Notable News – April 2018

Sunday April 1, 2018 Published in

The litigation team successfully appealed to the Eighth District Court of Appeals, which overturned the trial court’s dismissal of a negligent promotion case involving the wrongful death of an employee.

Richard T. Coyne secured a favorable summary judgment decision on behalf of an international manufacturing client in a products liability case in which a wrongful death action in the U.S. Southern District of Ohio was dismissed.

Richard T. Coyne won a defense verdict in a trial on behalf of a manufacturing client in a products liability action filed in federal court in Seattle, Washington. 

Benjamin B. Cotton assisted in successfully defending a client’s European patent during an Opposition Proceeding in Munich, Germany.

Jay R. Carson is running for the office of District 13 Representative in the Ohio House of Representative. District 13 encompasses parts of Lakewood and Cleveland. Jay has gained significant legislative experience by serving as a legislative aide to the Ohio General Assembly, through his work for the Cuyahoga County Workforce Investment Board and Lakewood Civil Service Commission, and through his representation of clients in government-related matters.

Martin L. Kerr has joined Wegman Law as an associate in our Corporate and Business Services Department. Prior to coming to Wegman, Martin worked as both a financial analyst and a contract and compliance manager for several large global organizations where he developed long term approaches to balancing both legal and business needs. Martin has counseled a diverse group of clients ranging from agile, entrepreneurs to more well known, multi-billion dollar corporations. Utilizing his business acumen, he is able to advise clients on a diverse range of business transactions.


Wegman Hessler specializes in business law for business leaders, applying legal discipline to solve business problems to help business owners run smarter. For more than 50 years, this Cleveland business law firm provides full-service strategic legal counsel for closely held businesses. Learn more at www.wegmanlaw.com.

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