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Case Types: Premises Liability - Invitees | Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Susan Werner and Dennis Werner v. Pleasant Valley Shopping Center Co., Pleasant Valley Shopping Center Ltd., Pleasant Valley Shopping Center, Visconsi Management, Inc. and Visconsi Companies, Ltd.

State: OH

Date: 2014-03-04

Experts: James D. Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: On March 26, 2009, plaintiff Susan Werner, 60, and her husband ate dinner at a restaurant and then went shopping at the Pleasant Valley Shopping Center in Parma. While Werner and her husband, were wa...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Premises Liability - Fire 

Case: Richard Carter v. Anderson Concrete Corporation

State: OH

Date: 2009-06-15

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff suffered third degree burns from wet concrete, while a concrete company's employee watched and failed to warn him of the danger. Plaintiff argued that defendant and its employees had a duty...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Wrongful Death -  

Case: Corene Miller, Administratrix for the Estate of Jorene Harrison v. Charlotte Foster and Evant, Inc., an Ohio corporation, et al.

State: OH

Date: 2008-03-28

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: A Summit County jury awarded an $800,000 verdict to the family of a mentally handicapped passenger who was killed in an interstate accident. Defendant driver and her employer admitted liability for t...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Minivan | Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Seat Belt | Motor Vehicle - Negligent Entrustment 

Case: Corene Miller, Administratrix for the Estate of Jorene Harrison v. Charlotte Foster and Evant, Inc.

State: OH

Date: 2008-03-28

Experts: James D. Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: On July 26, 2006, plaintiff's decedent Jorene Harrison, a 71-year-old woman diagnosed with mental retardation, died in a car accident when the vehicle she was riding in collided with a semi truck on ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Wilbert J. Steigerwald, et al. v. Jason Patti d/b/a Kirtland Barber Shop

State: OH

Date: 2006-02-22

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: An elderly man who slipped in defendant's barber shop claimed the area was not safely maintained and caused his fall. A Lake County jury disagreed and returned a defense verdict after deliberating ap...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: George Buckosh v. Keller Ladders, Inc.

State: OH

Date: 2004-06-18

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: A Lorain County jury returned a defense verdict on a plaintiff's products liability claim for injuries he claimed to have sustained when he fell from a stepladder at his home. The manufacturer of the...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Mike Kronjak v. Kohl's Department Stores and Developers Diversified Realty Corporation

State: OH

Date: 2002-05-01

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: At mediation, a patron of a Kohl's Department Store successfully settled his claims for injuries arising from a falldown outside of the store for $75,000....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Wrongful Death -  

Case: Suzanne M. SantaBarbara, Estate of Michael SantaBarbara v. Brandon Nagel and State Farm Ins. Co.

State: OH

Date: 1998-07-13

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent, a 22 year old male, was standing on or near Aurora Road in an industrial area of Solon after dark when he was struck and killed by a vehicle operated by defendant. Shortly befor...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Vickie Walker Jensen v. Anna B. Hesselton

State: OH

Date: 1997-10-17

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff was stopped at a traffic light with her standard shift automobile in neutral and her hand on the stick shift. Defendant rear-ended plaintiff's vehicle, forcing it violently forward. Plai...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: James J. Kurilla v. Florine Branish

State: OH

Date: 1996-03-18

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Plaintiff was traveling on a main thoroughfare when defendant allegedly pulled out from a stop sign and entered plaintiff's lane of travel. Plaintiff abruptly applied his brakes, lost control of his ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  | Products Liability -  

Case: Kathryn Kotesovec v. Redi Car Wash Inc. & U.S. Para Plate Corp.

State: OH

Date: 1995-04-25

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff was washing her automobile at Defendant Redi Car Wash. The spray nozzle allegedly jumped from its holster, striking plaintiff in the jaw. The spray nozzle and holster were manufactured by...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Domestic Relations -  

Case: Nicholas Utrata, et al. v. North Olmsted Board of Education, et al.

