Superior Court Judge Severely Injured In Bicycle Accident

The South New Jersey news website,, recently reported on Superior Court Judge Lee Solomon’s brush with death following a serious bicycle accident.

The fifty-five year old Solomon was riding his bike one morning when he struck a large pothole and was thrown forward over the handlebars into the street. He was rushed to Cooper University Hospital’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit.

Bicycle Accident Injuries

Thankfully, he was wearing a helmet, but he still sustained severe injuries. Solomon’s skull was fractured in several places and he also fractured his hip and pelvis in the accident. He had been riding frequently in order to train for a future bicycle ride to raise money for awareness for multiple sclerosis.

Solomon, who has been a state judge for over three years, will not be participating in the benefit ride and, while he is fairing remarkably well, will likely require a lengthy recovery before he can return to work. His wife Diane said he is not going to be at the courthouse as soon as he thinks he is going to be at the courthouse.

She went on to joke that her husband always enjoys trying new things, such as visiting new restaurants, and his injuries have allowed him to visit Cooper’s brand new trauma center and make full use of its facilities.

The Importance Of Helmets

Solomon has inadvertently become a poster boy for helmet-wearing. Had he not been wearing one at the time of his accident, the injuries to his head could have been more severe or possibly even cost him his life.

Safety equipment is not just for professional riders or toddlers with training wheels. All riders should wear at least a helmet to reduce chances of injury in case of an accident. Solomon’s case proves that environmental hazards can be just as dangerous as automobiles to a bike rider.

Do I Have A Case?

We offer free consultation. No office visit required, we will get back to you within 24 hours.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


What can we do for you?

  • Answer your legal question.
  • Provide a Free Case Evaluation.
  • Schedule an appointment.


Choose Us?

  • Available 24/7
  • Trusted Since 1990
  • Local to You
  • Recovered $350,000,000
  • 5 Star Reviews
  • Free Case Evaluation
  • VIP Service
  • No Win, No Fee

Latest Law Post

March 20, 2019

Valsartan Dangers: 3 Things You Should Know

Several drugs containing Valsartan have been  recalled in the U.S. because they contain impurities which may be cancer risks. You may be eligible for financial compensation if you took a drug containing Valsartan and have been diagnosed with cancer.

March 15, 2019

Expert Testifies Before House Subcommittee Regarding Talc Use And Ovarian Cancer Link

A United States House of Representatives subcommittee, on March 12th, 2019, looked into whether they should give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the power to more strictly regulate cosmetics, including talcum powder and products containing talc.


We are Personal Injury Lawyers representing accident victims throughout California.
For 30 years, the law firm of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP has helped injury victims
obtain the compensation they deserve.