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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: 2011
Date / Jurisdiction Caption Statement of Case Result Attorney(s)
12/23/2011
Indianapolis, IN
T. Krizman v. CFD Investment Inc.

FINRA Securities Arbitration defense involving claim of unsuitability of variable annuity products to plaintiffs

Award for Defendant
12/21/2011
Lucas
N. Walker and AFL-CIO Local 800 v. EOPA - Toledo Head Start

Arbitration Defense of adverse employment action and wrongful discharge

Finding For Defendant
12/20/2011
Ohio Supreme Court
State ex rel. Sears Roebuck & Co. v. Industrial Commission

Appellant appeals Industrial Commissions grant of claimants request for payment of medical bills without evidence of relation to injury

Reversed
12/9/2011
Cuyahoga
VanBuskirk v. Harter, D.D.S.

Defense of dental malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
12/6/2011
Cuyahoga
Takacs v. Wal-Mart

Arbitration defense of property damage commercial premise liability claim.

Favorable Outcome
12/6/2011
Cuyahoga
Clark v. Cleveland Clinic

Motion for summary judgment was granted in favor of client in employment discrimination case.

Court granted Defendants Motion for Summary Judgment
12/5/2011
Hamilton
Albiez, et al. v. Big G Express, et al.

Arbitration defense of property damage trucking liability claim

Plaintiff Verdict
11/16/2011
Cuyahoga
Baumann Enterprises, Inc. v. Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc.

Defense of architect malpractice claim

Directed Verdict
11/16/2011
Fayette, KY
M. Becknell v. T. Moberly and Fister Distribution

Defense of admitted trucking liability personal injury claim

Plaintiff Verdict
11/14/2011
Drake
United Ohio Insurance Co., et al. v. Council on Rural Services, et al.

Defense of property damage trucking liability claim

Favorable Outcome
11/11/2011
2nd Appellate Dist
Charles J. Ozvath v. The Buckeye Union Insurance Company

Defendant appealed adverse trial court’s finding of coverage of duty to defend and attorney fees.

Reversed and Remanded
11/8/2011
Fayette, KY
M. Gullette, Guardian of I. Hendrix v. Health Systems of Kentucky, LLC

Defense of long term care liability claim

Plaintiff Verdict
11/3/2011
Lake
American Family Ins. Co. v. V & S Midwest Carriers

Defense of property damage trucking liability claim

Defense Verdict
11/3/2011
Lake
V & S Midwest Carriers v. Robert O. Kohnke

Prosecution of property damage trucking liability claim

Finding For Plaintiff
10/31/2011
Cuyahoga
Grzely v. ABF Freight

Defense of wrongful death trucking liability claim.

Defense Verdict
10/28/2011
Cuyahoga
J. Obenauer v. North Coast Jaw Center, LLC, John R. Blakemore, D.D.S., William S. Blood, D.D.S., et al.

Defense of maxillofacial surgical malpractice case.

Defense Verdict
10/28/2011
Cuyahoga
J. Obenauer v. Michael Hudec, D.D.S.

Defense of maxillofacial surgical malpractice case.

Defense Verdict
10/27/2011
Guernsey
Miracle v. Southeastern Medical Center, et al.

Defense of physical therapy malpractice geriatric malpractice claim.

Defense Verdict
10/25/2011
8th Appellate Dist
Fisk v. Rauser & Associates, LPA

Plaintiff appealed trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
10/14/2011
Lorain
P. Popke v. M. Murthy, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim involving emergency room medicine

Favorable Outcome
10/11/2011
11th Appellate Dist
April Mayle, Admrx. Of the E/O Jamel Smith, Jr., et al. v. McDonald Steel Corporation

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in wrongful death drowning premises liability claims

Judgment Affirmed
9/30/2011
Williams
Williams Cty. Commissioners and Williams County Risk Sharing Authority v. James. Weyandt

Defense of auto liability property damage claim

Defense Verdict
9/29/2011
8th Appellate Dist
Kelly Vocaire v. Stafford & Stafford Co., L.P.A., et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim arising out of domestic relations representation.

Summary Judgment Affirmed
9/21/2011
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Bradley Lyons v. Core Systems

Motion for summary judgment was granted in favor of client in employment discrimination case.

