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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: 2015
Date / Jurisdiction Caption Statement of Case Result Attorney(s)
12/30/2015
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Vaughn v. Radio One of Indiana, L.P.Court granted summary judgment in our favor on all claims
12/30/2015
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Vaughn v. Radio One of Indiana, L.P.Motion For Summary Judgment
12/30/2015
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio Western Division
Robert Coldiron v. Clossman Catering, LLC

Plaintiff alleged unlawful termination on the basis of age, alleged disability and request for FMLA leave

Summary Judgment
12/23/2015
Marion County, IN
Charity Marie Golden vs. S. Khan, M.D., et al.

Defense of alleged negligent psychiatric care case

Complaint dismissed
12/23/2015
Lake
State Farm Casualty Company v. Miflex 2 S.R.L., et al.

Defense of product liability claim

Motion to Dismiss Granted
12/21/2015
Hamilton
Julie Ragsdale v. City of Fishers

Defense of intentional infliction of emotion distress claim

Motion to Dismiss Granted
12/15/2015
Mahoning
E/O Bing vs. M. Madison, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death gastrointestinal surgery claim.

12/15/2015
10th Appellate Dist
S. Smith-Huff v. Wal-Mart Stores

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in retail & hospitality personal injury claim.

Judgment Affirmed
12/10/2015
8th Appellate Dist
D. Bentkowski v. Seven Hills, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in employee claim against governmental entity in wrongful disclosure, invasion of privacy, retaliation and conspiracy

Judgment Affirmed
12/2/2015
Cuyahoga
E/O Jacqueline Christine Calanni vs. M. Wong, M.D., et al.

Defense of wrongful death of pediatric neurological claim

Defense Verdict
12/1/2015
10th Appellate Dist
Harris v. Reedus

Appeal of trial court grant of motion for summary judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Remanded
11/25/2015
Hendricks County, Indiana
Erika Jagger Deheer v. Ray’s Trash Service and Rehrig Pacific Holdings

Defense of Negligence and Products Liability claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
11/18/2015
5th Appellate Dist
Gulfport Energy Corporation v. Corey R. Ripley, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in breach of contract claim

Affirmed
11/11/2015
Franklin
Wentz v. Weiner

Defense of podiatric surgical malpractice case.

Defense Verdict
11/9/2015
3rd Appellate Dist.
J. Moore v. Dollar General Corp.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in claim for false imprisonment and defamation

Judgment Affirmed
11/5/2015
United States Disctrict Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Marcus Simpson, et al. v. Village of Lincoln Heights

Summary Judgment Granted on Excessive Force, Emotional Distress and Constitutional Claims

Summary Judgment Granted
11/2/2015
Porter County, IN
Jovanka Kecman v. G. Kumar, M.D., et al. 

Defense of medical malpractice case involving multiple hospital falls 

Complaint dismissed
10/30/2015
Caldwell County, KY
Lea Morehead v. YRC Worldwide, Inc.

Defense of negligent hiring and retention claim against trucking company.

Summary Judgment Granted
10/28/2015
EEOC
Olson v. Gillmore Security Systems

Determination of no probable cause in favor of client in defense of employment discrimination charge.

Finding of no probable cause
10/23/2015
Jefferson, KY
E/O Pillow v. University of Louisville Medical Center

Defense of wrongful death emergency medicine claim of 23 year old male. 

Defense Verdict
10/23/2015
Kentucky Dept. Workers’ Compensation
Judy Cornett v. Dollar General

Claimant was seeking permanent total disability benefits as a result of alleged low back injury. Claim dismissed on the basis of lay and medical evidence presented by defense indicating Claimant’s condition was not work-related.

Claim Dismissed
10/22/2015
Stark
J. Cook, et al. v. R. Hamilton, M.D., et al.

