Personal Injury and Insurance Law since 1989.
Timothy B. Saylor began his relationship with Allen Schulman and Associates in 1987 as a law clerk and joined the firm as an attorney in 1991. Tim is an experienced litigator in the areas of medical and nursing home negligence, as well as cases involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death in the workplace. Tim's primary focus is auto and motorcycle crash litigation.
Among Tim's successes are an $8 million verdict ($6 million compensatory damages and $2 million punitive damages) in a case involving the death of 16-year old boy killed by a drunk driver, a $450,000 settlement obtained for a woman injured when a loaded pallet fell on her at work and a $1 million settlement obtained without filing a lawsuit in the death of a twenty-one year old motorcyclist.
Tim is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is an active member of the Stark County Academy of Trial Lawyers where he serves as a trustee for the Academy's governing body. As a member of the Stark County Bar Association, Tim was selected to serve on the Executive Committee as well as the Grievance, Admissions, and History Committees.
Tim has been a guest lecturer at numerous seminars involving personal injury and uninsured motorist law.
Tort, Public Employment, Constitutional Law and Appellate Litigation since 1995.
Chris concentrates his practice in the fields of automobile injury, premises liability, DPT litigation, insurance disputes, constitutional law and appellate litigation.
As an attorney, he has participated in several important cases before the Supreme Court of Ohio, including Pavlides v. Niles Gun Show, a nationally recognized case holding a gun show owner liable for failing to control access of guns and ammunition to minors who shot a client leaving him paralyzed for life, McIntosh v. Osnaburg Loc. Sch. Dist. Bd. Of Ed., a case deciding that a public school principal is not a public figure for purposes of 1st Amendment Law, Garret v. Consolidated Rail Corp., an important decision holding that federal railroad crossing regulations do not preempt state tort law, thereby upholding an $11.5 million jury verdict, and Scott-Pontzer v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., a case in which the Ohio Supreme Court allowed access to an employer's automobile insurance policy on behalf of her employee operating their own automobile.
In addition, Chris recently negotiated a federal settlement of $5.8 million on behalf of a client severely injured as a result of his childhood DPT vaccination.
Personal Injury and Labor Law since 1999.
Stacie L. Roth is a graduate from the University of Akron where she received a bachelor's degree in political science/criminal justice. As part of her undergraduate work, she completed an internship with the Columbiana County Court System, Juvenile Division. She subsequently obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Akron School of Law where she was an active member of the Ohio Student Bar Association and specialized in trial advocacy courses.
Stacie joined the law firm of Allen Schulman & Associates in 1997 as a law clerk. During this time, she obtained invaluable experience by researching several areas of the law including automobile, injury, medical malpractice, labor law and insurance law. She also obtained considerable experience in litigation support by assisting in preparation for numerous medical malpractice cases.
Stacie was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1999.
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