Ohio Supreme Court reversed the trial courts granting of defendants granting of summary judgement for plaintiff who did not realize he had contracted cancer from chemical exposure until after the statute of limitations had run. Case was originally thrown out by trial court on statute of limitations grounds. Plaintiff was subsequently permitted to have his case heard on the merits in the trial court.
Jane Doe v ABC Tavern
Six figure settlement
Significant six-figure settlement from a restaurant and bar owner for client who sustained orthopedic injuries. Client was a passenger in a car being driven by a drunk driver who became drunk at defendants bar. Driver crashed into a pole. Tavern employees knew the driver was drunk but allowed him to get behind the wheel anyway.
Payne v Bencin Trucking
Verdict for Plaintiff in the amount of $587,000 (less 30%)
Construction worker clipped by passing construction truck while directing traffic. Trucking company denied responsibility and the case was tried to a jury in Cleveland, Ohio in September, 2011
Three-wheeled motorcycle crash
Jul 14, 2011
Settlement for $2.3M
$2.3M settlement for husband and wife injured while riding a three-wheeled motorcycle