’s who slipped and fell due to cleaning solvent in a drug store that initially caused ligamentus injury that lead to a complex regional pain syndrome. During trial, the matter was resolved for $2.4 million dollars.
Mr. Lichtman represented the family of an undocumented cement worker who was killed due to a collapse of the flooring at a construction site crushing him in the wreckage.The matter was resolved before trial for $2,500,000.00.
Areas of Practice
- Medical Negligence
- Lead Paint Poisoning
- Labor Law
- Product Liability
- General Liability
- New York, 1979
- Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
- J.D. - 1978
- Decisions Seminar, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations and Memberships
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member and Past President
- American Association for Justice, Member
- New York State Bar Association
- Bronx Bar Association
- Metropolitan Women's Bar Association
- Jewish Lawyers Guild
- New York City Trial Lawyers Association
Pro Bono Activities
- Trial Lawyers Care, 2001 - 2003