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Pattakos Law Firm obtains 8-minute “not-guilty” verdict from Canfield jury, one of the fastest “not guilty” verdicts in Ohio history, for woman wrongly charged with telecommunications harassment

This afternoon, eight jurors empaneled by the Mahoning County Area Court #5 in Canfield, Ohio took eight minutes to come back with a not-guilty verdict

Federal court rejects Summit County probate judge’s request for dismissal of civil-rights claims by court worker

This morning, Judge Bridget Meehan Brennan of the US District Court for the ...

Lawsuit against Nelsonville Crackheads Facebook page administrator settled—The Athens Messenger

A lawsuit filed by a former City of Nelsonville employee against the Nelsonville ...

St. Edward High School settles lawsuit with student who accused cross-country teammates of attacking him in sexual manner—Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — St Edward High School settled a lawsuit out of ...

Former councilman Jack Petsche sues Brecksville over corruption charges—Cleveland.com

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio — Jack Petsche, who was thrown off City Council in ...

University of Akron pays $550,000 to 12 students after letting program accreditation lapse—Akron Beacon Journal

The University of Akron last week paid $550,000 to settle a lawsuit with 12 former students whose dual therapy and counseling doctoral program lost one of its two accreditations ...

University of Akron pays $550,000 settlement to PhD students to resolve deceptive-trade-practices claims

AKRON, OHIO—The University of Akron has paid a settlement of $550,000 to resolve a lawsuit filed in 2018 in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas on behalf of twelve PhD ...

Supreme Court of Ohio reverses Eighth District; rules that prevailing parties may collect attorney’s fees incurred in defending punitive damages awards on appeal

Yesterday, in a 5-2 decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled in favor of our clients Christina Cruz and Heidi Kaiser, affirming that “prevailing parties who were awarded reasonable attorney ...

Summit County court worker sues judge, deputies for attacking him while entering courthouse from employee entrance—Cleveland.com

Curtis Williams II, a licensed psychologist working for a Summit County Common Pleas program to help those with mental illness, accused Probate Court Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer of lying to investigators ...