(formerly Leizerman & Young)

We Wrote The Book on Truck Accident Law

Year after year, we win multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Michael Leizerman has tried more trucking cases than any other plaintiff’s lawyer in the past decade.*

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             (formerly Leizerman & Young)

Largest Ohio Truck Crash Verdict of $42.4 Million

Andy Young was the lead trial lawyer for two brain injured teenagers, which resulted in the highest verdict in Ohio in a truck crash case.

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Four Lawyers NBTA Board Certified**More Lawyers Board Certified in Truck Accident Law Than any Law Firm in the United StatesFour Lawyers with Class A Commercial Drivers Licenses


1 National Board of Trial Advocacy Board Certified in Truck Accident Law  2 Holds Commercial Drivers License

Over 50 settlements & verdicts of $2 million or more

  • $42.4 Million Verdict upheld by Ohio Supreme Court [2019]
  • $10 Million Settlement [2018]
  • $11 Million Verdict [2016]
  • $12 Million Settlement [2015]
  • $34 Million Settlement [2014]
  • $16 Million Verdict [2013]
  • $13.2 Million Verdict [2012]

More Verdicts and Settlements

We’ve tried or settled cases against more than 300 trucking companies.

Licensed in 9 States and D.C.

We have lawyer-staffed offices in Ohio (Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo) and in Florida. Our lawyers are licensed in the 9 states in yellow below—Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, plus D.C. We have also handled cases in all the states colored blue below.

Three Lawyer-Staffed Locations in Ohio

Cleveland Office
(31387 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, OH, USA)

Columbus Office
(15 West Winter Street, Delaware, OH, USA)

Toledo Office
(3450 West Central Avenue, Toledo, OH, USA)

We Are Safety Advocates - Safety Solutions Save Lives!

Leizerman & Young’s lawyers are tireless safety educators and advocates. Learn more by clicking below. 

1. Automatic emergency braking               2. Speed limiters                          3. Stop underrides             

4. Increased insurance minimums      5. Safe hiring and training   

We support the following non-profit highway safety organizations:

2020 Speaking Engagements


April 1. ATAA webinar on Statutory Employment in Truck Cases (Rena)

April 15. ATAA webinar – 9 Things to Do Before Settling a Truck Crash Case (Michael)

April 17. Side Guard Task Force Meeting Underride Talk (Andy) North Carolina

April 24. Kentucky Association for Justice Hazard Awareness – New Criteria for Your Case Review (Andy) Kentucky

April 26. Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar Deposition Techniques—Using Models, Multiple Cameras and Video Conferencing (Michael) Atlanta

April 29. Trial Guides Trucking Webinar (Michael)

April 30. Boardwalk Mock Trial of a Truck Crash Case (Michael and Andy speaking) New Jersey


May 8. OAJ Annual convention – Consequences of the Mega-verdict in a Truck Crash Case (DJ) Columbus, OH

May 27-29. ATAA/Legacy Lawyer Truck Driving Course (Michael) Montana


June 4. Truck Case Workshop (Cleveland) (Michael, Andy, Ellen, DJ)

June 18. Truck Case Workshop (Columbus) (Michael, Andy, DJ, Rena)


July 12. AAJ Understanding the Transportation Cycle & Discovery Needed in the CMV Crash Case (DC) (Ellen)


September 3. Truck Case Workshop (Michael, Andy, DJ, Rena, Joshua) Toledo, OH

September 17.  ABOTA Masters in Trial The TPSD and Mild TBI Case (Ellen)

September 23-25. ATAA annual symposium various topics (Michael and Andy) Dallas


October 1. Truck Case Workshop (Michael, Andy, DJ, Rena) Cincinnati, OH

October 29-31. Zen Lawyer workshop (Michael) Toledo, OH

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Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
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