Protecting Rights in Northeastern Ohio for over 30 years.

Practice Areas

Injury Claims

The law may allow you to recover compensation from a responsible person or business for physical or emotional injuries that you or your family member has experienced as a result of careless, reckless, or intentional conduct.

Auto Accidents

At our firm, your auto accident case is handled by an experienced auto accident attorney and not a paralegal. The initial consultation is with an attorney. Your case is analyzed by an attorney, and all negotiations are performed by any attorney.

Medical Malpractice

We are experienced in protecting the rights of persons and families in Akron, Summit County and throughout Ohio who have been the victims of medical malpractice. Medical malpractice claims usually are only brought when serious injury or death has bee…

Wrongful Death

We protect the rights of Ohio families who have lost a family member as a result of negligence or other wrongful conduct. In Ohio, a wrongful death claim is created by statute and can only be asserted by a person that has been appointed by the Probat…

Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

Linnen Co., L.P.A has had great success in protecting the rights of persons who have suffered injuries as a result of a dog attack. Ohio law imposes statutory liability on the owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog that causes any injury to you or your…

Product Liability

We have experience with claims of injury due to defective products. These can be very complicated cases. There are four types of product liability claims: manufacturing defects, design defects, warning defects, and failure to conform to the manufactu…

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

We help nursing home patients and their families protect the rights of nursing home residents under Ohio's Bill of Rights for Nursing Home Patients. Ohio law specifically gives you the right to bring a lawsuit if any of these rights have been violat…

Employment Rights

If you feel that you have been wrongfully terminated — or that you are being discriminated against or otherwise being treated unfairly or improperly by your employer or co-employees — it is important to seek the advice of an attorney as soon as p…

Sexual Harassment

Our firm has had substantial experience and great success in protecting the rights of employees who have been the victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. An employer has obligations under both federal and Ohio law to provide a workplace that i…

Age Discrimination

Under both Ohio and federal law, it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of his or her age. We encourage you to speak with our firm if you believe that you have been discriminated against on the basis of your age.

Disability / Handicap Discrimination

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers from taking adverse action against an individual because he or she has a disability. If you feel your employer has discriminated against you because of your disability, you should protect…

Family & Medical Leave Act Violations

Linnen Co., L.P.A has protected the rights of numerous clients concerning the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA). Under certain circumstances, you may be entitled to take an unpaid leave of absence from work under the FMLA.

Sexual Discrimination

Claims for sexual discrimination can be filed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of the individual’s sex, or under the Equal Pay Act of 19…

Workers' Compensation Retaliation

Ohio law prohibits an employer from taking any adverse action against an employee who has filed a workers’ compensation claim, including — but not limited to — termination, demotion, or reassignment. You have a very short time frame to protect…

Retaliation for Engaging in Protected Activity

Under both Ohio and federal law, it is unlawful for an employer to retaliate against an employee who has engaged in a protected activity. If you think you've been subjected to retaliation for engaging in any protected activity, it is important that…

Severance Agreements

Before you execute a severance agreement, the circumstances of the termination or layoff should be reviewed by a knowledgeable lawyer to determine whether your rights under state and federal law have been violated. Once the agreement has been signed,…

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