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>Spotlight: William Meadows

Highly honored as a "Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year" in Cleveland multiple times, and as a Best Lawyer in America and as an Ohio Super Lawyer, Bill has dedicated himself to the defense of hospitals, physicians, nurse and every other category of health care provider.

Results

  • Year: 2010
Date / Jurisdiction Caption Statement of Case Result Attorney(s)
12/30/2010
8th Appellate Dist
Turk v. Novacare Rehab. Of Ohio

Plaintiff appealed advised trial court ruling for summary judgment in a premises liability case

Judgment Affirmed
12/29/2010
9th Appellate Dist.
Cortez. Riechers v. Biats, M.D.

Plaintiff appealed trial court’s denial of Motion for a New Trial based on alleged misconduct occurring during closing argument

Judgment Affirmed
12/23/2010
8th Appellate Dist
George Kilko, Jr. v. Walter & Haverfield

Plaintiff appealed adverse summary judgment ruling based on statute of limitations.

Judgment Affirmed
12/20/2010
3rd Appellate Dist.
Striff, Admr., et al. v. Pandora Family Physicians, Inc. and Steven K. McCullough et al

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial verdict in wrongful death/med mal case.

Judgment Affirmed
12/20/2010
3rd Appellate Dist.
Striff, Admr., et al. v. Horstman & Klir, M.D., Inc.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial verdict in wrongful death/med mal case.

Judgment Affirmed
12/17/2010
Montgomery
Harold Rieck v. Robert Jahn Co., et al.

Defense of construction liability property damage claim

Defense Verdict
12/13/2010
Cuyahoga
Esther Leach v. David Grischkan, M.D., et al.

Defense of medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
12/8/2010
Jackson
Robinson and Technology Insurance Group v. Bob Spurlock dba Spurlock Fertilizer

Prosecution of personal injury subrogation claim

Defense Verdict
12/3/2010
Franklin
S. Harvey v. D. Selig, D.D.S.

Defense of dental malpractice claim

Favorable Outcome
11/23/2010
Warren
Werling v. Browning Ferris Industries of Ohio, Inc.

Plaintiff alleged 1996 injury aggravated pre-existing lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

Defense Verdict
11/23/2010
Cuyahoga
Turner v. Elk & Elk

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
11/22/2010
Summit
Dorffer v. R. Roholt, M.D.

Defense of eye surgery medical malpractice claim.

Plaintiff Verdict
11/22/2010
3rd Appellate Dist.
Ronald Stewart, et al. v. AMF Bowling Centers, et al.

Plaintiffs appealed adverse trial court judgment in commercial premises liability claim

Judgment Affirmed
11/18/2010
Cuyahoga
Balkovec (E/O Bond) v. Gary Wilkes, M.D., et al.

Defense of psychiatric wrongful death claim involving suicide of 48 year old patient.

Defense Verdict
11/16/2010
10th Appellate Dist
Richard Weldon, et al. v. Prairie Township, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in claim for damages arising out of township’s independent contractor work

Judgment Affirmed
11/15/2010
Lorain
Gallagher v. Verizon Wireless

Arbitration prosecution and defense of counterclaim involving alleged unauthorized use of cell phone and consequential charges

Favorable Outcome
11/12/2010
Cleveland Municipal
Iwais v. Save A Lot

Defense of slip and fall

Summary Judgment Granted - Case Concluded
11/11/2010
Scott Circuit Court, Georgetown, KY
Schmidt v. GM Taylor Seed Company, et al. v. Nu-Way Transp. Servs., Inc.

Defense of claims for indemnity in wrongful death action.

Summary Judgment For Third-Party Defendant
11/11/2010
Brown
E/O Bennington v. T. Gossett, Esq.

Defense of legal malpractice claims based on alleged malfeasance in guardianship administration

Defense Verdict
11/10/2010
5th Appellate Dist
Emery Conn, et al. v. I.G. Concrete Inc. and Maxum Indemnity Company

Our client appealed adverse trial court judgment regarding default from a void judgment

Reversed and Remanded
11/8/2010
Franklin
E/O N. Sanders v. S. Stathulis, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Favorable Outcome
11/4/2010
Cuyahoga
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Assn. v. Carolyn Ranke, Esq.

Defense of disciplinary charge involving multiple claimed violations

Favorable Outcome
10/28/2010
8th Appellate Dist
Elizabeth Schura, etc. et al. v. C. Marsick, M.D. & Physicians Staffing

Plaintiff appealed a trial court judgment in medical negligence claim

Judgment Affirmed
10/27/2010
Stark
E/O Joe Milini v. L. Soto, M.D., et al.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice case involving dialysis patient presenting in the ER

Defense Verdict
10/27/2010
Stark
E/O Joe Milini v. Aultman Hospital, et al.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice case involving dialysis patient presenting in the ER

Defense Verdict
10/26/2010
Montgomery
G. Sisson v. Yellow Roadway Corp., et al.

