Each and every McGown & Markling client comes to us with a compelling reason why they need legal services. Our goal is to ensure that each one of them receives the best legal counsel possible. However, as our communication with our clients is protected by the attorney-client privilege, our successes are often rewarded with silence.
That being said, McGown & Markling attorneys have been entrusted with defending clients in over 200 lawsuits throughout the State of Ohio. Here is a small sampling of those cases.
In the case of Cutcher v. Toledo Public Schools, a student alleged that a substitute teacher for the school district sexually assaulted the student. McGown & Markling represented the school board in this case, and successfully obtained judgment on the pleadings for the school board on statutory immunity grounds.
In the unfair labor practice charge OAPSE v. Orange City School Dist. Bd. of Edn., SERB Charge No. 2013-ULP-07-0206, a custodian alleged that the school board committed an unfair labor practice (“ULP”) by terminating the custodian’s employment after the custodian repositioned a security camera. The custodian alleged that the real reason for the termination was […]
Salem v. Westlake City School Dist., a student alleged that the school suspended/expelled him in violation of his constitutional rights. McGown & Markling represented the school board in this case, and successfully obtained a motion for judgment on the pleadings in favor of the school board.
In the case of Sabella v. The East Ohio Gas Co., a pedestrian alleged that, while walking along a street, the pedestrian stepped into an uncovered hole approximately six inches in diameter in the sidewalk causing injuries. McGown & Markling represented the municipality in this case, and successfully obtained judgment on the pleadings for the […]
In the case of Montagino v. Buescher, a teacher alleged that the school board and school employees were liable for the actions of a student who poured ink in the teacher’s coffee based on an alleged theory that the board failed to provide a safe and secure work environment. McGown & Markling represented the school […]
In the case of State ex rel. N. Ohio Chapter of Ass. Builders and Contractors v. Barberton City Schools Bd. of Edn., 2010-Ohio-1826, a construction company, its builders association, and several taxpayers filed a verified complaint against the school board seeking a preliminary and permanent injunction, as well as a declaratory judgment, alleging that the […]