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

Former McKinley High School head football coach Marcus Wattley and five of his former assistant coaches are suing the nine people they say have damaged

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 ...

Toledo abortion clinic survives legal challenge—Toledo Blade

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

Lucas County court rejects religious group’s effort to close Toledo’s last remaining abortion clinic

TOLEDO—Yesterday, Judge Lori Olender of the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas issued an order dismissing a lawsuit filed by the Thomas More Society on behalf of the Right ...

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 new appreciation for this phrase thanks to ...

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

It has been a case filled with many twists When asked for comment, Burkons’ lawyer Peter ...

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 ...