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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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Where’s the Real Crime? The Injustice of Criminal Defense Malpractice

Legal Malpractice| September 6, 2018

Imagine being accused of assault. You know that, at the time, you were miles away with several witnesses. Nothing to worry about, right? But months later, you find yourself convicted and incarcerated. This kind of personal calamity is an example of what can happen to a person’s life when he or she becomes a victim …

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Overcoming Uninsured/Underinsured Insurance Complexities and Legal Malpractice

Legal Malpractice| July 5, 2018

For Robyn*, it was one spirit-crushing event after another: first, a traffic accident left her with tens of thousands of dollars in medical debt and physical scars she would carry with her for the rest of her life; then, soon after, the passing of her husband. Because the motorist who struck her car was uninsured, …

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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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