A Legal Professional Organization

*Sample list only.  Not fully inclusive of all matters.

ALTERNATE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  • Successful multi-day mediation on behalf of record industry client.
  • Successful arbitrations on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in numerous arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association and local court sponsored arbitration panels.
  • Served as arbitrator in numerous disputes concerning both individual and corporate litigation matters.


COMMERCIAL DISPUTES:  

  • Successfully defended employer against wrongful death claims arising out of alleged employment intentional tort.
  • Defended commercial trucking company against significant injury claims resulting in complete victory for client.
  • Represented technology company in effectively enforcing its rights related to protection of their proprietary information.


 FRANCHISING:

  • Prosecuted actions on behalf of numerous franchisees in the food, service, auto, and employment agency industries.

LARGE SUBROGATION AND COLLECTION MATTERS:

  • Involved in representing the interest of numerous clients in the allocation and enforcement of high value subrogation and collection claims.


SPORTS/ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY:

  • Represented record industry client in royalty rights dispute.
  • Represented athlete in marketing and promotional related matters.
  • Represented athlete in contractual negotiations


PERSONAL INJURY:

  • Represented numerous injured parties in employment, automobile, premises, and malpractice related injury claims.
  • Defended numerous individuals and corporations against personal injury and property damage claims throughout Ohio.
  • Trial counsel for defendant in medical malpractice claim.

Practice Areas

INSURANCE ADVOCACY AND RECOVERY:

  • Obtained successful settlement of claims against agent for return premiums due after cancellation of insured in bankruptcy.
  • Litigated action related to coverage for construction related claims.
  • Successfully prosecuted action on behalf of insurer for employment intentional tort claims.
  • Advised and prosecuted coverage for discrimination claims under EPLI and general liability coverage.
  • Litigated numerous coverage and bad faith claims under commercial general liability policies.
  • Litigated coverage for child molestation occurring over numerous policy periods.
  • Litigated insured trucking company's entitlement to coverage for commercial occurrence.
  • Prosecuted coverage rights with respect to copyright infringement claim.
  • Obtained successful resolution of $34 million claim by utility pole manufacturer against insurer for defective chemical treatment and resulting nationwide failure of utility poles, including bad faith allegations.
  • Coverage counsel on shooting death under homeowner insurance policy resulting tin successful appellate decision and no payment being required.  Case included trial on the merits of the underlying coverage issues.



BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS AND LITIGATION:  Local and international business transactions and  commercial litigation compose the general principal practice areas of Stoll, Ltd.  Successfully protecting our client's interests through proper corporate documentation, filings, and regulatory compliance,  to litigating cases involving breach of contract, fraud, director and office liability, wrongful interference with business relationships, unfair and anti-competitive trade practices and other statutory and business tort claims.  

INSURANCE RELATED DISPUTES:  The unique experience of handling insurance coverage disputes for both insurers and insureds over the years allows us to offer a unique and unbiased assessment of insurance related disputes, and an understanding of both sides of the transaction in advising, resolving, or litigating those disputes to a favorable resolution for our clients.  Our experience, including 20+ years in the insurance industry including: agent licensure in property, casualty, life and health provides a unique understanding of the legal issues within this industry specialty.

INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH:  We offer complete personal injury and wrongful death representation arising out of industrial accidents, workplace incidents, automobile collisions, malpractice and other injury causing circumstances.    

CORPORATE STRUCTURE AND RISK MANAGEMENT:  With more than twenty years experience in the insurance industry, managing risk for our corporate clients is second nature.  We complete risk management assessments and actively supervise and control litigation matters for purposes of ensuring effective representation, and cost-effective counsel and claim handling.

COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS / M & A / ANTITRUST:  Our transactional representation ranges from complex multijurisdictional antitrust compliance, mergers & acquisitions, and other regulatory compliance to  leases, simple contracts,  business formation, and policy drafting.

SPORTS, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY:  Representation of of athletes, media and entertainment industry clients in negotiations and contract matters.  Enforcing their rights and protecting their interests when disputes arise.