Defense of obstetrical medical malpractice claim involving stillborn child

Defense Verdict
10/20/2015
IMEO – EEOC
Employee v. Indianapolis Public Library

Defense of Employment Discrimination Claim

Finding For Defendant
10/16/2015
Cuyahoga
E. Brown v. Park East Genesis Health Care

Defense of long term care liability claim

Defense Verdict
10/9/2015
Marion
B. Stanley v. B. Clarke, M.D., et. al.

Defense of surgical gastroenterology medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
10/5/2015
Lorain
M. Jurecko, et al. v. N. Garritano, D.O., et al.

Defense of catastrophic birth injury claim involving placental abruption

Defense Verdict
10/2/2015
Hendricks County, Indiana
Jamie Glass v. Longhorn of Avon, Rare Hospitality International, Inc.

Defense of premises liability claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
9/30/2015
Allen
D. Young v. Jacobs Engineering Group

Workers’ comp. defense on allowance of multiple conditions

Disallowance of shoulder claim; allowance for cervical disc protrusion
9/28/2015
Shelby County, IN
James A. Martin v. Scientific Games Corporations

Defense of product liability claim 

Complaint dismissed
9/23/2015
EEOC
Chitwood v. ECP Corporation

Determination of no probable cause in favor of client in defense of employment discrimination charge.

Finding of no probable cause
9/22/2015
10th Appellate Dist
Amoako-Okyere, Admr. v. Church of Messiah United

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court verdict in wrongful death claim against youth camp run by church

Judgment Affirmed
9/19/2015
Logan
Alexander v. Honda

Motion for summary judgment was granted in favor of client in prosecution of indemnification crossclaim.

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
9/16/2015
Montgomery
K. Thompson v. Dollar General

Arbitration defense of property damage claim based on pre-arbitration demand.

Finding For Defendant
9/10/2015
7th Appellate Dist
Marc Cheeks et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.,

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in wrongful arrest claim

Judgment Affirmed
9/8/2015
Mercer
T. Ghebreyesus, Admr., etc., et al. v. C.  Dues, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death emergency room medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
9/8/2015
Mercer
T. Ghebreyesus, Admr., etc., et al. v. R. Warren, M.D.

Defense of wrongful death emergency room medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
9/2/2015
Columbiana
J.  Phillis v. Community Action Agency of Columbiana County dba Head Start

Defense of commercial premises liability claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
8/26/2015
9th Appellate Dist.
Smith v. Helsop

Plaintiff appealed trial court grant of summary judgment to defendant in commercial premises liability matter

Summary Judgment Affirmed
8/26/2015
Marion
Hensel Ready Mix, Inc. v. Pleasant Township Board of Zoning Appeals

Defense of conditional use permit appeal from property owner

Permit denied
8/26/2015
Marion County Court of Common Pleas
Bernhard v. Mohican Rehabilitation Services, LLCSummary Judgment Granted
8/2015
Ohio Industrial Commission
Roberts v. Wausau Paper Towel and Tissue

Successfully defeated a widow’s application for death benefits alleging death due to asbestos exposure saving the Self-Insured employer approximately $200,000.

Application for death benefits filed by a surviving widow
8/21/2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
S. Phillips v. DaVita, et al.

Defense of medical malpractice claim               

Motion to Dismiss Granted
8/21/2015
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
E. McCowen v. Village of Lincoln Heights

Plaintiff appealed adverse federal court’s judgment on employment practices claim

Judgment Affirmed
8/20/2015
Mahoning
Morris v. R. Ragozine, DDS.

Defense of dental malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
8/11/2015
Lake County, Indiana
Ida B. Coleman vs. Webb Hyundai

Defense of negligent servicing claim

Complaint dismissed
7/31/2015
Deerborn, IN
A. Miller, et al v. G. Dobbs, M.D.

Defense of catastrophic medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
7/30/2015
Mahoning
Demarco v. F. Couch, M.D.

Defense of catastrophic birth trauma medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
7/29/2015
Marion County, IN
Beryle George v. M. Heit, M.D., et al.

Defense of medical malpractice claim alleging urethral tear during cystoscopy. 

