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Appellate Win!

Attorneys Sabrina Sellers and Brant Poling successfully argued and defended a recent appeal before the 10th District Court of Appeals.  Appellants argued an Affidavit of Merit filed with the Complaint was sufficient evidence to overcome a Motion for Summary Judgment attested to by Defendant orthopedic surgeon.  The Appellate Court upheld the lower Court’s decision on

Defense Verdict for Attorneys Sabrina Sellers and Brant Poling

A Summit County jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of the defendant Pain Management physician and his corporation following a week-long trial.  Plaintiff claimed the physician negligently performed cervical and thoracic trigger point injections causing the patient to suffer a delayed pneumothorax (punctured lung) over 24-hours after the procedure.  The defense argued Plaintiff

Defense Verdict for Attorney Frederick Sewards

The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant general surgeon following a six-day trial.  Plaintiff claimed that the general surgeon negligently performed hernia surgery resulting in a bladder injury that led to a critical illness requiring hospitalization and additional surgeries.  After a six-day trial in which the jury heard from eight different expert

Defense Verdict in D.C. for Frederick Sewards

Frederick Sewards participated in the defense of an anesthesiologist in a medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit that went to trial in the Superior Court of Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  The case involved allegations that the Defendant anesthesiologist negligently performed anesthesia services during hip surgery.  During the procedure or thereafter in the intensive

Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Announced!

Congratulations to 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers: Brant Poling, Michael Romanello, Frederick Sewards, Patrick Smith, Patrick Adkinson, and Christopher Johnson. Congratulations to 2018 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Stars: Sabrina Sellers and Amanda Sims.

Defense Verdict for Attorney Frederick A. Sewards

Plaintiff’s decedent was a 47-year-old male suffering from super morbid obesity and an umbilical hernia requiring surgical repair.  The patient underwent a planned laparoscopic hernia repair by Defendant surgeon which proceeded without incident in a Columbus, Ohio hospital. The patient then presented for a 14-day postoperative office visit with the surgeon.  He had developed a