Cooper Elliott Blog category: Legal News And Updates

Barton Keyes Admitted to Partnership with Ohio Civil Litigation Firm Cooper & Elliott

February 16, 2017

Columbus, Ohio – Ohio civil litigation firm Cooper & Elliott is pleased to announce that Barton “Bart” Keyes has been admitted to the firm’s partnership. Mr. Keyes joined Cooper & Elliott in December 2011 and has since been practicing in matters of wrongful death, civil rights violations, personal injury, medical malpractice, and business litigation. According …

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Cooper & Elliott Creates Focused Intake Process to Facilitate Claimants Eligible for Zimmer Durom Cup Settlement Program

March 9, 2016

Columbus, Ohio – Ohio personal injury attorneys Cooper & Elliott are pleased to announce the formation of a focused intake process to facilitate claimants eligible for the Zimmer Durom Cup settlement program. This program is designed to make it easier for possible claimants to discuss eligibility for the settlement program created by joint replacement manufacturer, …

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Ben Cooper Joins Ohio Civil Litigation Firm Cooper & Elliott

October 1, 2015

Columbus, Ohio – Ohio civil litigation law firm Cooper & Elliott is pleased to announce C. Benjamin Cooper has joined the firm. Along with other attorneys at Cooper & Elliott, Mr. Cooper will practice in matters of wrongful death, civil rights violations, personal injury, medical malpractice, and business litigation. Mr. Cooper joined Cooper & Elliott …

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Estate of Michael W. Griffith Reaches Fourth Settlement Agreement

June 2, 2015

Columbus, Ohio – Ohio law firm Cooper & Elliott announces a fourth settlement in the wrongful death case brought by the family of Pastor Michael W. Griffith. Mr. Griffith was abruptly killed by a drunk driver named Evan Kulasa, who was underage and had been overserved alcohol at a party.  Mr. Kulasa also was underinsured. …

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Stonehenge Land Company’s Case Against Board of Education/School District Settles out of Court

April 17, 2015

Columbus, Ohio – Business litigation law firm Cooper & Elliott is pleased to announce that the case between Stonehenge Land Company and a Board of Education (the full name has been withheld from this post for privacy) has reached a settlement agreement for $980,000. According to court documents, the settlement was reached after the trial court …

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Federal Judge OKs Multiple Cases Against Pilot Flying J for Fraud

March 25, 2015

Columbus, Ohio – Trucking companies represented by Cooper & Elliott in cases against Pilot Flying J for alleged fraud, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation will be allowed to continue their lawsuits. U.S. District Judge Amul Thapar rejected Pilot Flying J’s request to dismiss these claims. Requests by Jimmy Haslam (CEO of Pilot Flying J) …

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Wrongful Death Claims Versus Survival Claims: What’s The Difference?

March 18, 2014

When your client loses a loved one to a case of wrongful death, there are two distinct claims possibilities. The first and most obvious course of action is to file a claim under Ohio’s wrongful death statute. However, if the decedent suffered any conscious pain or suffering before death, even if only briefly, a survival …

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Personal Injury Mediation: A Viable Alternative To Deadlock Negotiating

December 26, 2013

When it comes to personal injury litigation, some people turn away from the process due to its potential to be expensive, stressful and time-consuming. However, in recent years, personal injury mediation has become common in these types of cases. A large percentage of civil cases settle, in turn making mediation the most common settlement technique. …

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