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
7/13/2015
Hendricks County, Indiana
Randall W. Crowe and Teresa S. Crowe v. S. Ward, M.D., et al.

Defense of medical malpractice case involving alleged traumatic brain injury as a result of an anaphylactic reaction during a colonoscopy. 

Motion to Dismiss Granted
7/10/2015
Hamilton
Hartke & Associates v. Sheakley

Arbitration defense of commercial services dispute

Finding For Defendant
7/8/2015
Sandusky
Deborah Dickey, Extr. E/O Oliver Ott v. Roger Garcia, MD, et.al.

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
7/1/2015
Allen County, Indiana
Grzeskiewicz v. Inspections First, et al.

Defense of breach of contract and E&O claim against home inspector

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/29/2015
Jefferson County, KY
Stevenson v. Al J. Schneider Co. d/b/a Galt House Hotel

Defense of premises liability claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/25/2015
USDC Southern Ohio
United States of American v. John Doe

Defense of federal white collar criminal   

Probation
6/23/2015
Cuyahoga
Stavole v. Hilow

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

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/22/2015
Lucas
Nicole Walker v. Economic Opportunity Planning Association, Inc. 

Defense of wrongful termination claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/19/2015
6th Appellate Dist
Jennifer Baker, Extrx. of E/O Janice Colston v. Anthony DeRiso, II, M.D., et al.

Plaintiff appealed defense verdict in medical malpractice wrongful death claim

Judgment Affirmed
6/17/2015
Franklin
N. Huggins v. Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc.

Trial of workers’ comp. appeal

Defense Verdict
6/16/2015
Ohio Supreme Court
State of Ohio ex. rel. Sherwood Lacroix v. Industrial Commission of Ohio and GMRI, Inc.      

Plaintiff appealed adverse court of appeals decision re permanent total disability requests writ of mandamus to require Industrial Commission to issue order in his favor

Denied, Court of Appeals Judgment affirmed
6/15/2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
E/O Peterson v. Maxim Healthcare Services, et al.Motion to Dismiss Granted
6/10/2015
Cuyahoga County
Yvonne Belt v. Dollar General

Defense of commercial premises liability matter

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
6/9/2015
7th Appellate Dist
Schneidmiller v. Rapp, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice case based on running of statute of limitations

Reversed
6/5/2015
7th Appellate Dist
Michels Corporation v. Rockies Express Pipeline, LLC

Contractor appealed adverse trial court judgment in commercial dispute with interstate pipeline operator

Reversed
5/31/2015
Cuyahoga
K. Stokes, a minor, et al. v. Pla-Mor Roller Rink

Defense of premise liability personal injury claim

Motion For Summary Judgment
5/28/2015
6th Cir. Court of Appeals
Maxitrate Tratamento Termico E Controles, et al. v. Hedman

Appellate court affirmed trial court’s dismissal in an insurance coverage dispute

Affirmed
5/27/2015
Summit
Douglas Wade Page vs. Bradley H. Crombie, M.D., et al.

Defense of delayed diagnosis in medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
5/27/2015
Erie
E/O M. Gallagher v. Firelands Regional Medical Center

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice case

Defense Verdict
5/27/2015
6th Cir. Court of Appeals
B. Lyles v. Katy Perry, et. al.

Defense of copyright infringement case

Judgment Affirmed
5/22/2015
Warren
Ryan Hobbs v. L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates Co., L.P.A., et al

Defense of legal malpractice liability claims

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
5/20/2015
Ashland
R. Rush, et al. v. Samaritan Emergency Physicians LLP, et al.

Defense of emergency medicine medical malpractice claim

Directed Verdict
5/15/2015
Cuyahoga
R.Ress, et al., v. D. Karns, M.D., et al

Defense of surgical medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
5/15/2015
10th Appellate Dist
Nichter v. Shamansky

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
5/14/2015
Robert Friedman v. Sheraton Hotel at Capitol Square

Defense of OCRC Complaint

Finding of no probable cause
5/14/2015
Cuyahoga
Adamo v. Phillips

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

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
5/13/2015
9th Appellate Dist.
RFFG, LLC v. Extinct Temps, Inc.

