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Ellen Marie Mccarthy

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  1. LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE IN 15 MINUTES

    Posted by Joan, a Workers Compensation client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Ellen Mccarthy.
    • I hired Ellen more than 3 years ago.
    • Ellen handled my Workers Compensation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    1st time I met Ellen McCarthy was in court for a pretrial BWC settlement hearing. After a brief hello she instructed me not to leave the floor and went into conference with the judge and other attorneys. After about 5 minutes she came out and said "as Bob told you, we cannot win this case" The last phone conference I had with Bob about the meeting he stated that we would be disusing, future medical, wage loss, getting injuries that the IC would not allow, and future wage loss. I was shocked by what she had said and before I really had a chance to process what she had said I was told that she could get me something in the way of a settlement to close out this case, witch I did not expect but had concerns and reservations. I am going through the SSDI process and was sent to a Physiatrist who said that my injuries should have been allowed (she is also a BWC doc.) and were definitely work related injuries. I hate to give such low marks but the facts are
    1) Trustworthy - I was mislead regarding the pretrial. When I ask Ellen when I could expect the settlement she told me it would be about 30 days. She did not inform me that any of the parties had 30 days to change their mind, after the 30 days if all parties agreed it would be presented to the Attorney General for approval, and the whole process took 66 days which is the normal amount of time. This deception cost me over a thousand dollars for late payment charges for rent. I would have found an alternate way to get the rent money.
    2) Responsive in a way she was ok and may have gotten an average but because it was not accurate sorry,
    3) Knowledgeable - My experience would be best compared to what one might expect from an attorney's first case involving the BWC.
    4) Kept me informed - when the BWC sites that they are supposed to present new information but nothing new is presented by NPHM does not give them much to inform me about

  2. Very Competent

    Posted by a Aviation client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ellen Mccarthy.
    • I hired Ellen more than 3 years ago.
    • Ellen handled my Aviation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Ellen was very knowledgeable about my case and easily communicated the legal process. Above all Ellen advocated upon my behalf to the firm to defend my case on a probono basis.

  3. Eileen Gallagher

    Posted by a Car Accident client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ellen Mccarthy.
    • I hired Ellen more than 3 years ago.
    • Ellen handled my Car / Auto Accident matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    My experience with Ellen McCarthy was excellent. Ellen was very knowledgable and made the process for me very easy, Ellen handled everything and I had a very fair outcome.

  4. Knowledgeable, tenacious, and a winner.

    Posted by JP, a Personal Injury client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ellen Mccarthy.
    • I hired Ellen more than 3 years ago.
    • Ellen handled my Personal Injury matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    Ellen McCarthy worked very hard to win my case. She was the most knowledgeable person in the courtroom. I was proud to have Ellen represent me. I wouldn't hesitate to use Ellen again.

  5. civil defense atty in cleveland

    Posted by bill, a Personal Injury client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    • I recommend Ellen Mccarthy.
    • Ellen handled my Personal Injury matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    I have referred cases to Ellen. Very knowledgeable and professional. Formidable advocate.