Cooper Elliott Blog topic: Clients Successes

Cooper Elliott Partners with the Brady Center, Leading to Sweeping Policy Changes for a Major Gun Retailer.

Clients SuccessesFor IndividualsWrongful Death| February 11, 2021

In 2016, Gerri Galliher’s son, Bryan, was tragically murdered by a man who illegally purchased a black powder revolver from Cabela’s. Added to her grief was a profound sense of shock—shock that the killer, who was a violent convicted felon, was so easily able to purchase a deadly weapon. Gerri wanted answers, and she wanted …

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Expanded Legislation in Wrongful Conviction Leads to Exonerees’ Justice

Civil RightsClients SuccessesFor Individuals| November 10, 2020

Imagine spending eleven years in prison for a heinous crime you didn’t commit—eleven years away from family, not completing your college degree or advancing your career, and putting your life on hold. Then imagine the state exonerates you but refuses to compensate you for wrongful conviction.  This was the reality Mary Jenny Wilcox (now Reach) …

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Reclaiming One Man’s Future through Shareholder Dispute Resolution

Clients SuccessesFor Businesses| September 20, 2018

Business thrives on promises made with good intentions and integrity. When those promises are committed to signed documents, they become contractual obligations that compel the parties to live up to their promises even though good intentions and integrity may wane. When promises made in good faith are subsequently discarded in the wake of ego and …

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Restoring a Young Girl’s Future After a Disfiguring Dog Attack

Clients SuccessesPersonal Injury| July 2, 2018

One family’s holiday get-together quickly turned into an emergency situation when a visitor’s dog attacked a young girl. It’s something that could happen anytime a dog is around an unfamiliar child—that much is easy enough to understand. What’s not so simple in a child injury or personal injury case, is determining how to assess the …

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One School’s Negligence Perpetuates Teacher Misconduct

Clients SuccessesPersonal Injury| June 14, 2018

As Ohio civil litigation attorneys representing injured children, we have learned that “injury” has many different forms. Sometimes wounds are obvious—in other cases, the pain is emotional and less obvious, but no less damaging to young victims. This is especially true where parental or teacher misconduct is involved. Sometimes, the mental and emotional damage caused …

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Ohio Civil Litigation Attorneys Act Quickly to Fight Disability Discrimination

Civil RightsClients SuccessesEmploymentPersonal Injury| May 17, 2018

Civil litigation isn’t only about seeking compensation for damages. It can also serve the purpose of preventing damage by using the power of more immediate protections such as temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions. These legal tools can help keep a precarious situation from getting worse. The case that follows illustrates just how important those …

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A Daycare’s Disregard for Safety Forever Changes a Little Girl’s Life

Clients SuccessesPersonal Injury| April 25, 2018

It’s every parent’s nightmare: an accident that leaves a small child physically and emotionally maimed. When we send our children to a daycare center, we trust that the teachers and administrators in charge have taken the necessary precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of the precious little people we place in their care. Unfortunately, …

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An Uninsured Auto Dealer Is Held Accountable for Personal Injury

Clients SuccessesPersonal Injury| March 15, 2018

The purpose of test driving a car is to discover the truth about it before you make a purchase. In the case of this fateful test drive, multiple truths were revealed about the unscrupulous business practices of one Columbus auto dealer. One day, a small, independent auto dealer sent a prospective buyer on a test …

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Ohio Wrongful Death Attorneys Protect a Widow’s Claim and Dignity

Clients SuccessesWrongful Death| February 1, 2018

This is a story about a tragic accident resulting from negligence. It’s also a story about how safeguards built into the legal process to protect the innocent are abused by those looking to avoid responsibility—and damages—resulting from their own negligence. And finally, it’s a story about our determination to protect our client despite the responsible …

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