Appeal of adverse trial court judgment in business dispute claim.

Judgment Remanded
5/13/2015
Lake County, Indiana
Estate of Willette v. Munster Community Hospital, et al.

Defense of medical malpractice claim against critical care physicians

Motion to Dismiss Granted
5/12/2015
Warren
J. McComb, et al. v. Katz, Greenberger & Norton Co., L.P.A.

Defense of complex commercial representation legal malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
5/12/2015
Belmont
Foldi v. Wakeman

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

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
5/8/2015
1st Appellate Dist
George Fisher v. Amberley Village

Client appealed validity of tax levy by Village for providing police services

Judgment Affirmed
5/6/2015
Fairfield
Pichardo v. Sedgwick Claim Service, et al.

Arbitration defense of professional liability property damage claim

Defense Verdict
4/29/2015
Belmont
Estate of Johnson v. Belmont Manor

Defense of wrongful death long term care and medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
4/29/2015
9th Appellate Dist.
Beck Energy Corp. v. Zurz

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in legal malpractice claim.

Judgment Affirmed
4/24/2015
Cuyahoga
Drew Carson vs. Hernia Center of Ohio, et al

Defense of general surgeon in medical malpractice claim involving allegations of negligent hernia repair

Defense Verdict
4/24/2015
Lucas
William H. Morris, III, et al. v. National Field Representatives, Inc., et al.

Defense of personal injury premises liability claim

Motion to Dismiss Granted
4/23/2015
Licking
T. Melton v. Donna Guy

Defense of auto admitted liability personal injury claim

Favorable Outcome
4/23/2015
Jefferson County
Estate of Emilie Van Nest v. Dr. Reddy and Reddy Cardiovascular Associates

Defense of medical malpractice wrongful death action

Defense Verdict
4/23/2015
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Seye v. Richardson, et al.

Summary judgment granted on claim for legal malpractice

Summary Judgment
4/22/2015
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Brian Bielozer et. al. v. North Olmsted et. al.   

Defense of municipality

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
4/21/2015
U.S. Supreme Court
Dublin Eye Associates, P.C., et al. v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.

Plaintiff appealed adverse U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals judgment in ERISA breach of fiduciary duty claims.

Petition for a writ of certiorari denied
4/21/2015
Ashtabula
T. Ennis v. T. Hunt, D.O.

Defense of medical malpractice of internal medicine treatment for COPD.

Defense Verdict
4/17/2015
White County, Indiana
Bertucci v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

Defense of negligent commercial transportation claim

Motion to Dismiss Granted
4/15/2015
Cuyahoga
C. Lindsley v. Dayton Freight Lines, Inc.

Defense of trucking liability personal injury claim

Defense Verdict
4/15/2015
Clinton
Wilmington Savings Bank v. Dixon, Davis Bagent & Company & Matthew J. Bagent, CPA 

Defense of accounting malpractice claim                           

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
4/7/2015
Jefferson, KY
Erica McDowell v. Al J. Schneider Co., et al.  

Defense of negligent security premises liability case

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
4/3/2015
Kettering
R. Knapp v. Wal-Mart

Arbitration defense of property damage commercial premises liability

Defense Verdict
4/1/2015
Cuyahoga
L. Young v. Larchwood Health Group

Defense of wrongful discharge discrimination claim

Finding For Defendant
3/31/2015
U.S. District Court, Northern District
Arquilla, et. al v. Willbros Group et. al.

Defense of employer for significant MVA involving employee re: allegations of course and scope

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
3/27/2015
Summit
K. Beck v. M. Freeman, D.O., et al.Defense Verdict
3/26/2015
Hamilton Cty., IN
Kunda v. Community Behavioral Pavilion

Defense of medical malpractice claim against psychiatrists

Motion to Dismiss Granted
3/23/2015
Mahoning
Demoss v. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, et al.

