Portrait of William Leckerling

Education

Hobart College B.A.

Vermont Law School, J.D.

Memberships

American College of Trial

Lawyers

National Board of Trial 

Advocacy

CASE SUMMARY


Bill concentrates his practice on matters involving negligence including products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, brain injuries, and cerebral palsy claims. Bill has successfully resolved (either through trial or settlement) complex personal injury claims for over 30 years including those involving:

• A brain injury which occurred when the surgeon entered into patients brain while removing sinus polyps

• Cerebral Palsy and other brain injuries caused by an anesthesiologist who administered an adult dose of anesthetic to a six-month-old infant

• The death of a nineteen-year-old caused by the hospital’s emergency room’s failure to properly treat an aspirin overdose

• The death of a seventy-year-old woman due to the hospital’s administering an overdose of a sedative

• The loss of a patient’s leg as a result of the surgeon cutting a patient’s artery during bladder surgery

• Cerebral Palsy and other brain injuries caused by a hospital’s failure to properly treat an infant’s jaundice

• The death of a patient following gastric bypass surgery

• A brain injury which occurred when a customer was thrown from snowmobile while on a guided tour

• The death of a husband and wife from carbon monoxide poisoning which escaped from the boiler in their basement

• The death of motorcyclist who was side-swiped by a car

• A brain injury to an infant as a result of the negligent delay of her helicopter transport

• A hip fracture when a skier was improperly loaded on a ski lift

E. WILLIAM LECKERLING

wmleckerling@lisman.com

Telephone: (802) 657-7250