State: OH

Date: 1993-08-19

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Mechanical

Summary: Plaintiff, a five year-old boy, was under the care of a 13 year-old babysitter. The babysitter crossed North Olmsted Street to retrieve a ball. Defendant North Olmsted Board of Education's bus driv...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: Wayne Rolen v. Sunbeam Leisure Products Company

State: OH

Date: 1993-04-23

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff was pulling a gas grill manufactured by Defendant Sunbeam Leisure Products Company. He came into contact with the edge of the bottom grill shelf resulting in a 70% laceration of his right ...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Premises Liability - Fire 

Case: Sherry Ann Brady v. HiMark Enterprises and U.S. Merchandise and Whitford Corp.

State: OH

Date: 1992-05-01

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Plaintiff was cooking with hot oil in a wok manufactured by Defendant HiMark Enterprises and sold by Defendant U.S. Merchandise. The teflon-like coating on the wok, supposedly a product called Xylon...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Domestic Relations -  | Products Liability -  

Case: Kirk Grilliot v. Motorists Insurance, Virco Manufacturing Company and J.C. Penney Company

State: OH

Date: 1991-08-01

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Decedent, a fourteen month-old boy, was secured in the back seat of his mother's automobile in a automobile booster seat. The seat was manufactured by Defendant Virco Manufacturing Company and sold ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Wrongful Death -  | Government - Municipalities | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement 

Case: Estate of Bucik v. City of Youngstown and Langdon Riley

State: OH

Date: 1990-11-21

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Automotive

Summary: The 75 year old Decedent stopped his auto on the highway to assist a person who had been injured in an accident in the northbound lanes. Decedent crossed the southbound lanes and was standing next t...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Products Liability -  

Case: Betty and Catherine Crislip and Est. of Terry Crislip v. Twentieth Century Heating & Cooling, Inc.

State: OH

Date: 1988-06-21

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent purchased a Timber Iron Furnace Caddy wood-burning stove from Defendant seller and installer. Defendant Twentieth Century manufactured the stove. The stove was vented into the ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Invitees | Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Susan Werner and Dennis Werner v. Pleasant Valley Shopping Center Co., Pleasant Valley Shopping Center Ltd., Pleasant Valley Shopping Center, Visconsi Management, Inc. and Visconsi Companies, Ltd.

State: OH

Date: 2014-03-04

Experts: James D. Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: On March 26, 2009, plaintiff Susan Werner, 60, and her husband ate dinner at a restaurant and then went shopping at the Pleasant Valley Shopping Center in Parma. While Werner and her husband, were wa...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Premises Liability - Fire 

Case: Richard Carter v. Anderson Concrete Corporation

State: OH

Date: 2009-06-15

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff suffered third degree burns from wet concrete, while a concrete company's employee watched and failed to warn him of the danger. Plaintiff argued that defendant and its employees had a duty...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Wrongful Death -  

Case: Corene Miller, Administratrix for the Estate of Jorene Harrison v. Charlotte Foster and Evant, Inc., an Ohio corporation, et al.

State: OH

Date: 2008-03-28

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: A Summit County jury awarded an $800,000 verdict to the family of a mentally handicapped passenger who was killed in an interstate accident. Defendant driver and her employer admitted liability for t...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Minivan | Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Seat Belt | Motor Vehicle - Negligent Entrustment 

Case: Corene Miller, Administratrix for the Estate of Jorene Harrison v. Charlotte Foster and Evant, Inc.

State: OH

Date: 2008-03-28

Experts: James D. Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: On July 26, 2006, plaintiff's decedent Jorene Harrison, a 71-year-old woman diagnosed with mental retardation, died in a car accident when the vehicle she was riding in collided with a semi truck on ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Wilbert J. Steigerwald, et al. v. Jason Patti d/b/a Kirtland Barber Shop

State: OH

Date: 2006-02-22

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: An elderly man who slipped in defendant's barber shop claimed the area was not safely maintained and caused his fall. A Lake County jury disagreed and returned a defense verdict after deliberating ap...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: George Buckosh v. Keller Ladders, Inc.