Court granted Defendants Motion for Summary Judgment in part
9/14/2011
Hancock
Jessica Snyder v. M. Manuel, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice claim alleging failure to diagnose massive heart attack in 30-year old.

Defense Verdict
9/8/2011
8th Appellate Dist
Simmons v. Rauser & Associates, LPA

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
9/7/2011
9th Appellate Dist.
Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation v. McKinley, et al.

Defendant appealed applicability of statutory subrogee statute of limitation period whether 2 years or 6 years.

Judgment Affirmed
8/22/2011
Summit
E/O Rice v. J. Babai, M.D.

Defense of psychiatric malpractice wrongful death claim

Defense Verdict
8/17/2011
Allen County, Indiana
Richard and Debbie Hall v. Pamela Watkins

Defense of personal injury claim arising from a motorcycle-car accident requiring expert analysis and accident scene reconstruction

Defense Verdict
8/4/2011
Lucas
Ohio Assn. of Public School Fletcher v. Economic Opportunity Planning Assn. of Greater Toledo, Inc.

Arbitration defense of labor agreement dispute and wrongful termination charge.

Finding For Defendant
8/3/2011
Franklin
State of Ohio v. Real estate agent

Defense of Division of Real Estate professional licensing charge

Finding for Real estate agent
8/1/2011
Cuyahoga
Dunlap v. Key Bank, et al.

Defense of probate ownership claim

Plaintiff Verdict
8/1/2011
Cuyahoga
Bradley Harrison v. Jeanne Rohm

Arbitration defense of property damage motor vehicle liability case.

Finding For Defendant
7/29/2011
11th Appellate Dist No. 2010-L-075
Estate of Marion Ryan

Plaintiff appeals adverse trial court judgment in will contest claim

Judgment Affirmed
7/26/2011
11th Appellate Dist
Sharon Mastro v. Jane Glavan, Extrx. Of E/O Norman Hanslik, et al

Plaintiff appeals adverse trial court judgment rejecting their claim of will invalidation

Judgment Affirmed
7/22/2011
Columbiana
Evans v. Gatewood and Century 21 Realty

Defense of real estate agent E&O claim for property damage arising out of residential purchase.

Defense Verdict
7/18/2011
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Munger v. Deutsche Bank

Motion for judgment on the pleadings was granted in favor of client in class action legal professional liability claim.

Granted Motion for Partial Judgment on the Pleadings
7/15/2011
Columbiana
M. Mulinix v. Dish Network

Arbitration defense of property damage construction case

Finding For Defendant
7/15/2011
Cuyahoga
City of Cleveland v. C&K Construction Co., Inc.

Defense of construction liability property damage claim.

Plaintiff Verdict
7/13/2011
5th Appellate Dist
Noel Christian, Admr., et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in wrongful death claim in commercial premises liability

Judgment Affirmed
7/1/2011
Coshocton
Hostetler v. J. Dunbar, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice breast cancer misdiagnosis

Plaintiff Verdict
6/30/2011
Lucas
Mohamed El-Khechen v. Markus Johnson

Arbitration defense of employment practices liability claim based on discrimination, fraud and breach of contract

Finding For Defendant
6/28/2011
Knox
E/O Carver v. S. Urban, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death emergency medicine malpractice claim

Favorable Outcome
6/27/2011
5th Appellate Dist
Coughlin v. Acock Associates

Motion for summary judgment granted in favor of client was affirmed on appeal in construction case.

Judgment Affirmed
6/24/2011
Cuyahoga
S. Stevens v. A. Wood, M.D., Lifestyle Lift, et al.

Defense of medical malpractice facial plastic surgery

Directed Verdict
6/22/2011
Cuyahoga
C. Catanzarite v. Cuyahoga County Board of Tax Revision

Prosecution of real estate tax reduction appeal

Favorable Outcome
6/20/2011
Hamilton
Estate of Lynn Manchise v. S. Ionna, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice wrongful death claim

Favorable Outcome
6/20/2011
12th Appellate Dist
S. Morris v. Dobbins Nursing Home, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in employment practices liability case

Judgment Affirmed
6/16/2011
Clark
Robert E. Harley, Trustee v. Suzanne Johnson Dortch

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Directed Verdict
6/16/2011
Kentucky Supreme Court
Bailey v. Northpoint Senior Services, 2011 Ky.Unpub. LEXIS 55 

Supreme Court affirmed dismissal of workers’ compensation claim based on substantial evidence of prior active condition presented by defense counsel through expert medical opinion.

