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Craig T. Matthews

Craig Matthews’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • Katz v. Meli Investments

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 09, 2009
    Outcome:
    Dismissal
    Description:
    Obtained dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction on behalf of an out-of-state corporate client who was sued in Ohio federal court over an alleged breach of contract claim involving a multimillion dollar real estate venture.
  • Indian Creek Condominium Association v. Adams

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jun 08, 2005
    Outcome:
    Full recovery on all claims
    Description:
    Recovered full amount of judgment against a general contractor who had negligently installed roofs on multiple condominium buildings, then fraudulently conveyed its assets to a new company in order to evade recovery. We successfully pierced the corporate veil of the new company and established the fraudulent conversion.
  • Scott v. Hall

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Feb 10, 1987
    Outcome:
    Judgment
    Description:
    Recovered full amount of six figure judgment, including punitive damages and attorney's fees, on behalf of an elderly person who was defrauded by family member who abused power of attorney and absconded with client's life savings, hiding the stolen property in an out-of-state real estate development venture. Judgment was affirmed by Second District Court of Appeals.
  • United Consumers Club v. Prime Time

    Practice Area:
    Franchising
    Date:
    Nov 11, 2010
    Outcome:
    Successfully mediated
    Description:
    Obtained order compelling discovery and granting attorney fees in franchise termination litigation against nationally known company with billion dollar revenues represented by preeminent Ohio "Super Lawyers" firm, with United States Magistrate Judge Rodovich finding "continuous attempts to avoid its discovery obligations were willful and in bad faith." United Consumers Club v. Prime Time, Case No. 2:07 cv 358 (U.S.D.C., N.D. Indiana, 2010).
  • Cline v. Niehaus

    Practice Area:
    Elder Law
    Date:
    Jul 19, 2011
    Outcome:
    Successfully mediated
    Description:
    Filed suit on behalf of elderly widow whose fortune was taken by her bank manager, who purchased a $410,000.00 home. Case was featured as front page headline story in Dayton Daily News on September 25, 2011.
  • Peachy v. City of Tipp City

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Date:
    Jun 01, 1999
    Outcome:
    Court of Appeals reversed adverse trial court ruling
    Description:
    Obtained on behalf of client/business owner a decision from the Second District Court of Appeals declaring as unconstitutional a Tipp City ordinance that required those wanting to make any exterior alterations to historic district properties apply for and receive a permit from the city restoration board.
  • Seitz v. Harvey

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Date:
    Mar 27, 2013
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for 3 counts of fraud
    Description:
    Attorney Anne Harvey sold her termite damaged home to young military couple, checking "No" box for termite damage. We sued for fraud.