Defense of trucking liability personal injury claim.

Finding For Plaintiff
10/21/2010
8th Appellate Dist
In Re: Estate of Baltic

Plaintiff appealed trial court’s grant of summary judgment to charitable organization in a probate administration case

Judgment Affirmed For Appellee
10/21/2010
Franklin
M. O'Connell v. Hamilton Twp., Trustees

Arbitration defense of property damage governmental liability claim arising out of youth athletic organization.

Finding For Defendant
10/21/2010
Cuyahoga
Walker v. TeamHealth

Defense of catastrophic emergency medicine medical malpractice

Finding For Defendant
10/15/2010
Cuyahoga
E/O Wood v. Harborside Healthcare

Defense of a nursing home liability claim.

Finding For Defendant
10/15/2010
Stark
Cintas v. Art Craft Memorial Co.

Prosecution and defense of commercial litigation dispute.

Judgment for Plaintiff
10/8/2010
Cuyahoga
Hamilton v. Cleveland Restoration Society

Arbitration defense of claimed property damage arising out of construction supervision liability

Finding For Defendant
10/8/2010
6th Appellate Dist
Mary Boggia, et al. v. Wood County Hospital, et al

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in medical malpractice based on claim of negligent credentialing of settling private physician

Judgment Affirmed
10/4/2010
12th Appellate Dist
Jessie Mardis, Admrx., etc. v. Janice Mofford, R.N., et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment dismissing claim against nurse by untimely substitution of Jane Doe defendant

Judgment Affirmed
9/30/2010
6th Appellate Dist
Judith Duffett v. Greg Abdoo, et al. v. Phillip Mata, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court result in construction defect liability case

Judgment Affirmed
9/29/2010
6th Appellate Dist
Murray Mining Coal Companies v. Rockies Express Pipeline

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in claims for conversion of coal rights and injunctive relief against construction of utility pipeline.

Judgment Affirmed
9/23/2010
Lucas
Brondes Ford v. Universal Underwriters v. Habitic Security Co.

Defense of catastrophic fire property damage and lost profits claim

Plaintiff Verdict
9/9/2010
8th Appellate Dist
Rosalind Franklin v. Emily Franklin, et al.

Plaintiff appealed trial court judgment refusing her application for trusteeship and removal of present trustees

Judgment Affirmed
9/9/2010
Montgomery
MWPD, Inc. v. Commercial Interior Designs, Inc

Defense of commercial construction litigation claim

Award on counterclaim
9/7/2010
12th Appellate Dist
Frank Sanfilippo, et al.  v. Village Green Management Co., et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in commercial premises liability personal injury claim

Judgment Affirmed
9/1/2010
Lorain
J. Robke v. A. Clarke and K. Johnson

Arbitration defense of commercial dispute over home design services

Award on counterclaim
8/30/2010
6th Appellate Dist
David Davis v. Firelands Hospital

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court result in catastrophic medical negligence claim based on trial court evidentiary rulings

Judgment Affirmed
8/27/2010
Lake
Cross v. Daher, M.D. and Lake Emergency 

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
8/23/2010
Shelby
W. Wyatt v. D. Miller, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
8/23/2010
Erie
Reisner v. S. Cole, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice (oncologist) misdiagnosis claim

Defense Verdict
8/16/2010
Franklin
TMC Transportation v. Angela Moore and State Farm Insurance

Arbitration prosecution and defense of trucking liability property damage claim.

Plaintiff Verdict
7/30/2010
Hamilton
G. Temke v. M. Cooke, DPM

Defense of podiatric foot surgery malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
7/30/2010
Hamilton
State of Ohio v. K. Carpenter

Defense of voluntary and involuntary manslaughter charge arising from assault and battery bar fight

Favorable Outcome
7/29/2010
5th Appellate Dist
E. Stambaugh v. T.C. Wood Realty, Inc.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment on realty E&O claim arising out of real estate management agreement.

Judgment Affirmed
7/28/2010
Cuyahoga
Barber v. Bellante

Arbitration defense of assault and battery homeowners liability claim

Favorable Outcome
7/23/2010
11th Appellate Dist
Frank Spalla, et al. v. Fransen, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment limiting his damages to earnest money deposited on failed real estate transaction.

