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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: 2014
Date / Jurisdiction Caption Statement of Case Result Attorney(s)
12/31/2014
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Bentkowski v. Seven HillsMotion for Summary Judgment granted for Defendants Defense of municipality
12/29/2014
Mahoning
J. Andras v. Pondscape Inc.

Arbitration defense of property damage home improvement claim

Finding For Defendant
12/24/2014
1st Appellate Dist
Hustler Cincinnati. Inc. v. Elm 411, LLC

Defendant appeals adverse trial court judgment awarding Plaintiff attorney fees.

Judgment Affirmed
12/18/2014
Kentucky Supreme Court
US Bank Home Mortg. v. Schrecker

Following oral argument by counsel, Kentucky Supreme Court reversed judge’s opinion awarding workers’ compensation benefits to claimant who was injured when a vehicle struck her while crossing a roadway during a work break. Defense successfully argued that even if the personal comfort doctrine would otherwise apply, the claimant’s impliedly prohibited route of travel took her outside normal coming and going activity.

Reversed
12/17/2014
Cuyahoga
E/O J. Herman v. D. DiMarco, M.D.Defense Verdict
12/17/2014
United States Disctrict Court for the Southern District of Ohio
McCowen v. Village of Lincoln Heights

Dismissal of retaliation claims

Summary Judgment Granted, 2014 WL 7227841
12/11/2014
8th Appellate Dist
Stephen Culler v. WMK, Inc., et al

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in products liability personal injury claim

Judgment Affirmed
12/5/2014
Warren
Ed Formica v. J. Dehner, Esq., et al.

Defense of admitted liability legal malpractice claim

Favorable Outcome
12/1/2014
Scioto
Trina L. Bender and Mark K. Bender v. Julie A. Logan, etal.          

Defense of security fraud

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
11/25/2014
Franklin County Municipal Court
Stepter v. Case BowenSummary Judgment Granted
11/24/2014
Hamilton
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al. v. United Food & Commercial Workers International Union, et al.

Prosecution of injunction action against International Union regarding flash mobs.

Injunction granted
11/21/2014
Cuyahoga
H. Honsaker v. D. Molinari, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice emergency room medicine claim

Defense Verdict
11/21/2014
Erie
E/O J. Colston v. A. DeRiso, M.D, et al.

Defense of wrongful death cardiothoracic medical malpractice

Defense Verdict
11/21/2014
Jefferson County
Alivia Moore, et al., v. Dr. S. Ahuja

Defense of catastrophic medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
11/18/2014
Pickaway
DeWeese v. Berger Health System, Inc.

Defense of health care commercial premises liability personal injury claim

Defense Verdict
11/14/2014
1st Appellate Dist
V.R., a minor, et al. v. Cincinnati Hamilton County Community Action Agency

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in multiple housing landlord tenant personal injury claim

Judgment Affirmed
11/13/2014
Cuyahoga
L. Armstrong v. Blue Chip Broadcasting Ltd.

Defense of discrimination employment practices claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
10/29/2014
Marion County, IN
Robert Lane v. Paul Hunter, et al.

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion to Dismiss Granted
10/28/2014
Summit
Darlene Seats, Admr. of the E/O Robert Seats, Jr. v. Akron General Medical Center, et al.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim.

Defense Verdict
10/28/2014
United States Disctrict Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Muringai v. Frito-Lay, Inc

Dismissal of race discrimination claims

Summary Judgment Granted, 2014 WL 5469867
10/24/2014
2nd Appellate Dist
Nicholas R. Busbee, Administrator, et al. v. Eaton Medical Transport, Inc.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in commercial transportation, personal injury claim.

Judgment Affirmed
10/16/2014
8th Appellate Dist
M. Citron-Colon v. Save-A-Lot

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in premises liability retail & hospitality claim

Motion for Summary Judgment Affirmed
10/15/2014
Cuyahoga
Mitchell v. Franklin Plaza

Defense of wrongful termination employment practices claim

Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings granted
9/30/2014
Franklin
Ohio Department of Insurance v. D.P.

Defense of Insurance License Investigation

No action against insurance license
9/22/2014
Franklin
Daniel Nichter v. Samuel H. Shamansky et al

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
9/19/2014
6th Appellate Dist
Moore v. Covenant Care Ohio Inc.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in wrongful death long term care claim

Reversed
9/17/2014
Hamilton
S. Frederick v. Quantum Management and Investment LLC

Arbitration defense of commercial lease and property conversion claim.

Finding For Defendant
9/16/2014
USDC 6th Cir. Court of Appeals
Weaver v. City of Twinsburg

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in wrongful termination claim based on race

Judgment Affirmed
9/16/2014
Cuyahoga
Estate of Victor Medina vs. Medina General Hospital et.al.Directed Verdict
9/14/2014
11th Dist. Ct. of Appeals
DiPaolo v. Blair & Latell

Motion for summary judgment granted in favor of client was affirmed on appeal in defense of legal professional liability claim.

