Cooper Elliott Blog topic: Legal News And Updates

Act Now Before Sub. H.B. 606 COVID-19 Immunity Legislation Passes

For BusinessesFor IndividualsLegal News And UpdatesMalpracticePersonal Injury| August 6, 2020

Amidst the chaos of 2020, COVID-19 immunity legislation quietly proceeds through the Ohio legislature. If Sub. H.B. 606 passes and is signed into law, it will provide broad immunity to healthcare workers who committed malpractice from March 9, 2020 through December 31, 2020.  Sub. H.B. 606 Sub. H.B. 606 would give immunity to doctors and …

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

Legal News And Updates| 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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Takeaways from the Jury Box: An Attorney Serves Jury Duty

Legal News And Updates| May 17, 2016

Dynamic disciplines like medicine or law require an ongoing pursuit of experience in order to meet the diverse challenges of their respective professions. Sometimes those experiences are best obtained by viewing processes from a different perspective. A member of our team recently had the opportunity to learn about trial law from a most unique—yet fundamental—perspective: …

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

Legal News And Updates| 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

Legal News And Updates| 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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20+20: Tort Reform and the Decline of the Jury System

Legal News And Updates| June 30, 2015

We’ve been reflecting on our firm’s twenty years in the legal profession and anticipating the next twenty. This article looks at changes to the jury system, and how a process supposedly meant to protect litigants could actually be creating an unsafe society. The jury system under attack The idea that an injured person should receive …

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Estate of Michael W. Griffith Reaches Fourth Settlement Agreement

Legal News And Updates| 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

Legal News And Updates| 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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