Wade F. Suthard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Elizabeth, NJ

Law Office of Wade Suthard, P.C.
 | 7 Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Phone: 908-353-8315
Fax: 908-353-2795
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

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Attorney Profile

Wade F. Suthard is a New Jersey attorney with a history of successfully representing clients in personal injury cases. With his Elizabeth, New Jersey, law firm, the Law Office of Wade Suthard, he represents the injured in cases involving car accidents, truck accidents and more. He has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney.

A trial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Suthard frequently represents the injured in cases involving trucking accidents. These cases can be different from other motor vehicle accident cases, both because of the severity of the injuries involved and because of the complex liability issues involved in commercial trucking accidents.

A graduate of Villanova University, Mr. Suthard earned his law degree at Widener University School of Law. Early in his career, he served as a law clerk for a Pennsylvania judge. He worked for 10 years at a well-known Elizabeth, New Jersey, law firm, eventually becoming a partner, before deciding to open his own firm.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Suthard sits on the board of governors of the New Jersey Association for Justice and serves as co-chair of its Auto Litigation Committee. He is also active in the American Association for Justice's Trucking Litigation Group and the American Bar Association's Solo and Small Firm Section. He was invited to join the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization composed of attorneys who have helped their clients to recover verdicts or settlements of $1 million or more.

Mr. Suthard has delivered numerous lectures and presentations, and participated in panel discussions on personal injury law topics for the New Jersey Association for Justice and other groups.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019

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About Wade Suthard

Admitted: 2001, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.suthardlaw.com/about-nj-car-accident-attorney.htm...

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member: American Association of Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, 2007
  • Member of the Trucking Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice, 2009
  • Board of Governers: New Jersey Association of Justice, 2009
  • Co Chair of the Auto Committee for the New Jersey Association for Justice, 2011
  • Vice Chair of the Motor Vehicle Section of the American Association for Justice, 2015
  • Member: American Association of Justice, Solo and Small Firm Section, 2008
  • Chair of the Motor Vehicle Section of the American Association for Justice, 2016

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member-Newtown Township, Pennsylvania, Financial Planning Board, 2007
  • Board Member: Widener University School of Law, Hugh Pearce Scholarship Committee, 2009
  • Member-Newtown Township, Pennsylvania, Traffic Impact Board, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Unique Aspects of Handling Personal Injury Cases for Minors, New Jersey Association Of Justice, 2011
  • New Jersey Association of Justice Auto Seminar 2009: Successfully Handling Auto Cases During Tough Times, Co Chair, Auto Seminar 2009
  • Proving Permanent Injuries by Objective Medical Evidence: Successful Strategies from Actual Cases, Co Chair, New Jersey Association Of Justice, 2010
  • Co Chair, Trucking Litigation Seminar, New Jersey Association Of Justice, 2011
  • Speaker, Using Technology in a Trucking Case, New Jersey Association For Justice, 2012
  • Co Chair, Successfully Proving Damages, New Jersey Association For Justice, 2012
  • Co Chair: Planes, Trains and Anything but Automobiles; November 2011; East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Speaker: New Jersey Association of Justice Auto Seminar, Motions in Limine; November 2011; East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Speaker: Handling Personal Injury Cases for Children; April 2011; Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Co Chair: Successfully Handling Auto Cases During Tough Times; February 2009; Edison, New Jersey
  • Speaker: Start with the End in Mind: Factors to Consider in Case Selection; February 2009; Edison, New Jersey

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $500,000 verdict in a motor vehicle accident injury case, Middlesex Coutny, New Jersey, 2011
  • Confidential Settlement of a Tractor Trailer pedestiran knock down case resulting in fracture dislocation of the shoulder and subsquent ORIF surgery, 2016
  • $250,000 verdict in a pedestrian knock down case resulting in shoulder surgery in Union County, New Jersey., 2012
  • $1,000,000 Settlement of a Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Case, 2009
  • Confidential settlement of a Nursing Home fall down case resulting in paralysis and death., 2016

Newsletters:

  • , Co Chair-Big Rigs Big Wrecks

Educational Background:

  • Villanova University in 1987

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • New Jersey Association For Justice
Office Location for Wade F. Suthard

7 Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Phone: 908-353-8315

Fax: 908-353-2795

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Last Updated: 3/25/2019

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