Peter A. Lentini (Cherry Hill, New Jersey)
Peter A. Lentini (Cherry Hill, New Jersey)

Peter A. Lentini

Licensed for 29 years

Practice Area: Product Liability, Trucking and Transportation Litigation, Premises Liability 1 more area of practice 1 more

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Peter A. Lentini

Serving Cherry Hill, NJ view address

About Peter A. Lentini

A shareholder in the firm's Cherry Hill, New Jersey, office, Peter practices in the area of general civil litigation, with particular emphasis on product liability and premises liability litigation. With trial experience in both state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Peter has handled hundreds of product liability, motor vehicle, and premises claims--many involving death, paralysis, loss of limb, burns, blindness, brain injuries, and other severe and permanent injuries. He also defended fire loss cases for a major manufacturer of computer equipment. Sample product claims have involved hunting tree stands, conveyors, commercial laundry equipment, gas powered cut saw, industrial machinery, elect...

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A shareholder in the firm's Cherry Hill, New Jersey, office, Peter practices in the area of general civil litigation, with particular emphasis on product liability and premises liability litigation. With trial experience in both state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Peter has handled hundreds of product liability, motor vehicle, and premises claims--many involving death, paralysis, loss of limb, burns, blindness, brain injuries, and other severe and permanent injuries. He also defended fire loss cases for a major manufacturer of computer equipment. Sample product claims have involved hunting tree stands, conveyors, commercial laundry equipment, gas powered cut saw, industrial machinery, electric carts, laptop computers, printers, HVAC systems, sprinkler valves, gym equipment, portable stairs, safety harness, dishwasher, roofing materials and manufactured homes.

Peter has considerable experience in product litigation relating to hunting tree stand accidents. He has worked for various manufacturers, retailers and insurance companies in this industry. In addition to handling these claims directly in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Peter has counseled, handled or overseen the defense of over 200 product claims in states such as Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Additionally, Peter has served as an adjunct professor of pre-trial advocacy for Rutgers School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, and is a member of the Camden County Bar Association.

Honors & Awards

•New Jersey Super Lawyer, 2005, 2010

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Year Joined Organization

2007

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Areas of Law

  • Product Liability
  • Trucking and Transportation Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Fire Loss Subrogation

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      Credentials

      Position
      Shareholder
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1987, Pennsylvania
      1987, New Jersey
      Law School Attended
      Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      Class of 1987
      J.D.
      Law Review: Member, Temple Law Quarterly, 1986 - 1987
      University Attended
      La Salle University
      Class of 1984
      B.A.
      cum laude
      Associations & Memberships

      Associations & Memberships

      Camden County Bar Association

      Representative Cases
      Significant Representative Matters: Granted summary judgment in gasoline powered saw case involving head injuries resulting in medical expenses of $500,000, severe scarring, and allegations of permanent injury
      Granted summary judgment in a construction/roofing accident case involving head injuries resulting in medical expenses of $400,000, skull disfigurement, and allegations of permanent injury
      Dismissal in death case that resulted in settlement of $6 million by co-defendants. Established that client had limited or no role in allegations of negligence related to rail yard accident
      Identified the misuse of a product as a likely cause of an accident involving the traumatic amputation of two fingers resulting in an $80,000 settlement of claim despite $150,000 workers' compensation lien
      Blofstein v. Rubenstein, et al . Civil rights claim against Bucks County District Attorney and Prison Warden, verdict for defendants
      Howarth v. Reorganized Church . Horseback riding accident, 13-year-old plaintiff with brain injury, $50,000 medical expenses, admission of negligence, settlement demand $2.6 million, settlement offer $250,000, total jury verdict of $77,826
      Grumbling v. Loggy Bayou. Product claim involving fall from hunting tree stand, spinal fractures necessitating four level lumbar spinal fusion, settlement demand $800,000, verdict for defendant
      Leiggi v. Loggy Bayou. Product claim involving fall from hunting tree stand, disc herniation, fractured arm and ribs, $250,000 stipulated damages, verdict for defendant
      Crisefi v. Oaklyn Board of Education. Negligent supervision claim against school teachers, sixth grader with wrist fracture/permanent residual claims, verdict for defendants
      Torrez v. Super Fresh. Negligent maintenance of hydraulic pallet jack, knee and ankle surgeries, $90,000 jury verdict, reversed -- verdict entered for defendant on appeal
      Coyne v. Laidlaw. Motor vehicle accident, cervical spinal disectomy with two level fusion and insertion of Codman plate, liability awarded to plaintiff via summary judgment before trial, $300,000 demand after summary judgment, $75,000 jury verdict
      Mazza v. SK Hand Tools. Product liability claim involving broken ratchet, plaintiff rendered legally blind in tire changing accident. Verdict for defendant.