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The truth about the Canton school board’s indefensible decision to fire McKinley football coach Marcus Wattley and his staff over false accusations that they forced a player to eat pork against his religion

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” We at the Pattakos Law Firm have a

Summit County judge grants class-action status to KNR lawsuit—Cleveland.com

Judge James Brogan, a retired Dayton-area appellate court judge, said in the 56-page ...

Judge doubles award to pair who sued Chagrin Falls nanny school over sex abuse cover-up—Cleveland.com

A judge has more than doubled a 2015 jury award to two ...

LeBron or not, the Cleveland Cavaliers get millions for arena renovation—The New York Times

Pattakos quickly filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court, arguing that the ...

Geauga County prosecutor seeks dismissal of charge against Beachwood Councilman Burkons—Cleveland.com

It has been a case filled ...

He’s a Big City Mayor; His Grandsons Are Suspected Gang Members—The New Republic

Our case against Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson and police chief Calvin Williams over the botched investigation of Antonio Parra’s murder (by two men who drove away in a car registered to ...

After rape case acquittal, defense attorney calls case a ‘sham’—Fremont News-Messenger

Peter Pattakos, one of the attorneys for the defendant, delivered the defendant’s closing argument to the Sandusky County jury, who deliberated for about 90 minutes before coming back with a not-guilty ...

Court of appeals rejects Cleveland police chief’s immunity claim re: alleged cover-up of murder investigation implicating mayor’s grandson

Today, a unanimous panel of the 8th District Court of Appeals rejected Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams’ claim of immunity in our lawsuit alleging that he intentionally obstructed the investigation of ...

’36-year-old men don’t die of pneumonia.’ Akron man sues prison after brother’s death—Akron Beacon Journal

An Akron man incarcerated in a private prison in Youngstown in May 2019 had such severe chest pain that he was having trouble breathing or ...