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
9/12/2014
Bourbon Cty. KY
Commonwealth of Kentucky, ex rel. Gerald Thomas McFarland, Jr. v. Kelly Haddix

Prosecution of guardianship application

Appointment of Guardian
9/11/2014
10th Appellate Dist
C. Kulich-Greer v. OhioHealth Corporation, et al.

Plaintiff appealed trial court judgment in wrongful confinement and intentional infliction of emotional distress claim

Judgment Affirmed
9/9/2014
Franklin
Medical Board of State of Ohio v. Jane Doe, M.D.

Defense of physician in medical board administrative investigation

Complaint dismissed
9/9/2014
Medina
ABC Equipment v. AGM Landscaping

Arbitration prosecution of commercial litigation dispute

Finding For Plaintiff
9/5/2014
Montgomery
Steven Gregory vs. Towne Properties & Park Layne Apartments

Premises liability claim arising from an injury sustained by a paper delivery man as a result of a stairwell that broke at a residential apartment complex.

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
9/5/2014
Montgomery Circuit, KY
Diane Davis v. MEK Rentals, LLC, et al.

Defense of premises liability claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
8/29/2014
Lucas
E/O R. DeSimplaere v. M. Hoeflinger, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
8/29/2014
Marion County, IN
D. Kapoor v. Dybwad Financial & Insurance Services

Defense of financial services error & omission claim

Granting of Motion to Dismiss
8/22/2014
Knox
E/O Oswalt v. Kerns, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
8/15/2014
Floyd County, KY
L. Holbrook v. DollarGeneral Store Corporation

Plaintiff appealed
adverse trial court judgment in commercial premises liability claim

Judgment Affirmed
8/14/2014
Medina
ABC Rental Equipmentv. Petit Lawn Maintenance

Arbitration
prosecution of property damage
claims

Award for Plaintiff
8/12/2014
Cuyahoga
Shuman v. Ferguson,M.D.

Defense of emergency
medicine medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
8/12/2014
Franklin
Estate of Carl A.Whitmer v Mt. Carmel et al.,

Defense of medical
malpractice wrongful death claim

Defense Verdict
8/8/2014
Franklin
Grennell v. Hyundai

Arbitration defense of lemon law an breach of express
warranty claim

Finding for Defendant on all counts
8/7/2014
Davies Cty., KY
Woodlands 101 v. HallContracting, Inc.

Defense of
construction liability property damage claim

Defense Verdict
7/30/2014
Columbus
L. Witkowski v. OhioHigh School Athletic Association Commission

Prosecution of injunction action to overturn OHSAA ruling on
ineligibility of athlete

Finding For Plaintiff
7/21/2014
Summit
Reed v. Dish Network

Arbitration defense of property damage alleged from
advertising injury

Finding For Defendant
7/18/2014
2nd Appellate Dist
A. Jackson et al. v.Dick Long Real Estate, et al.         

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in real estate agent E&O claim

Judgment Affirmed
7/16/2014
Wood
R. Theis v. B. Lane, M.D.

Defense of surgical medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
7/16/2014
9th Appellate Dist.
E. Hubiak, et al. v. Ohio Family Practice Center Inc., et al

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in medical malpractice claim

Reversed
7/16/2014
Erie
E/O Newman v. Bishop,M.D.

Defense of wrongful
death psychiatric claim

Defense Verdict
7/16/2014
Summit County
Smith v. Helsop

Defense of commercial premises liability matter

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
7/12/2014
Cuyahoga
D. Dellavega v. DishNetwork

Arbitration defense of property damage and revenue
recovering contract claim

Finding For Defendant
7/11/2014
Lucas
Scott. FullerTrucking v. M. Edwards Transportation & Great West Casualty

Arbitration defense of property damage and lost profits
trucking liability claim

Finding For Defendant
7/3/2014
2nd Appellate Dist
J. Johnson, et al., v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP

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

Judgment Affirmed
7/2/2014
Cuyahoga
Harness v. ClevelandClinic Foundation

Defense of surgical
medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
6/30/2014
Cuyahoga
U.S. Dept. of Housing& Urban Development (HUD) v. D. Gallagher

Defense of alleged
HUD housing violations and mortgage fraud

Dismissal of investigation without payment of monetary penalties
6/25/2014
KY. Dept. of Claims
L. Jones Jr. v. Pendleton  County Sheriff’s Department

Prosecution of Plaintiff workers’ compensation claim for allowance of bilateral total knee arthroplasty

Plaintiff Verdict
6/25/2014
USDC 6th Cir. Appeal
King v. Alexander

Defense of prison officials from allegedly inadequate medical care to a prison inmate

Judgment Affirmed
6/12/2014
Montgomery
Logan Westra, et al.v. Little League International, et al.

