C. Benjamin Cooper
Ben Cooper helps people use the law to deal with life-changing harms. His practice focuses on wrongful death, civil rights, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and complex business cases.
Ben is known as a thorough, well-prepared trial lawyer who aggressively and ethically pursues his clients’ cases. He is also a skilled appellate advocate. Ben strongly believes in holding powerful companies, people, and governments accountable, and he works hard to help his clients find meaning through their cases.
- Multiple seven-figure settlements and jury verdict
- The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40
- Began his career in Washington, D.C. at one of the world's largest law firms
- Top score on Ohio bar exam
- 2022 recipient of American Association of Justice Trial Lawyer Cares Award
I love holding big companies and governments accountable, and being able to comfort and guide someone through a crisis. I’m grateful for the chance to help our clients, because serving others is what life’s about.
Representative Verdicts and Settlements
for a mother who lost her unborn child due to toxic gas caused by the faulty installation of a fireplace.
for an immigrant due to negligence by his former immigration attorney.
for the family of a 4-year-old child killed by a stove that the apartment complex had not secured.
for the family of a patient whose doctor failed to provide proper care for her at Mount Carmel.
against a surgeon who botched a shoulder surgery, severing and failing to repair the spinal accessory nerve.
for African immigrant who experienced racial discrimination at work.
for injuries a man suffered as a result of a rear-end collision.
for inmate who was beaten by corrections officers.
for a woman who suffered injuries after falling in a restaurant
for an employee who was fired after sticking up for his co-worker’s civil rights.
for injuries caused by a Ross County officer’s excessive force.
Settlement & policy changes for the family of a man killed by a gun sold to a violent convicted felon.
Settlement for the family of a man who died because of an ER doctor’s missed diagnosis.
Settlement for a woman’s death caused by a bowel perforation and botched surgery.
Confidential settlement for lasting injuries caused by a sexual assault during a date.
Jury verdict & pre-judgment interest for a complex fee dispute on behalf of a law firm.
Confidential seven-figure settlement for traumatic brain injury caused by an under-insured driver.
Settlement for a young woman seriously injured in a truck crash.
Confidential settlement for a woman with serious injuries caused by a negligently maintained parking lot.
*The outcome of any client’s case will depend on the particular legal and factual circumstances of the case.