Judgment Affirmed
7/19/2010
Warren
Economy Linens v. Kings Island

Defense of commercial litigation claim

Finding For Plaintiff
7/2/2010
Cuyahoga
C. Creighton v. National Tire & Battery Co.

Arbitration - Defense of property damage product liability claim

Finding For Defendant
6/30/2010
Lucas
E/O Schuster v. Elrod, M.D., et al.

Defense fo wrongful death medical malpractice claim involving emergency medicine.

Defense Verdict
6/21/2010
Trumbull
Netherland Insurance Co. v. Ohio Transport Corporation

Defense of property damage trucking liability claim.

Favorable Outcome
6/17/2010
10th Appellate Dist
Alene Adams v. Eye Center of Columbus M.D., et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in medical malpractice claim for failure to file an Affidavit of Merit.

Judgment Affirmed
6/17/2010
10th Appellate Dist
Alene Adams v. Dr. Doug Baker, M.D./Opthalmic Surgeons & Consultants of Ohio, Inc. et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in medical malpractice claim failure to file an Affidavit of Merit

Judgment Affirmed
6/14/2010
Ohio Industrial Commission
Gonzalez V. GMRI d.b.a Red Lobster

Claimant's motion for Scheduled Loss of 90% Loss of Vision DENIED.

Denied
6/8/2010
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
J. Kananian v. Brayton Purcell, LLP, et al.

Defense of legal malpractice claim involving representation of plaintiff in toxic tort claim

Favorable Outcome
6/7/2010
3rd Appellate Dist.
Harrod v. Tiffin University

Summary Judgment granted on argument that case previously dismissed by 41(a) were compulsory at the time Tiffin U took their claims to trial.

Affirmed
6/4/2010
Summit
M. Muhfelder, et al. v. E. Rehmus, MD

Defense of medical malpractice claim arising out of bone marrow biopsy

Plaintiff Verdict
6/4/2010
Summit
M. Muhfelder, et al. v. C. Moorhead, MD

Defense of medical malpractice claim arising out of bone marrow biopsy

Defense Verdict
6/3/2010
8th Appellate Dist
North Shore Auto Financing, Inc. dba Car Now Acceptance Corporation v. Block, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court decision finding no violation of Truth In Lending Act.

Judgment Reversed
5/26/2010
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
J. McCarty v. Rockies Express Pipeline LLC

Defense of eminent domain utility easement valuation claim

Favorable Outcome
5/25/2010
6th Cir. Court of Appeals
Bruce Jackim v. Sams Club, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgement on claims for violation of civl rights arising from altercation with security guard

Summary Judgment Affirmed
5/21/2010
Clark
Robert E. Harley, Trustee v. Susan Johnson Dortch,Esq.

Defense of legal malpractice claim involving trust beneficiary

Defense Verdict
5/21/2010
Medina
Napier v. Arko, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice on claimed neuropathies arising from alleged delayed cancer diagnosis

Defense Verdict
5/21/2010
6th Appellate Dist
Alkop, Inc., et al. v. Roger E. Vodicka, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in real estate easement dispute claim

Judgment Affirmed
5/20/2010
Richland
E/O Joan Day v. A. Paul, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim involving issue of diagnosis of lung cancer

Favorable Outcome
5/20/2010
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Snap on Business Solutions v. O'Neil and Associates

Defense of computer fraud and abuse act, copyright infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets intellectual property claims

Plaintiff Verdict
5/5/2010
Charlotte, NC
William B. Lakerson,Jr., et al v. Dominique Vercaemert

Arbitration defense of security dealer E&O claim involving alleged order to sell securities in Claimants account

Favorable Outcome
5/4/2010
Medina
B. Hill, et al v. Wadsworth Rittman Hospital

Defense of medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
5/4/2010
Ohio Supreme Court
Jaques v. Manton 125 Ohio St. 3d 342, 2010-Ohio-1838

We appeal trial court and Court of Appeals’ preclusion of evidence of Plaintiff’s medical bills portion of “write-off”.