Defense of personal
injury claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/10/2014
Cuyahoga
Jane Norris v. Tarrify Properties, LLC

Defense of commercial premises claim

Award for Plaintiff
6/9/2014
Lucas
Fenton v. Paper Moon Vineyard, LLC

Defense of premises liability personal injury claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/4/2014
Summit
Aqua Management Group, Inc. v. Amer Cunningham Co., L.P.A.

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/4/2014
Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Comp.
Jay Montgomery v. The Shelly Holding Company

Defense of additional award for  VSSR claim

No additional award granted
5/29/2014
7th Appellate Dist
David Fry v. Heidi Hanni

Plaintiff appealed trial court’s decision granting summary judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
5/29/2014
7th Appellate Dist
Fry v. Hanni

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
5/27/2014
Summit
Estate of William Neckermann v. Ohio Spine Center, Inc. et al.

Defense of anesthesiologist in wrongful death medical malpractice claim involving allegation of inappropriately monitoring following spine surgery.

Defense Verdict
5/20/2014
USDC, Western District of Virginia
Kenneth Dale McConnell v. Servinsky Engineering, PLLC, et al.

Defense of an Architects and Engineering Professional Malpractice Claim

Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings granted
5/19/2014
Dept. of Human Services v. Jane Doe, M.D.

Defense of health care provider in Dept. of Health &Human Services privacy breach

No Penalty
5/14/2014
Lucas
Roy Jenkins, Guardian of Regina Jenkins, et al. -v- Surgicor, Inc., et al

Defense of catastrophic brain injury medical malpractice case

Mistrial
5/8/2014
Summit
Beck Energy Corporation v. Richard V. Zurz, Jr., et al.

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
5/6/2014
Ashtabula
Michael Hunt v. Continental Structural Plastics   

Defense of workers’ compensation claim.         

Plaintiff Verdict
5/2/2014
Cuyahoga
L. Rich, Guardian of Joseph Cox v. MetroHealth Medical Center                  

Defense of catastrophic birth trauma medical malpractice case

Defense Verdict
4/23/2014
Lucas
E/O K. Greer v. R. Fahoury, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
4/18/2014
Lorain
F. France v. K. Krebs, M.D.

Defense of orthopedic knee replacement surgery malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
4/18/2014
Cuyahoga
S. Culler v. WMK, Inc., et al.

Defense of products liability matter

Motion to Dismiss Granted
4/14/2014
9th Appellate Dist.
Lytle v. Mathew et. al.

Plaintiff appealed order denying motion to quash subpoena and motion for protective order

Judgment reversed in part
4/3/2014
Industrial Commission of OH (Franklin)
G. Youtsey v. Amanda Bent Bolt Co.

Prosecution of specific safety violations claim against employer

Finding For Plaintiff
4/2/2014
Stark
Heiser v. Kia Motors America, Inc.

Defense of breach of express and implied warranty and Consumer Sales Practices Act Claim product liability

Directed Verdict
4/1/2014
U.S. District Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
LaBorde v. City of Gahanna and RITA

Plaintiff appealed governmental liability class action claim against City and Regional Income Taxing Authority based on constitutional rights regarding computation of City income tax credit.

Judgment Affirmed
3/31/2014
7th Appellate Dist
Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation v. Jeffrey McKinley, et al.

Plaintiff (Ohio BWC) appealed adverse trial court judgment in its assertion of subrogation lien of benefits paid by virtue of industrial accident

Judgment Affirmed
3/27/2014
Hamilton
Rivera vs. Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency

Defense of a non-profit agency in general tort personal injury claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
3/26/2014
Cuyahoga
Aveni Bowmer Innovative Products, LLC v. Robert Hussey II, et al.

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings granted
3/24/2014
3rd Appellate Dist.
Krantz v. Family and Community Services of Northeast Ohio

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
3/21/2014
Cuyahoga
Dobrski v. Kacenjar

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
3/14/2014
Hamilton
E/O Davidson v. Adams, DPM

Defense of podiatry wrongful death claim

Defense Verdict
3/12/2014
Lake
D. Vocatura, Guardian of D. Ward v. J. Zart, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice catastrophic birth injury claim

Defense Verdict
3/7/2014
Summit
Michael Rosen v. Susan Lax, et al.

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
3/7/2014
Lake
Daniel Kalish v. John Salem

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
3/6/2014
Stark
Holzinger v. M. London, M.D. and Omni Orthopedics

Defense of orthopedic malpractice claim involving damages of lower limb amputation

Defense Verdict
3/5/2014
Butler County
Stanley Applegate v. Dish Network, LLC

Arbitration defense of property damage claim

Award for Plaintiff
2/27/2014
Logan
T. Amoako-Okyere, Special Admr. of E/O James McCoy, III v. Church of Messiah United Methodists Church

Defense of wrongful death church/nonprofit negligent liability claim

Defense Verdict
2/26/2014
Summit
William Sandor v. Richard Marks, et al.

