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Lawrence Lazzara Jr.

Lawrence Lazzara’s Legal Cases

15 total


  • S.I.I. v. L.G.

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    Defeated Plaintiff's lawsuit
    Description:
    Mr. Lazzara represented Ms. G. against S.I.I. in a breach of contract action in which an unlicensed construction company sued Mr. Lazzara's client for compensation for unlicensed construction work. Mr. Lazzara got the company's lawsuit dismissed and won an award of attorney's fees and costs in doing so.
  • Disorderly Conduct Defense

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 17, 2010
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty on all counts
    Description:
    I represented a high school teacher who was accused of disorderly conduct after desperately pleading with her estranged spouse to return their minor child to my client's custody. After months of debating with the prosecution to dismiss the charges, we took the matter to trial and prevailed on all counts.
  • Modification of Child Support

    Practice Area:
    Child Support
    Date:
    Jul 08, 2010
    Outcome:
    Victory! Won by a landslide.
    Description:
    I helped a client battle an estranged spouse through a heavily contested and complex child support matter which required in depth analysis of voluminous personal and corporate financial records. I also utilized the testimony of a financial expert to assist in the calculation of my client's gross monthly income so that a favorable child support obligation could be accurately determined by the court. This matter took over a year to litigate, requiring thousands of pages of financial discovery. I mastered the file, presented an aggressive case, and won convincingly.
  • Bar Assault Case

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Nov 12, 2010
    Outcome:
    Case settled during mediation
    Description:
    Client was violently attacked by a patron. The patron was intoxicated when he grabbed a glass mug filled with beer and shattered it on my client's head, causing permanent scaring and severe blood loss. The wound required nearly 40 stitches. The bar denied liability, forcing us to file a lawsuit. After discovery was completed, the deposition transcripts led the parties to a successful mediation, where defendants settled the case for tens of thousands of dollars.
  • Head On Collision

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    We settled and got our client compensated!
    Description:
    Case involved a client making a right hand turn out of a shopping center at the same time the other driver was making a left hand turn. The other driver prematurely began her turn, resulting in a head on collision near the entrance to the shopping center. The adverse insurance company initially denied liability. I then filed a lawsuit and began preparing for arbitration. In anticipation of our case being successful at arbitration, they adverse insurance carrier decided to settle and compensate my client for all of his medical bills, in addition to his pain and suffering.
  • Medical Injury caused by personal trainer

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    Successfully settled in my client's favor
    Description:
    Mr. Lazzara represented a heavy-set young woman for a leg fracture sustained while she was receiving a personal training session from an unlicensed trainer at a world renowned gym. Mr. Lazzara battled both the insurance company representing the gymnasium as well as the individual owner. After months of diligent and aggressive advocacy, Mr. Lazzara was able to negotiate a settlement which awarded his client thousands of dollars for the damages caused by the unlicensed trainer.
  • Corporate Stock Buyout

    Practice Area:
    Corporate & Incorporation
    Outcome:
    Nearly doubled client's investment
    Description:
    Mr. Lazzara took on a multi-million dollar corporation on behalf of his client, who was a minority shareholder in this company. After hiring expert witnesses to review the corporation's accounting records, transactions, and board of director decisions, Mr. Lazzara was able to negotiate a buyout of his client's stock for nearly double the client's initial investment.
  • Auto accident with leg fractures

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 03, 2011
    Outcome:
    Negotiated an excellent settlement for the client
    Description:
    Mr. Lazzara represented an young man in his twenties who was involved in a horrific head-on collision, from which he sustained permanent leg injuries. His client required several surgeries, hardware placed in his leg, and over a year's worth of follow-up treatment.
  • Order of Protection Dropped

    Practice Area:
    Family
    Outcome:
    The Order of Protection was dropped and father was able to see his children.
    Description:
    Mother attempted to uphold an order of protection against father so that she could segregate the father from his children. Mr. Lazzara aggressively litigated an order of protection hearing and successfully proved that mother had no legitimate grounds for the order to be upheld.
  • High school student in accident on way to class

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    The negligent driver was found to be responsible for the injuries sustained by Mr. Lazzara's client, and Mr. Lazzara obtained a favorable settlement for his client.
    Description:
    Mr Lazzara represented a high school student who was injured in a motor vehicle collision while on his way to class. Mr. Lazzara's client was a restrained passenger in the vehicle and sustained whiplash injuries, for which he required medical treatment.