NCDD National College for DUI Defense: David Craig Sheldon


Case Highlights
Personal Injury Cases
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
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 - 2013
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 - 2013
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 - 2013
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 - 2013
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 - 2013
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 - 2012
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 - 2011
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) - 2010
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
Contreras v. ERA Enterprises, LLC - premises liability case involving stabbing of two clients outside nightclub in parking lot settlement of $159,000

Get Compensation for Slip and Fall Injuries Caused by Negligent Property Owners

A premises liability lawyer fighting for justice for victims injured due to unsafe premises

A premises liability case involves accidents that happen due to negligent, unsafe or dangerous conditions on property owned by an individual or a business. Property owners and businesses have a responsibility to keep their premises safe and to warn visitors of potential hazards.

A slip and fall accident can cause serious injury and is the most common type of premises liability case. These accidents happen when a person slips and falls as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition on someone else’s property.

The Law Office of David Craig Sheldon in Medina can determine whether your injuries are the result of a property owner’s neglect.  David C. Sheldon is a premises liability attorney who fights to recover the maximum compensation possible for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other expenses. It is possible for the injured person to be held to varying degrees of liability for an injury.

How do we build a strong case?

Personal injury lawyer David C. Sheldon can build a premises liability case by proving one of the following:

  • The property owner created the dangerous condition that led to the accident.
  • The property owner knew about the dangerous condition and did not eliminate it within a reasonable time.
  • The property owner should have known about the dangerous condition and had it removed or repaired.

How we determine if you have a case?

The Law Office of David Craig Sheldon can determine if you have been injured as a result of the following:

  • Defective sidewalk - Sidewalks can cause many injuries %u2015 broken bones, back, neck and head. The sidewalk owner will only be liable for defects presenting an unreasonable risk of harm.
  • Structural defects - Due to age, structural defects, such as the following, can create dangerous situations and be a significant cause of injury:

    • Uneven steps
    • Parking lot potholes
    • Broken tiles
    • Torn carpeting
  • Weather-related - Home or building owners are expected to take reasonable steps to reduce hazards created by adverse weather. If you had no reasonable opportunity to correct a problem, then you may not be liable for injuries caused by this type of hazard.
  • Defective roads - Poorly designed and constructed roads can contribute to the severity of a motor vehicle accident.

When an effective premises liability injury lawyer in Medina can help

If you or a loved one has been injured on someone else's property, call The Law Office of David Craig Sheldon at 330.723.8788 or contact the firm online to schedule your free initial consultation today.