Lee Ann L. Kley is a Personal Injury Trial Attorney and manages the personal injury and worker's compensation divisions of Kley Law, P.A. Lee Ann has resolved hundreds of cases on behalf of her clients. She was born in Southern Minnesota and grew up in a small farming community. At a young age, Lee Ann wanted to become a lawyer in large part due to her desire to help others.
Lee Ann obtained her bachelor's degree in political science from Minnesota State University her she immersed herself in pre-law and government studies. She became involved in the community by mentoring through Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America and regularly volunteered at local food banks. Lee Ann’s love for an active lifestyle prompted her decision to apply to law school in Florida. After receiving an offer from Barry University School of Law, she uprooted her life and moved to Orlando. She received honors for the highest grade in several courses, participated in numerous student organizations and obtained a position on Moot Court. After spending a summer in the Netherlands observing International Court proceedings, the Florida Supreme Court admitted Lee Ann into the Certified Legal Internship program where she gained invaluable experience working with the Legal Advocacy Center of Central Florida.
Lee Ann spent the early part of her career working at a prominent bankruptcy and family law firm near downtown Orlando. She moved to South Florida after accepting an offer with a personal injury law firm located in Pompano Beach. After gaining extensive litigation experience, she branched out and opened her own law practice. Throughout the court of her career Lee Ann has been involved in over 50 trials, resolved hundreds of personal injury matters and secured millions on behalf of her clients. She is a member of the Broward County BNI Renaissance Chapter and the Broward County Bar Association.
Admission: 2013, Florida 2019, North Carolina
Auto Accidents Victims of car accidents know how traumatic and life altering the experience can be. In 2015, approximately 1,000 car accidents occurred on a daily basis in the state of Florida resulting in insurance carriers paying out millions in settlement proceeds. In order to receive compensation for injuries, car accident victims must navigate through the claims process which can be confusing and frustrating. The personal injury attorneys and support staff at Kley Law, P.A. can handle this process for you. We are experienced in representing car accident victims and can help you in recovering compensation. If you or someone you know was the victim of a car accident, contact us today for a free consultation.
Bed Bug Claims Bed bug infestations have become a serious problem in our country. It is common for individuals to suffer serious allergic reactions after coming in contact with these pathogen carrying vectors. Owners of land, whether it be a hotel or apartment complex, must maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. Maintaining a safe premise includes inspecting for, treating, and preventing bed bug infestations. Whether you stayed at a bed bug infested hotel, moved into an apartment with a bed bug infestation or purchased bed bug infested furniture, our bed bug lawyers have resolved hundreds of bed bug claims and can provide the legal representation you deserve.
Bicycle Accidents Florida consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous states in the country for bicyclists. Approximately 7,000 bicycle accidents occur annually in the state of Florida. Due to minimal protection and less visibility on the road than other modes of transportation, most injuries are often serious or fatal. In the state of Florida bicyclists are afforded similar legal protections as individuals injured in car accidents. If you or someone you know suffered injuries as a result of being in a bicycle accident, contact Kley Law, P.A. today and speak with one of our experienced attorneys.
Boating Accidents Boating is a common recreational activity in Florida. Roughly 700 boating accidents are reported each year making it the state with the highest number of reported claims in the nation. Most boating accidents are caused by drivers who were either inexperienced or distracted at the time of impact. If you were injured in a boating accident, the individual who caused your injuries may be liable under both Florida and Maritime Law. If you suffered injuries as the result of a boating accident, contact Kley Law, P.A. today to discuss what options you have.
Defective Products The victim of a defective product claim typically experienced a situation similar to one or more of the following: the purchase of an item improperly manufactured, such as a ladder with a cracked step that snaps when trying to step on it; the purchase of an item improperly designed, such as an extension cord that electrocutes all users when unplugging it; or purchase of a product that fails to adequately list the dangers associated with use, such as a string of Christmas lights that does not warn the purchaser if left plugged in for more than six hours it will start a fire. Whether you purchased a product that failed to adequately warn of the dangers associated with its’ use or purchased an improperly manufactured or designed product and were injured as a result, the attorneys at Kley Law, P.A. can assist you with recovering compensation.
Dog Bites If a dog bites someone, Florida law subjects the canine owner to strict liability. Under strict liability, an owner is responsible for injuries their dog caused regardless of the dog’s history for ferocious behavior. Typically, homeowners’ insurance provides coverage for victims of dog bites. Over the past several years, Florida insurance carriers have paid out millions in dog bite claims. If you or someone you love is the victim of a dog bite attack, contact our office today for a free consultation.
Motorcycle Accidents Motorcycles lack the type of protection cars provide in the event of a crash. As a result, injuries are typically more severe. Insurance regulations can make the process of recovering compensation for injuries difficult. The staff at Kley Law, P.A. are experienced in handling motorcycle accident claims and will guide you through this difficult and painful process while providing zealous representation along the way. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Negligent Repair Mechanics are required to conduct vehicle repairs in a skillful, careful and workmanlike manner. A mechanic is liable for damages suffered as a result of any repairs they made negligently. If your mechanic failed to fully repair a broken or worn out part, failed to see and advise you of a major repair needed during inspection, or improperly replaced or repaired a part which resulted in you suffering damages, you may have a claim. Contact Kley Law, P.A. today to speak with one of our experienced attorneys and find out.
Slip and Fall Accidents Each year over one million individuals suffer from slips, trips and falls. Residential and commercial property owners generally owe visitors the responsibility of exercising reasonable care to ensure the premises; floors, sidewalks, driveways, stairs and aisles are free of dangerous hazards or conditions that could cause harm. Contact our office today if you or someone you know suffered injuries after slipping, tripping or falling.
Toxic Torts In toxic tort claims the victim will have suffered an injury or illness as the result of exposure to a dangerous substance such as mold, chemicals, pharmaceutical drugs or pesticides. In order to establish a toxic tort claim the victim must be able to prove they were exposed to a dangerous substance that caused them harm. If you believe you came in contact with a dangerous substance that is the cause of your injuries, contact Kley Law, P.A. today to determine if you have a claim.
Wrongful Death Approximately 121,000 individuals pass away each year from accidents such as motor vehicle collisions or slip and falls. The family of wrongful death victims may recover damages such as pain and suffering, loss of support and services, and funeral or medical expenses from the negligent party. To prevail on a wrongful death claim, a negligent or reckless act must have resulted in a fatality. If you lost a loved one as the result of an incident caused by another person you may have a claim. Contact Kley Law, P.A. today for a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.