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Leon Aussprung, MD

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Leon Aussprung MD Law Office
1800 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 1500
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 877-889-1810
Fax: 888-800-5731
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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With a focus on catastrophic injury and medical negligence, Dr. Aussprung's law practice handles a wide variety of cases, including cerebral palsy, birth injury, brain injury, auto accidents, death, premises liability, construction and work accidents, nursing home neglect, and medical products liability.  Leon Aussprung is the founder and a partner at the Law Office of Leon Aussprung MD, LLC.  He has been included in the top 5 percent of the 39,000 attorneys in Pennsylvania for the past 15 years and has worked on numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. He was named by Super Lawyers as one of the top 100 attorneys in Pennsylvania in 2019, as well as one of the top 100 attorneys in Philadelphia in 2018 and 2019.

Dr. Aussprung obtained a $15 million settlement for a workplace injury involving a fall. He has argued cases against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Jefferson University Hospital, Hershey Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, York Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allegheny General Hospital, and Indiana Regional Medical Center, as well as many others throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. One of his cases ended up being the largest death case verdict in Lackawanna County, with a $2.7 million verdict for the family of a woman who died after an elective surgery. 

Dr. Aussprung has a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Before attending law school, he earned a bachelor’s from the University of Virginia and graduated from Jefferson Medical College as a medical doctor. He was a board-certified physician in pediatrics for 14 years and has practiced law for over 20 years. After his graduation from law school, he also obtained a further post-graduate legal degree, LL.M., in trial advocacy from the Temple University Beasley School of Law.

Dr. Aussprung is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine and served on its Board of Governors for 6 years. He is also a founding member of the American Academy of Legal Medicine and is the current Treasurer and serves on its Executive Committee.  He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association.  He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, all the Courts of Pennsylvania New Jersey.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Devices

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

About Leon Aussprung, MD

First Admitted: 1997, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.aussprunglaw.com/leon-aussprung-m-d-j-d-ll-m.htm...

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Educational Background

  • LL.M. (Post-Law Legal degree) - Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2006
  • J.D. - University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1997
  • M.D. (Medical Doctor) - Jefferson Medical College, 1991
  • B.A. - University of Virginia (Political & Social Thought), 1987

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • N.J. Bar, 2008
  • PA Bar, 1997
  • Private Pilot license, 1993
  • Medical License, 1992

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Black Belt in Tang Soo Do karate, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States Supreme Court, 2019
  • American Academy of Legal Medicine - Founding Member, Treasurer, Executive Committee Member, 2021
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • Member, Board of Governors, College of Legal Medicine, 2009
  • United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2009
  • United States District Court of New Jersey, 2009
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2008
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2002
  • Member, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1997
  • Fellow. American College of Legal Medicine, 1997
  • J.D. - University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1997

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $450,000 for improper Chiropractic care resulting in spinal cord/nerve injury, 2020
  • $445,000 for death of a premature infant, 2021
  • $900,000 for death from Slip & Fall on ice, 2021
  • $150,000 for retained vaginal sponge resulting in surgery, 2021
  • $25,000 for missed clavicle fracture, 2021
  • $550,000 for Eye Injury from Motor Vehicle Accident, 2021
  • $1 million for death during improperly monitored chemotherapy, 2020
  • $695,000 for delay in diagnosis of stroke with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis , 2019
  • $400,000 for post-operative bleeding and myocardial infarction after prostatectomy , 2019
  • $442,000 at Binding Arbitration for inadvertent urerter resection during oophrectomy, 2019
  • $2.1 million for laparoscopic morcellation of uterine cancer during hysterectomy, 2019
  • $5.1 million settlement for unsupervised fall at a Nursing Home, 2019
  • $400,000 for bowel perforation/injury during hysterectomy, 2018
  • $2.8 million settlement for esophageal perforation during cervical neck surgery, 2017
  • $1.5 million settlment for improper bowel embolization procedure, 2017
  • $15 million settlement on behalf of a worker, who was catastrophically injured in an industrial workplace fall accident., 2017
  • $1 million settlement for delay in diagnosis of breast cancer, 2017
  • $1 million settlement for delay in diagnosis of breast cancer, 2016
  • $2.7 million verdict in Scranton (Lackawanna County) for bowel perforation and delay in diagnosis., 2006
  • $3 Million settlement for Improper Brain Acoustic Neuroma Surgery with Bleeding Disorder, 2014
  • $4.9 Million settlement for Delayed Delivery of Infant resulting in Brain Damage, 2014
  • $5 Million settlement for Heparin Drug Overdose and Improper Endocarditis Treatment, 2012
  • $2.1 million settlement for death from cancer after uterine morcellation, 2019
  • see website at www.AussprungLaw.com

Honors/Awards

  • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer Magazine, 2021
  • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer magazine., 2020
  • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine., Top 100 Pennsylvania, Super Lawyer magazine., 2019
  • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine., Top 100 Philadelphia, Super Lawyer magazine., 2019
  • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine., Top 100 Philadelphia, Super Lawyer magazine., 2018
  • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer magazine., 2008
  • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine, Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer magazine., 2007
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Office Location for Leon Aussprung, MD

1800 John F Kennedy Blvd
Suite 1500
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 877-889-1810

Fax: 888-800-5731

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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