Timothy E. Lengkeek

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Wilmington, DE

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
 | Rodney Square, 1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: 302-571-6605
Fax: 302-576-3308
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Timothy E. Lengkeek is an attorney with Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, law firm in Wilmington, Delaware. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with nearly 20 years of total legal experience, Mr. Lengkeek provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Personal injury

    · Medical negligence

    · Workers' compensation

    · Product liability

    As a personal injury attorney, Mr. Lengkeek prepares each case he handles as if it were to go to trial because he has discovered that insurance companies are more likely to settle a case they see as a credible threat. Whether inside or outside of the courtroom, he maintains an unwavering focus on protecting his clients' rights and entitlements at all turns, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients.

    Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Lengkeek has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America. He has also received the 2019 Lawyer of the Year award from The Best Lawyers in America for personal injury plaintiffs' representation, and he has received the Delaware Today Top Lawyer award. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

    A 1997 graduate of the University of Delaware, Mr. Lengkeek obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Rutgers School of Law in 2001. He is the former president and current member of the board of governors of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Association for Justice and the Delaware State Bar Association, among his many other professional affiliations.

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    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2012

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    About Timothy Lengkeek

    Admitted: 2001, Delaware

    Professional Webpage: https://www.youngconawayinjurylawyers.com/attorney/lengkeek-...


    • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • Martindale Hubbell, Peer Review Rating AV Preeminent
    • Philadelphia magazine, Super Lawyers, 2012 - Present
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2012 - Present
    • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, 2012 - Present
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year - 2019 Personal Injury Plaintiffs (Wilmington, DE)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Association for Justice, Board Member, 2011 - 2013
    • Delaware Volunteer Legal Services
    • Delaware Office of the Child Advocate, Volunteer Attorney
    • St. Thomas Moore Society, Member
    • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 2004 - Present
    • American Association for Justice, State Delegate
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Delaware State Bar Association, Member
    • Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2012 - 2013
    • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Served as an associate member of the Delaware Supreme Court's Board of Bar Examiners (2003-2008); Served as a volunteer attorney for Delaware Volunteer Legal Services; Serves as a volunteer attorney for the Office of the Child Advocate (having received recognition for 15 years of service)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-Editor, The Advocate - Quarterly Publication of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association (2005-2008)
    • Rutgers University School of Law, Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition, Finalist
    • Rutgers Law Journal, Former Staff Member and Editor
    • Handling the Occupational Disease Case (2008) (DSBA CLE) and Using the Rules of the Road in the Defendant's Deposition (2013) (NJTA Boardwalk CLE and DTLA Annual Convention CLE), Speaker, 2008


    • $3,000,000 to the family of a pedestrian killed in a work related truck accident 
    • $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
    • $5,300,000 to the family of teenager who was killed in a premises liability case
    • $3,500,000 to a client who lost his leg after receiving an overdose of medication in a hospital emergency room
    • $3,500,000 to a client who was paralyzed as a result of medical negligence
    • $3,090,000 to a client who suffered a brain injury and significant orthopedic injuries in a collision involving a commercial motor vehicle

    Educational Background:

    • University of Delaware - B.A. in History Education and Political Science, 1997
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    Office Location for Timothy E. Lengkeek

    Rodney Square
    1000 North King Street
    Wilmington, DE 19801

    Phone: 302-571-6605

    Fax: 302-576-3308

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