Judgment Reversed
4/30/2010
1st Appellate Dist
William Caruso v. National City Mortgage Company, et al,

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment against real estate appraisal on alleged negligent misrepresentation

Judgment Affirmed
4/29/2010
Cuyahoga
Emley Edge v. MetroHealth Medical Center

Defense of hospital medical malpractice claim involving failure to diagnosis of Plaintiffs spinal fracture

Defense Verdict
4/28/2010
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
David Hedges v. Rockies Express Pipeline LLC

Execution of eminent domain valuation claim

Favorable Outcome
4/27/2010
10th Appellate Dist
Pomante v. Maritime Ashland Pipeline

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in attack on pipeline easement dimensions

Judgment Reversed
4/23/2010
Stark
Estate of Conti v. N. Fahmy, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
4/22/2010
Cuyahoga
Allstate Insurance Co., et al v. fed Ex Freight

Arbitration defense of property damage trucking liability claim

Finding For Defendant
4/16/2010
Hancock
Crocket v. Wal-Mart

Arbitration defense of commercial premises liability property damage claim

Finding For Defendant
4/13/2010
US Court of Appeals - 6th Circuit
Norma Lee v. Javitch Block and Rathbone, LLP

Attorneys appealed adverse trial court judgment granted in favor of Plaintiff on a claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

Judgment Reversed
4/9/2010
Clinton
J. Manley v. R. Marsico, M.D.

Defense of eye surgical medical malpractice

Defense Verdict
4/8/2010
Ashland
E/O Rebecca White v. D. Thomas, D.O.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpracitce claim

Defense Verdict
3/31/2010
10th Appellate Dist
Wolfe v. Bison Baseball, Inc. aka Buffalo Bisons

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgement in sports commercial premises liability claim

Affirmed
3/31/2010
Summit
Hyatt v. Elizabeth Bender, M.D.

Defense of catastrophic permanent brain damage medical malpractice claim of 26- year old

Defense Verdict
3/29/2010
Cuyahoga
Julieanne Kava v. Glass Block USA, et al.

Defense of attorney fee claim of $194,000 following plaintiff jury verdict in sexual harrasment employment practices claim

Favorable Outcome
3/26/2010
5th Appellate Dist
Clifford v. Licking Baptist Church, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgement in sports commercial premises liability claim

Affirmed
3/23/2010
US Court of Appeals - 6th Circuit
Shikner v. Stewart

A complex tresspass, easment and lake access declaratory action/counter-suit.

Affirmed
3/23/2010
Letcher - KY
Ison v. McDonalds Restraunt

Defense of personal injury claim based upon allegations of consumption of adulterated food

Favorable Outcome
3/22/2010
5th Appellate Dist
Shawnee Assoiciates, LP v. Village of Shawnee Hills, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in governmental liability claim arising out of utility assessments

Affirmed
3/19/2010
6th Appellate Dist
James Shikner v. Jeffrey Stewart, et al. v. John J. Stifter, et al.

Prosecution of Declaratory Judgment Action involving ingress, egress and lake access easement dispute.

Affirmed
3/5/2010
6th Appellate Dist
Larry Walls v. Travel Centers of America LLC

Defense of claim for invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress

Favorable Outcome
3/2/2010
Lorain
E/O Gallagher v. Elyria Memorial Hospital

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice case following anoxic episode from massive infection

Defense Verdict
2/25/2010
Jefferson County
E/O Kirkpatric v. Lancia Villa Royale

Defense of wrongful death nursing home malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
2/12/2010
6th Appellate Dist
Tausch v. Riverview Health Institute, LLC

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in medical malpractice claim by virtue of tolling of the statute of limitations.

Reversed and Remanded
2/12/2010
Franklin
R. Weldon, et al. v. Prairie Township, et at.

Defense of township in property damage claim

Defense Verdict
2/4/2010
Trumbull
Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. v. Kirila Contractors, Inc.

Arbitration - Defense of construction liability property damage claim

Defense Verdict
2/3/2010
Franklin
Shirley Elins, Admrx. E/O v. Veolia Transportation, Inc.

Defense of wrongful dealth commercial transportation admitted liability claim

Defense Verdict
1/31/2010
Summit
Julieanne Kava v. Glass Block USA, et al.

Defense of sexual harassment employment practices claim

Favorable Outcome
1/21/2010
8th Appellate Dist
Chapman, Admr., etc. v. South Pointe Hospital, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment on failure to provide an Affidavit of Merit in medical malpractice case.

Reversed and Remanded
1/13/2010
Lorain
Patricia L. Cargavic v. Daniel Zanotti, MD, and Center for Orthopedic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Defense of orthopedic medical malpractice claims claiming permanent "foot drop" from medical negligence

Defense Verdict
1/11/2010
9th Appellate Dist.
Janet Yates v. Jeffery S. Brown

Defense of a legal malpractice claim

Favorable Outcome
1/11/2010
Muskingham
A. Cooper, et al. v. Genesis Bethesda Medical Center

Defense of obstetrical medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
1/11/2010
Butler County
Conners v. AAA Allied

Arbitration - Defense of property damage trucking liability claim

Finding For Defendant
1/8/2010
Butler County
Betty Renner v. Heartland Express

Defense of trucking liability personal injury claim

Defense Verdict