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Ethan Thomas Vessels

Ethan Vessels’s Legal Cases

19 total


  • Wright v. Allstate

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Nov 07, 2007
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict, $79,000
    Description:
    Automobile accident resulting in broken sternum. Direct lawsuit against Allstate for failure to settle the underinsured motorist claim
  • Ohio Department of Transportation v. Joy-Wagner Rental, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Land Use & Zoning
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for the Defendant for $389,000
    Description:
    Eminent domain case in which the State of Ohio condemned a portion of the client's commercial property. Jury trial to determine the fair value of the taking and its impact on the remainder of the property. State had valued the taking at $123,000.
  • Sams v. Hesson

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jul 23, 2008
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for $287,500
    Description:
    Personal injury case in which the client had suffered a brain injury that permanently destroyed his sense of smell. Allstate Insurance provided the liability insurance for the defendant.
  • Schilling v.Interim Healthcare of the Upper Ohio Valley

    Practice Area:
    Employee Benefits
    Date:
    Jun 19, 2008
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment for Plaintiffs
    Description:
    Two employees of a regional in-home health care agency were denied payment for claims made under their employer-sponsored health plan. The employer had failed to segregate the employee health premiums and could not pay the claims. The employees successfully sued the company that purchased the original employer, recovering all of the unpaid medical bills plus attorney's fees.
  • Morgan v. Gracely

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    May 03, 2006
    Outcome:
    Summary judgment for defendant, affirmed on appeal
    Description:
    Plaintiff fell in "lawn strip" abutting defendant's property. Court held that defendant owed no duty for the condition of the lawn strip. Affirmed on appeal.
  • Sheward v. Kuhn

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 15, 2007
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for defendant.
    Description:
    Personal injury case involving two-car collision. Jury found that defendant was not negligent.
  • Gloeckner v. Sisson

    Practice Area:
    Residential
    Date:
    Nov 05, 2007
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Defendants
    Description:
    Plaintiff was a landowner downslope from defendants. Claimed that defendants were negligent in causing a mudslide that caused damage to the plaintiff's property. Tried to the court. Court held that the defendants were not negligent.
  • Gloeckner v. Sisson

    Practice Area:
    Residential
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Defendants
    Description:
    Plaintiff was a landowner downslope from defendants. Claimed that defendants were negligent in causing a mudslide that caused damage to the plaintiff's property. Tried to the court. Court held that the defendants were not negligent.
  • Jane Doe v. XYZ Corporation

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Date:
    Jan 28, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settlement exceeding $1 million.
    Description:
    Case involved death of an employee at an industrial facility. Executor for the employee claimed that the employer had engaged in a number of unsafe practices, leading the the employee's death. Sought damages exceeding the worker's compensation death benefit. Parties arrived at confidential settlement prior to filing suit.
  • Cantwell v. Williams

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Feb 20, 2008
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Plaintiff for $100,000.
    Description:
    Plaintiff suffered severe concussion and resulting memory problems as the victim of an assault and battery. Filed civil suit to recover damages. Tried to court. Court entered judgment for just over $100,000, including an award of punitive damages.