Michael Jay Leizerman concentrates his practice in select catastrophic injury truck collision cases across the country.
Michael is the author of the Thomson West/AAJ three-volume treatise, Litigating Truck Accident Cases. He was the first Chair of AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group. Michael attended truck driving school and obtaining his Commercial Driver’s License while managing his law practice. He has been interviewed about truck litigation and safety on ABC, CBS, and CNBC. He is a founding member of the Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable and co-founder of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys.
He has received record-breaking truck accident settlements and verdicts across the country—most recently a $34 million Ohio settlement in 2014, a record $16 million Ohio wrongful death consortium-only verdict in 2013 and a $13.2 million Arizona wrongful death consortium-only verdict in 2012. He and his wife Rena practice law together. In 2012, they received the first punitive damages verdict in the country in a negligent hiring truck broker case.
Michael is a Board Certified and Re-certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Michael is a member of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society and has a passion for studying the art and science of persuasion. Among his many honors, Michael is particularly proud to be a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College.
Michael loves sharing his knowledge with other lawyers. He puts on a series of workshops following his Core Method. Learn more at his website www.TruthWarrior.com.