D. Lee Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Toledo, OH

Johnson & Associates
 | 3335 Meijer Drive, Suite 200
Toledo, OH 43617
Phone: 419-455-1245
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

A personal injury attorney with Johnson & Associates, Attorneys at Law, D. Lee Johnson represents clients in the state of Ohio. His focus is primarily on the geographical areas of the Toledo metropolitan area and the northwestern part of the state. With close to three decades of experience, Mr. Johnson handles cases of motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, international tort, animal bites and wrongful death.

Admitted to practice in the state of Ohio and before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Mr. Johnson is also certified by the American Association for Justice as a diplomat in Civil/Trial Advocacy. Throughout his long and successful career, he has represented clients such as United Food & Commercial workers, the Toledo Police Patrolman’s Association, the Ohio Education Association and the Communication Workers of America.

Mr. Johnson obtained his Bachelor of Arts in 1984 from Bowling Green State University before attending the University of Toledo College of Law, where he graduated in 1989 with his Juris Doctor. Since 2001, he has provided pro bono services as a member of the President’s Club. He has been recognized by his peers for his professionalism, work ethics and dedication to the injured and their families.

To positively influence the legal community and improve the profession, Mr. Johnson is involved with many professional organizations. He is a member of the National Crime Victim Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Lucas County Bar Association, the Trial Practice section of the American Bar Association, the Toledo Bar Association and the Ohio Association for Justice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Lee Johnson

Admitted: 1990, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.leejohnsonlegal.com/About/D-L-Johnson.shtml

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Diplomat, Civil/Trial Advocacy, Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ohio, 1990
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member Toledo Bar Association, Member American Bar Association, Trial Practice Section, Member Lucas County Trial Lawyers Association, Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member National Crime Victims Bar Association, Member Ohio Bar Admission, 1990 U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1990

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President's Club, Member, 2001

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $250,000 Settlement for Wrongful Death Proceeds consisted of $100,000 policy limits from Defendant/Tortfeasor, and $150,000 policy limits from Plaintiff's underinsured motorist coverage. $1.1 Million Settlement for Injured Police Officer Defendant driver lost control of her vehicle, striking a police officer who was assisting victims of a prior motor vehicle accident, resulting in catastrophic, permanently disabling injuries. Proceeds consisted of $370,000 from Defendant/Tortfeasor, and $720,000 from Plaintiff's underinsured motorist coverage. $1.47 Million Settlement for Wrongful Death Defendant driver was intoxicated, crossed the center line, causing a collision and killing a young woman. Global settlement included proceeds from Defendant/Tortfeasor's insurance, and proceeds from Defendant/Tortfeasor's employer. $850,000 Settlement for Tractor Trailer Collision Defendant/Tortfeasor negligently abandoned his trailer in the middle of a highway at night, left the scene, failed to notify the authorities and failed to place cones or road flares. Plaintiff tractor-trailer driver struck the abandoned trailer, resulting in catastrophic injuries, including facial disfigurement. Defendant/Tortfeasor's employer paid $850,000 in proceeds for settlement. $475,000 Settlement for Wrongful Death a young man died of drowning after invited by Defendant to operate a jet ski on Defendant's pond, which was unsafe due to heavy vegetation. Defendant negligently failed to provide a lifeguard, life preservers, rope, or safety equipment of any kind. At mediation, Defendant's homeowners insurance paid $475,000 in proceeds for settlement. $1 Million Settlement for Motor Vehicle Accident Defendant/Tortfeasor, operating a tractor trailer, struck Plaintiff's vehicle, resulting in catastrophic injuries

Representative Clients:

  • Communication Workers of America Ohio Education Association Toledo Police Patrolman's Association United Food & Commercial Workers

Educational Background:

  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio - B.A., 1984
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Office Location for D. Lee Johnson

3335 Meijer Drive
Suite 200
Toledo, OH 43617

Phone: 419-455-1245

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Last Updated: 8/7/2019

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