Overview

Mike is a shareholder with the firm and concentrates his career on defending doctors, hospitals, and medical personnel in medical negligence matters. Mike's litigation expertise also encompasses the defense of clients in legal malpractice, general liability, transportation liability, and professional liability matters. He has tried more than 65 first chair jury trials involving medical malpractice and transportation liability. Mike is also a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Mike is a member of various professional bar associations. He frequently presents educational seminars to both legal and non-legal professionals in the areas of medical negligence, tort reform, and risk management. Mike is also a CYO and AAU basketball coach.

Honors & Recognitions

Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Community & Professional

American Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Results

For a more complete list of trial results, please contact attorney.

News

Speaking Engagements

  • Nursing Documentation and Malpractice Seminar for EMH Regional Medical Center
    Jun 5, 2009
  • Seminar on Ohio Apology Law for The Doctors Company
    Jan 21, 2009
  • "Advancing the Practice of Good Medicine", Doctor's Company, Northwest Ohio Insured Physicians
    Toledo, Ohio, May 7, 2008

Insights

Publications

  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Client Newsletter, Apr 3, 2020
  • Published Case: Gallagher, Extr. v. Firelands Regional Medical Center  2017-Ohio-483
    Patient’s medical records including doctor’s hearsay statements were admissible under the business records exception of the hearsay rule, Jul 3, 2017

Education

J.D., Thomas Cooley Law School , 1995

B.A., John Carroll University, 1989

Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 1996
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