Defense of catastrophic birth injury medical malpractice case

Defense Verdict
3/23/2015
3rd Appellate Dist.
S. Smith, et al. v. Wyandot Memorial Hospital, et al.

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in medical malpractice claim

Judgment Affirmed
3/20/2015
Lucas
B. Manley, et al. v. S. Kalniz, D.D.S, et al.

Defense of dental malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
3/20/2015
Cuyahoga
U.S. Bank v. Brown v. Erieview v. MRK Title Research:

Defense of title company E&O claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
3/11/2015
Lorain
E/O Becker v UH Elyria Medical Center

Defense of wrongful death medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
2/25/2015
Cuyahoga
Kristie Groves, Admr. E/O Ben Cannon IV vs. Marymount Hospital, et al.

Defense of wrongful death emergency room medical malpractice claim

Defense Verdict
2/24/2015
Grant County, Indiana
Estate of Caiden Carroll v. W. Moore, M.D., et al.

Defense of medical malpractice wrongful death case involving stillborn infant during caesarian delivery. 

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
2/23/2015
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Gebbie v. Southwest Financial Services, LTD

Defense of financial services professional liability claim

Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings granted
2/20/2015
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Sharona v. Village of Orange

Defense of 1st Amendment challenge to sign ordinance

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
2/13/2015
Franklin
F. Harris v. B. Reedus

Defense of legal malpractice claim

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
2/13/2015
Hamilton Cty., IN
J. Muzella v. T. Gossweiler, DDS, et al.

Arbitration defense of dental liability. 

Finding For Defendant
2/11/2015
1st Appellate Dist
E/O Kingrey v. Duke Energy, et al.

Plaintiff’s appealed adverse trial court judgment in wrongful death personal injury claim

Judgment Affirmed
2/6/2015
6th Appellate Dist
H. Stanton v. Jerusalem Twp., et al.

Governmental defendant appealed adverse trial court judgment granting fire chief judgment for wrongful termination.

Reversed
2/6/2015
2nd Appellate Dist
Steven Gregory vs. Towne Properties & Park Lane Apartments

Plaintiff appealed adverse trial court judgment in premises multiple family apartment complex

Judgment Affirmed
2/2015
Cuyahoga
Estate of John A. Bukovnik vs. Lake Hospital, et al

Defense of radiologist in wrongful death medical malpractice claim involving claim of missed aortic dissection

Case resolved favorably during trial
1/30/2015
Trumbull
Garris v. Musser, M.D., et al.

Defense of catastrophic surgical medical malpractice claim. 

Defense Verdict
1/22/2015
USDC, Eastern District of Kentucky
George Vaughn v. Konecranes, Inc. v. Hetronic USA, Inc., et al.

Third-party claims for indemnity, contribution, and apportionment arising from allegedly defective product (crane remote control).

Motion For Summary Judgment Granted
1/19/2015
St. Joseph County, Indiana
Lewis Brothers Bakeries v. Alex Skoczek

Prosecution of Negligence Claim

Favorable Judgement
1/15/2015
Mahoning
Marc Cheeks and Antoinette Carter v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.,

Defense of commercial premises personal injury claim

Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings granted
1/13/2015
Girard
A.Ward v. Wal-Mart Stores

Arbitration defense of property damage commercial liability
claim

Finding For Plaintiff
1/13/2015
Brown
J. Barger v. Dollar General

Arbitration defense of commercial premises liability property damage claim

Finding For Defendant
1/12/2015
Toledo
City of Toledo v. Mikes Hauling and Demolition

Arbitration defense of property damage trucking liability claim

Finding For Plaintiff
1/5/2015
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas
Lester Weather v. Pep Boys

Obtained directed verdict at trial dismissing property damage claims

Obtained directed verdict at trial dismissing property damage claims