Cooper Elliott Blog tag: Ohio civil litigation attorneys

An Uninsured Auto Dealer Is Held Accountable for Personal Injury

Client SuccessesPersonal Injury| March 15, 2018

The purpose of test driving a car is to discover the truth about it before you make a purchase. In the case of this fateful test drive, multiple truths were revealed about the unscrupulous business practices of one Columbus auto dealer. One day, a small, independent auto dealer sent a prospective buyer on a test …

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The Boundaries of Civil Litigation: What Attorneys Can and Can’t Do

Personal InjuryWrongful Death| March 8, 2018

All civil litigation starts with a victim, one who has suffered due to another’s misjudgment, malice, or negligence. It’s the job of civil litigation attorneys to facilitate the victim’s healing, physically and emotionally, through compensation, which may or may not involve a monetary settlement. Due to certain limitations of the legal system, there are some …

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Keep the Jury Out: Why Settlements Are Often Better Than Verdicts

Client Successes| May 31, 2017

It’s a suspenseful moment. The jury members file into the jurors’ box. The judge asks the defendant to rise. And then the jury’s foreman reads the verdict. The revelation of the jury’s verdict has been a staple of television courtroom dramas from “Perry Mason” to “Law & Order.” It can make for gripping television. But …

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Barton Keyes Admitted to Partnership with Ohio Civil Litigation Firm Cooper & Elliott

Legal News And Updates| February 16, 2017

Columbus, Ohio – Ohio civil litigation firm Cooper & Elliott is pleased to announce that Barton “Bart” Keyes has been admitted to the firm’s partnership. Mr. Keyes joined Cooper & Elliott in December 2011 and has since been practicing in matters of wrongful death, civil rights violations, personal injury, medical malpractice, and business litigation. According …

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Catching Up with CSI: Medically Demonstrative Technology

Personal Injury| December 16, 2016

We have tried many personal injury and wrongful death cases over the years, and there have been plenty of instances where we’ve asked medical experts to testify about what did or didn’t happen to the plaintiff. Jurors have enough information to process throughout a trial as it is, and expecting them to comprehend in just …

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Qualified Immunity: A Necessary, But Not Absolute Privilege

For Individuals| December 8, 2016

Lately, it’s not surprising to turn on the news and see a case involving a police officer who’s been accused of using excessive force. The circumstances all vary but are nonetheless emotionally charged and often involve a legal doctrine known as qualified immunity. As Ohio civil litigation attorneys, we’d like to shed some light on …

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Subrogation, Private Health Insurance and Your Personal Injury Settlement

Personal Injury| November 29, 2016

In previous articles, we’ve shared the basics of subrogation and how it relates to Medicare and Medicaid. The rules that govern subrogation for Medicare and Medicaid are different than those for private health insurers. In this article, we’ll discuss subrogation as it relates to private insurance and ways we can help our clients minimize its …

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