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

Judge James Brogan, a retired Dayton-area appellate court judge, said in the 56-page ruling that KNR charged its clients for what was an essentially an “ambulance-chasing fee” and that evidence shows that the doctor “substantially overcharged his patients.”

The Tuesday ruling is the first step toward allowing tens of thousands of former clients of the prolific personal-injury firm with offices in 11 Ohio cities to join the suit first brought in September 2016. …

The plaintiffs — Member Williams, Richard Harbour, Monique Norris and Thera Reid — are represented by lawyers Peter Pattakos and Rachel Hazelet of the Fairlawn-based Pattakos Law Firm, and Joshua Cohen and Ellen Kramer of Cohen, Rosenthal and Kramer in Cleveland.

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