Ohio

Stutman Law Attorney gets Defendant to Admit to Negligence in Undetermined Fire

Stutman Law recovered $300,000.00 from an HVAC contractor for its clients in an undetermined fire which occurred on Kelleys Island, Oh. The fire was exacerbated by an attic full of cellulose insulation and a delayed response by the all volunteer fire department. In fact, the damage caused by the fire was so significant that a […]

Defendants pay only Stutman Law’s client $2 million in a building collapse lawsuit; continue to litigate with remaining Plaintiffs

Stutman Law resolved a building collapse claim for $2,000,000.00 after extensive litigation. The severe building collapse resulted in multiple casualties, including one fatality. Stutman Law’s Building Collapse Unit litigated the case to a successful conclusion for its clients. Upon receiving the claim, Stutman Law immediately commenced an investigation into the cause of the collapse. A […]

Stutman Law beats “implied” Waiver of Subrogation argument and recovers $1,350,000 for carrier


A fire destroyed a large portion of a historic church in Ashland, Ohio. A contractor hired by the church was replacing copper gutters at the time of the fire. The contractor claimed that one end of the section of copper gutter came into contact with the insulated power line serving the church, and that the […]

Stutman Law Recovers $300,000 On “Undetermined Fire” By Ruling Out All Causes Except Defendant’s Negligence

Stutman Law recovered $300,000.00 from an HVAC contractor for its clients in an undetermined fire which occurred on Kelleys Island, Ohio.The fire was exacerbated by an attic full of cellulose insulation and a delayed response by the all volunteer fire department. In fact, the damage caused by the fire was so significant that a number […]

Stipulation of Liability leads to early settlement

In a home in Ohio, a high tech sump pump system in the basement failed and caused a small fire. The sump pump system was made of a highly flammable material that produced a significant amount of smoke and soot damage to the home. Stutman Law investigators retained an engineering expert who was a former […]

Waiver can’t help negligent contractors

A fire caused significant damage to a residential home in Ohio while under construction. The fire was caused by spontaneous combustion of rags that were left on the back porch by painting contractors. Defendants argued that they were protected by an implied waiver of subrogation in a construction contract. Stutman Law defeated defendants’ motions to […]