State: OH

Date: 2004-06-18

Experts: James Madden P.E. (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: A Lorain County jury returned a defense verdict on a plaintiff's products liability claim for injuries he claimed to have sustained when he fell from a stepladder at his home. The manufacturer of the...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Mike Kronjak v. Kohl's Department Stores and Developers Diversified Realty Corporation

State: OH

Date: 2002-05-01

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: At mediation, a patron of a Kohl's Department Store successfully settled his claims for injuries arising from a falldown outside of the store for $75,000....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Wrongful Death -  

Case: Suzanne M. SantaBarbara, Estate of Michael SantaBarbara v. Brandon Nagel and State Farm Ins. Co.

State: OH

Date: 1998-07-13

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent, a 22 year old male, was standing on or near Aurora Road in an industrial area of Solon after dark when he was struck and killed by a vehicle operated by defendant. Shortly befor...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Vickie Walker Jensen v. Anna B. Hesselton

State: OH

Date: 1997-10-17

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff was stopped at a traffic light with her standard shift automobile in neutral and her hand on the stick shift. Defendant rear-ended plaintiff's vehicle, forcing it violently forward. Plai...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: James J. Kurilla v. Florine Branish

State: OH

Date: 1996-03-18

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Plaintiff was traveling on a main thoroughfare when defendant allegedly pulled out from a stop sign and entered plaintiff's lane of travel. Plaintiff abruptly applied his brakes, lost control of his ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability -  | Products Liability -  

Case: Kathryn Kotesovec v. Redi Car Wash Inc. & U.S. Para Plate Corp.

State: OH

Date: 1995-04-25

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff was washing her automobile at Defendant Redi Car Wash. The spray nozzle allegedly jumped from its holster, striking plaintiff in the jaw. The spray nozzle and holster were manufactured by...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Domestic Relations -  

Case: Nicholas Utrata, et al. v. North Olmsted Board of Education, et al.

State: OH

Date: 1993-08-19

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Mechanical

Summary: Plaintiff, a five year-old boy, was under the care of a 13 year-old babysitter. The babysitter crossed North Olmsted Street to retrieve a ball. Defendant North Olmsted Board of Education's bus driv...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: Wayne Rolen v. Sunbeam Leisure Products Company

State: OH

Date: 1993-04-23

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Engineering

Summary: Plaintiff was pulling a gas grill manufactured by Defendant Sunbeam Leisure Products Company. He came into contact with the edge of the bottom grill shelf resulting in a 70% laceration of his right ...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  | Premises Liability - Fire 

Case: Sherry Ann Brady v. HiMark Enterprises and U.S. Merchandise and Whitford Corp.

State: OH

Date: 1992-05-01

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Plaintiff was cooking with hot oil in a wok manufactured by Defendant HiMark Enterprises and sold by Defendant U.S. Merchandise. The teflon-like coating on the wok, supposedly a product called Xylon...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Domestic Relations -  | Products Liability -  

Case: Kirk Grilliot v. Motorists Insurance, Virco Manufacturing Company and J.C. Penney Company

State: OH

Date: 1991-08-01

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Decedent, a fourteen month-old boy, was secured in the back seat of his mother's automobile in a automobile booster seat. The seat was manufactured by Defendant Virco Manufacturing Company and sold ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Wrongful Death -  | Government - Municipalities | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement 

Case: Estate of Bucik v. City of Youngstown and Langdon Riley

State: OH

Date: 1990-11-21

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Automotive

Summary: The 75 year old Decedent stopped his auto on the highway to assist a person who had been injured in an accident in the northbound lanes. Decedent crossed the southbound lanes and was standing next t...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Products Liability -  

Case: Betty and Catherine Crislip and Est. of Terry Crislip v. Twentieth Century Heating & Cooling, Inc.

State: OH

Date: 1988-06-21

Experts: James D. Madden (Cleveland, OH) Accident Investigation & Reconstruction/ Failure Analysis/Product Liability

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent purchased a Timber Iron Furnace Caddy wood-burning stove from Defendant seller and installer. Defendant Twentieth Century manufactured the stove. The stove was vented into the ...