Dismissal of Claim Affirmed
6/13/2011
Lake
Lora Hamilton v. ADP, Inc.

Defense of workers’ compensation claim issue of allowance

Defense Verdict
6/9/2011
Ohio Supreme Court
State of Ohio ex rel Jamey Baker v. Coast to Coast Manpower, Slip Opinion No. 2011-Ohio-2721

Plaintiff appealed 10th District Court of Appeals verdict in workers' compensation case. Workers’ comp claimant appealed denial of loss of vision benefits from claimed traumatic cataract injury sustained at work.

Court of Appeals Affirmed
6/6/2011
FINRA Arbitration
Davitz v. The Investment Center, Inc.

Partial granting of Motion to Dismiss in connection with the defense of a broker-dealer in a FINRA arbitration proceeding

Partial Granting of Motion to Dismiss
5/27/2011
Hancock
Sara Geissinger, et al. v. Birchaven Retirement Village and Blanchard Valley Health System, et al.

Defense of wrongful termination and defamation claim against long term care facility.

Favorable Outcome
5/26/2011
8th Appellate Dist
M. Kacsmarik, et al. v. Lakefront Lines Arena, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in personal injury claim as a spectator at son’s hockey practice

Judgment Affirmed
5/25/2011
Lake
E/O Smith v. Lake Hospital System, et al.

Defense of wrongful death emergency medical malpractice claim involving death of subarachnoid hematoma

Defense Verdict
5/23/2011
Cuyahoga
Mark Schwartz, etc. v. Pomeroy Financial, et al.

Defense of insurance agent E&O claim

Defense Verdict
5/20/2011
Franklin
Ralph Taylor, et al. v. 98 North Front Street, LLC

Arbitration defense of property damage commercial premises liability claim

Finding For Defendant
5/20/2011
Cuyahoga
Pearl Plaza Mini Storage v. Robert Warner and GSTC

Arbitration defense of property damage trucking liability claim

Favorable Outcome
5/19/2011
Ohio Civil Rights Investigation
Baldwin v. NRP Management, LLC

Obtained a finding of 'No Probably Cause' and dismissal of an Ohio Civil Rights Commission investigation of an employment discrimination charge.

Dismissal of all charged
5/18/2011
Supreme Court of Ohio
New Destiny Treatment Center, Inc., et al. v. Wheeler, Esq., et al.

Defendant appeals Court of Appeals finding of Attorney-Client relationship with corporation when attorney only hired by dissident shareholder/ director

Reversed
5/13/2011
Cuyahoga
Marianne Cox, Guardian of Joseph Cox v. MetroHealth Medical Center

Defense of post birth trauma case of now 22 year old profoundly debilitated Plaintiff

Defense Verdict
5/9/2011
Ottawa
E/O R. Borjas v. M. Bowen, M.D. and Genoa Medical Center

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
5/9/2011
Hamilton
C. Fears v. M. Kejriwal, DDS

Arbitration defense of dental malpractice claim

Finding For Defendant
5/9/2011
Warren
Leonard Brown v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment on single vehicle uninsured motorist claim alleging “corroborative evidence”

Judgment Affirmed
4/29/2011
6th Appellate Dist
Strozier v. Aurora Child Development Center

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in miscellaneous professional liability personal injury claim against Child day care center

Judgment Affirmed
4/22/2011
Lorain
H. Harper, A Minor, et al. v. K. Johnson, M.D.

Defense of catastrophic birth injury medical malpractice

Plaintiff Verdict
4/18/2011
Franklin
Rockies Express Pipeline v. Alexander

Eminent domain proceedings to value 'taking' of property valuation claim for public utility pipeline easement use

Favorable Outcome
4/16/2011
6th Appellate Dist
David Woodrow, et al. v. Tom Heintshelm et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
4/15/2011
Supreme Court of Ohio
Disciplinary Counsel v. Stafford

Respondent appeals finding of conduct prejudicial to administration of justice as justified by obstructive discovery

Finding For Realtor
4/2011
Franklin
E/O Bryant v. Dr. Simon

Defense of urologist in medical malpractice/wrongful death claim

Defense Verdict
4/8/2011
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Webster v. Century 

Motion to dismiss and compel arbitration was granted in favor of client in class action consumer practices case.

