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Stark County commissioners to pay $40K to settle lawsuit by cleared guidance counselor—Canton Repository

“Peter Pattakos, Jones-Harrington’s attorney, said the settlement amount was ‘reasonable,’ and his client was not seeking an excessive amount. “‘She’s very glad that the county

Felony charges dismissed against woman who supposedly assaulted TownHall manager with soundwaves from megaphone—

Cuyahoga County prosecutors have, at last, dismissed ...

Toledo abortion clinic survives legal challenge—Toledo Blade

A Lucas County judge this week rejected a religious group’s attempt to ...

Fired Canton McKinley football head coach Marcus Wattley, five assistants sue for defamation—Canton Repository

Former McKinley High School head football coach ...

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 women who sued a Chagrin Falls nanny school for claims that the school retaliated against them for reporting ...

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 council had no choice but to accept legal petitions Cleveland’s powers-that-are waxed furious To talk of a referendum, the Cavaliers’ ...

Summit County court denies summary judgment to University of Akron; PhD students’ deceptive-trade-practices claims over School of Counseling accreditation loss to be heard by jury

AKRON, OHIO—Last Friday, Judge Susan Baker Ross issued a 15-page ruling denying the University of Akron’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit filed in 2018 by twelve PhD students of ...

Prosecutors drop felony assault charge against protester accused of damaging TownHall employeeʼs hearing with bullhorn—Cleveland.com

Yahner’s defense attorney, Peter Pattakos, filed an expert report in July from a Ohio State University doctor and professor who is an expert in hearing ...