Plaintiff appealed trial court’s decision granting summary judgment in legal professional liability claim

Judgment Affirmed
2/19/2014
Summit
T. Metcalfe v. S. Fu, M.D.

Defense of medical malpractice cosmetic surgery claim

Summary Judgment Granted
2/18/2014
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
K. Park v. Wal-Mart Stores

Defense of commercial premises liability personal injury claim (Walmart)

Plaintiff Verdict
2/12/2014
Jefferson County, KY
K. Roessler v. Enduracare, et al.

Defense of allied health care liability

Defense Verdict
2/10/2014
USDC - Eastern KY
Lisa Hensley v. Holiday Inn Express

Defense of sexual harassment and discriminatory retaliation employment practices claim

Motion to Dismiss Granted
2/10/2014
USDC Southern Ohio
B. Lyles v. Katy Perry, et. al.

Defense of copyright infringement case

Motion to Dismiss Granted
2/7/2014
Stark
J. Glasure v. Mercy Medical Center, et al.

Defense of catastrophic emergency medicine paralysis claim

Defense Verdict
2/6/2014
Miami County Court of Common Pleas
Jackson v. Dick Long Real EstateSummary Judgment Granted
2/5/2014
Madison
Vaughn Darding v. First Energy Co.

Arbitration defense of property damage construction liability

Finding For Defense
2/3/2014
Stark
E/O R. Palicka  v. S. Hersh, M.D. 

Defense of interventional cardiologist wrongful death medical malpractice case.

Defense Verdict
2/3/2014
Mahoning
Gary Schneidmiller, et al., v. Calfee, Halter, & Griswold, et al.,

Defense of legal malpractice claim involving shares of stock and in various other business ventures

Summary Judgment Granted
1/31/2014
Mahoning
Cintas Corporation v. Lyden Oil Company

Arbitration prosecution of commercial dispute matter

Finding For Plaintiff
1/31/2014
Medina
B. Thompson v. Central Transport

Arbitration defense of auto liability property damage claim

Finding For Defendant
1/30/2014
Cuyahoga
D. Jesco v. M. Demore, DPM

Defense of Defense of above knee amputation claim of podiatric malpractice

Defense Verdict
1/29/2014
WV State Medical Board
Patient H. v. John Doe, M.D.

Defense of WV Medical Board disciplinary claim

Dismissal
1/29/2014
Mahoning
C. Avensin, M.D. v. C. Lacich, Esq., et al.

Defense of legal malpractice in underlying divorce matter

Favorable Outcome
1/29/2014
Meigs
D. Jenkins v. Southern Local Schools

Defense of bus and auto liability personal injury claim for governmental liability

Defense Verdict
1/23/2014
USDC, Central KY
Billie Jean Wilson v. Sentry Insurance v. Engel Canada, Inc., et al.

Defense of products liability personal injury claim in employment environment.

Summary Judgment Granted
1/22/2014
Lorain
Modern Poured Walls, Inc. vs. McMillen Homes, Inc. and Shawn Kimble v. Schill Architecture, LLC

Defense of architectural errors and omission claim

Summary Judgment Granted
1/17/2014
6th Appellate Dist
Gregory G. Johnson v. Ohio National Life Assurance Co.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in claim for permanent disability benefits under disability policy.

Judgment Affirmed
1/17/2014
Trumbull
E/O Ecker v. Veres

Defense of wrongful death psychiatric malpractice claim

Mistrial after 2 days of deliberation
1/15/2014
Summit
E/O Alice S Sekerak v. Robert Norman, M.D., et al.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
1/13/2014
Medina
B. Thompson v. Central Transport

Arbitration defense of auto liability property damage claim

Finding For Defendant
1/13/2014
FINRA
Nancy Ford, et al. v. Fred Hensler, et al.

Defense of arbitration claim brought forth by claimants concerning the purchase of five variable annuity products. After claimants' case-in-chief, the arbitrator panel granted directed verdict and agreed that the claim was factually impossible and there was an absence of damages.

Directed Verdict
1/9/2014
8th Appellate Dist
Barbara Rheinhold v. Edward Reichek, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in claim of financial institution liability for mismanagement of funds

Judgment Affirmed
1/6/2014
11th Appellate Dist
Sylvia DeFranco, et al. v. Robert Zulandt, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal professional liability claim

Judgment Affirmed
1/3/2014
Trumbull
DiPaolo v. Blair & Latell

Motion for summary judgment was granted in favor of client in defense of legal professional liability claim.

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted