Jury Verdict Over $2.4 Million Against Assembler of Motorcycle

TPM obtained a verdict in excess of $2.4 million on behalf of its client and against Custom Assembly, Inc. for failing to use torque wrenches when assembling motorcycles. As a result of failing to use torque wrenches during assembly, the new motorcycle's handlebars became loose mid-ride and caused TPM's client to lose control of and crash the motorcycle. The client suffered severe injuries and work limitations including a fractured knee and ankle and permanent nerve pain.

TPM Successfully Defends Patients' Right to Know

TPM successfully argued to the Supreme Court of Ohio that a patient unequivocally has a right to their own medical records. In a 5-2 decision, the Court held that a medical provider is required to provide a patient their medical records regardless of where such records are stored. The Court further held that the patient is not required to state a reason to obtain their medical records.

Oil & Gas Lease / Drilling Issues

Eastern Ohio has experienced a surge in interest in natural gas, oil, and energy exploration. Marcellus and Utica shale deposits have led to an enormous land rush by energy companies seeking to exploit those underground resources. Land owners find themselves faced with making crucial decisions about whether to sell or lease the rights to oil and gas deposits, and how best to protect their land from environmental damage.


9 TPM Attorneys Named Ohio Super Lawyers or Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Super Lawyers Magazine named Lee Plakas and David Dingwell Two of Ohio’s “Top 100” for 2016 and recognized Lee Plakas, James Mannos, James McHugh, Gary Corroto, David Dingwell, and Denise Houston among Ohio’s most highly rated attorneys for 2016, a distinction limited to the top 5% of attorneys in Ohio. Super Lawyers Magazine also designated Megan Frantz Oldham, Edmond Mack, Maria Klutinoty Edwards, and Joshua O'Farrell as 2016 “Rising Stars.”