Leon Aussprung, MD

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Law Office of Leon Aussprung MD, LLC
 | 1429 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 877-889-1810
Fax: 888-800-5731
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Health Care (10%)
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    With a focus on catastrophic injury, medical negligence, auto accidents, death, premises liability, construction and work accidents, nursing home neglect and products liability, Leon Aussprung is a personal injury attorney at the Law Office of Leon Aussprung MD, LLC. Included in the top 5 percent of the 39,000 attorneys in Pennsylvania, he has worked on several multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements.

    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. Mr. Aussprung also obtained $25 million for the family of a women who died after infertility treatment when she began to bleed internally. He has argued cases against Hershey Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, York Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Lancaster General Hospital, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allegheny General Hospital and Indiana Regional Medical Center.

    Mr. 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 spent 14 years as a physician board-certified in pediatrics before becoming a lawyer. After his graduation from law school, he graduated from the Temple University Beasley School of Law with an LL.M. in trial advocacy.

    He is a member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. A member of the board of governors and fellow for the College of Legal Medicine, Mr. Aussprung is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of New York and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products
    • 10%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%Health Care
    Focus Areas

    Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Medical Devices, Products Liability, 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


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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    About Leon Aussprung, MD

    Admitted: 1997, Pennsylvania

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


    • Selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine., Super Lawyer, Super Lawyer magazine., 2007
    • 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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • PA Bar, 1997
    • N.J. Bar, 2008
    • Medical License, 1992

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Board of Governors, College of Legal Medicine, 2009
    • United States District Court of New Jersey, 2009
    • United States Supreme Court, 2019
    • United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2012
    • United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2009
    • Member, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
    • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2002
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
    • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2008
    • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1997
    • Fellow. American College of Legal Medicine, 1997


    • $1 million settlement for delay in diagnosis of breast cancer, 2016
    • $2.8 million settlement for esophageal perforation during cervical neck surgery, 2017
    • $1.5 million settlment for improper bowel embolization procedure, 2017
    • $1 million settlement for delay in diagnosis of breast cancer, 2017
    • $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
    • $15 million settlement on behalf of a worker, who was catastrophically injured in an industrial workplace fall accident., 2017
    • see website at www.AussprungLaw.com

    Educational Background:

    • LL.M. (Post-Law Legal degree) - Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2006
    • B.A. - University of Virginia, 1987
    • M.D. (Medical Doctor) - Jefferson Medical College, 1991
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    Office Location for Leon Aussprung, MD

    1429 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Phone: 877-889-1810

    Fax: 888-800-5731

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    Last Updated: 12/17/2019

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