Resolve Your Personal Injury Matters in Ohio with Our Legal Assistance

Personal injury trial attorney, with 32 years of experience, advocating for the rights of the injured in Medina, Strongsville and Northeast Ohio

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 David C. Sheldon profileThe Law Office of David Craig Sheldon is dedicated to assisting individuals injured or killed due to the reckless, negligent or unsafe actions of others. Having represented personal injury victims for over two decades, Mr. Sheldon has developed has a reputation for fighting to hold the people responsible for your injuries or the loss of your loved one accountable for their negligent actions.

At our Medina law firm, we provide you with personal service beginning with your initial consultation until we resolve your case. We perform extensive investigations to preserve evidence and provide the expert witnesses necessary to pursue your case. We always try to negotiate favorable settlements with insurance companies prior to trial. When necessary, we are ready to take on the insurance company or corporate wrongdoer by seeking fair and reasonable compensation from a jury of your peers.

AVVO Top attorney David C. Sheldon Rated 10.0If you or a loved one is the victim of a negligent act of another, call The Law Office of David Craig Sheldon at 330.723.8788 or contact the firm online to schedule your FREE initial consultation today.

Our mission is to get you the compensation you will need to cover the following:

  • Punitive damages – the amount of money necessary to punish the defendant for intentional acts that cause injury
  • Present and future medical expenses
  • Lost and future wages, benefits and services
  • Loss of consortium - loss of love and affection due to injury or death
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damage
  • Funeral costs

Proven Results - Click here for our Personal Injury Case Highlights

Getting you past your accident

David C. Sheldon is a personal injury lawyer in Medina dedicated to winning the best possible results for clients suffering injuries in accidents and other personal injury matters:

  • Auto accidents - It takes one moment and one negligent driver for you to suffer massive injuries in a car accident. We handle your case no matter how complex.
  • Premises liability cases - Property owners and businesses have a responsibility to keep their premises safe and warn visitors of potential hazards. Slip and fall accidents are common and we determine whether your injuries could have been avoided.
  • Wrongful death - If your family member dies due to the negligent act of another, you may have a wrongful death case. We advocate for your rights.
  • Medical malpractice -We fight to help you recover compensation for your injury or loved one's loss of life resulting from medical negligence.
  • Dram shop cases - We help you file a lawsuit against a bar that served patrons who wind up in drunk driving collisions causing serious injury or death. Under Ohio law, a person may sue and recover damages from a licensed provider of alcoholic beverages that sells/furnishes alcohol to an intoxicated person under certain circumstances. Our case highlights page shows the successful results we've achieved with dram shop litigation.
  • Excessive force cases - We represent people who have suffered injuries as a result of excessive force by police officers.

 

Personal Injury Cases

Bryant v. Ohio Edison Co, et al - electrical burn injury case to 50-year-old married male; settlement of $1.3 million
Eggeman, Executor of Estate of Robert Keith Chapman v. Brinker International Inc., et al - wrongful death of 40-yr-old single male struck head-on by drunk driver; dram shop liability; $1 million settlement
Robert Greene, et al. v. USA, Dept. of Veterans Affairs - medical malpractice case; failure to diagnose colorectal cancer; 53-yr- old African American Vietnam Vet; $725,000 settlement
Tina Harrell, et al. v. Delta Management, Inc. (dba Christie's Cabaret) - premises liability shooting case; 38-yr-old female entertainer shot inside club $425,000 settlement
Gerspacher case - client is riding motorcycle at posted limit of 50 mph when driver in Cadillac pulls out in front of him at intersection; client strikes driver’s door of Cady, is catapulted through the air, lands about 100 feet away on pavement; serious road rash and broken jaw and teeth; surgery to repair jaw; broken ankle requiring screws and plates; 8 month recovery policy limits of $250,000 tendered
Jane Doe v. John Doe Chiropractor - chiropractic malpractice case; client suffered bilateral tearing of the vertebral arteries following chiropractic spinal manipulation; client experienced small strokes from clots; parties settled for $237,500
John Doe v. Anonymous Bar; - co-counseled case with Cleveland attorney Steven Weiss; client struck head-on by drunk driver who had just left Anonymous Bar; had 16-17 beers over 2 hour period; BAC .254 at scene; Dram Shop action; client sustained several fractures and hospitalized for 2 weeks; case settled during voir dire for $185,000 (client previously settled with drunk driver for policy limits)
Contreras v. ERA Enterprises, LLC - premises liability case involving stabbing of two clients outside nightclub in parking lot settlement of $159,000
Turner v. Quisenberry - defendant driver veered into plaintiff while she was on motorcycle, causing her to be ejected; plaintiff skidded against asphalt; suffered severe road rash, bruised shoulder, stitches to upper arm, bruised left knee resulting in chondromylacia; medical expenses of $45k; lost wages of $9k; insurance company settled pre-suit for $94,000
Farage Case - 49 yr. old female driver struck on driver's side by motorist whose vehicle slide on ice; client tore left rotator cuff; surgical repair; 3 mos. PT; med specials $26,000; settled for $75,000
Mattern Case - 46 yr. old female driver struck by motorist backing out of driveway; minivan damage $4,000; medical specials of $6,000 for soft-tissue neck and back injury; PT; 2 yrs treatment; settled for $34,505
King Case - 33 yr. old female client struck by motorist while walking in cross-walk; fractured tibia at plateau; medicals $3,100; 3 mos. healing and therapy; settled for $30,000
Bulan Case - 38 yr. old female client rear-ended by drunk-driver; minivan totaled; soft tissue injury to neck & upper back; PT for 2 mos; med bills $760; settled for $14,500
Sutton Case - mid-50s female client rear-ended; minor damage to vehicle; soft-tissue injury to neck and back; limited PT; medical specials $4,000; settled for $12,000