Court granted Defendants Motion to Dismiss and Compel Arbitration
4/6/2011
Ashtabula
Ted Roberts v. Pepsi Americas

Plaintiff appealed adverse Court of Appeals decision denying him personal jurisdiction over Defendant.

Finding For Defendant
3/24/2011
8th Appellate Dist
Cincinnati Insurance Co. v. City of Cleveland

Motion for summary judgment granted in favor of opposing party was reversed and remanded on appeal in construction case.

Judgment Reversed
3/22/2011
Benton County District Court, Minnesota
Clearwater Road LLC v. JLW-TW Corp. dba Suntan Supply

Defense of commercial litigation dispute involving hold over rent and alleged claim of damage to premises

Favorable Outcome
3/11/2011
Cuyahoga
E/O Steffon Thomas v. G. Thompson, M.D.

Defense of catastrophic medical malpractice surgical claim

Plaintiff Verdict
3/11/2011
Hancock
William and Deliah Volsch v. Blanchard Valley Hospital, and M. Manuel, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice claim involving above the knee amputation

Defense Verdict
3/11/2011
Hancock
William and Deliah Volsch v. B. Cole, M.D. and G. Vaughn, NP.

Defense of medical malpractice claim involving above the knee amputation

Defense Verdict
3/11/2011
Franklin
Elite Fire Services v. Kelly Yates Bargnesi, et al.

Prosecution of injunctive action for intellectual property trade name use

Claim granted and Defendant held in contempt
3/10/2011
Franklin
E/O Aquino v. R. Scheetz, DDS

Defense of catastrophic and wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
3/4/2011
Lake
Huffman, Admr. E/O Chad Schreibman, et al., v. City of Willoughby, et al.

Defense of governmental liability wrongful death claim involving drowning

Favorable Outcome
3/4/2011
Franklin
Shirley Pace v. Lima Manor Nursing Home and HCF Health Services

Arbitration defense of nursing home liability personal injury

Favorable Outcome
2/28/2011
Summit
E. Merrick v. S. Beichner

Prosecution of plaintiff personal injury auto liability claim

Plaintiff Verdict
2/28/2011
3rd Appellate Dist.
C. Heider, Admrx., et al. v. U.S. Utility Contractor Co.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in design defect of traffic signal wrongful death action.

Judgment Affirmed
2/25/2011
1st Appellate Dist
McCarthy v. Sterling Chemicals Inc., et al.

Tank car manufacturer appeals trial court’s grant of new trial to personal injury plaintiff.

Reversed
2/11/2011
6th Appellate Dist
Donald Music v. Arrowood Indemnity

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in bad faith insurance coverage cause of action.

Judgment Affirmed
2/11/2011
8th Appellate Dist
Gayle Calabrese, et al. v. Romano's Macaroni Grill

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in commercial premise liability claim.

Judgment Affirmed
2/10/2011
8th Appellate Dist
Panzica Construction Co. v. Zaremba, Inc.

Motion to dismiss and compel arbitration was granted in favor of client affirmed on appeal in construction case.

Judgment Affirmed
2/7/2011
5th Appellate Dist
Cintas Corporation v. Artcraft Memorials Inc. dba Ventling Memorials

Defendant appealed adverse trial court judgment in breach of contract commercial claim

Judgment Affirmed
2/3/2011
Clark
Rita Corns, et al. v. Community Hospital, et al.

Defense of catastrophic medical malpractice

Defense Verdict
2/1/2011
Cuyahoga
E/O Tomasi v. Martin Frantz, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
1/21/2011
Cuyahoga
Lillian Kolenc v. Julia Tabachnik, DDS

Defense of dental malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
1/20/2011
Medina
Bob Snider, dba Celebrity Tan v. David Mesar dba Time to Tan, et al.

Defense of multiple contractual claims and defense of counterclaims arising from purchase and sale of business

Favorable Outcome
1/19/2011
Hamilton
Dylan Wolf Sweeney, et al. v. Joanne Hall dba JL Properties

Defense of catastrophic personal injury premises liability claim

Defense Verdict