GS News
6/29/2020
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

Partner Joe Pappalardo Joins The CLM Alliance As Guest Speaker During Webcast

Partner Joe Pappalardo was recently a guest speaker for the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)’s webcast on June 24th, 2020,  where he discussed nationwide trends and defenses of. Read More...
6/8/2020
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

In Memory of Forrest A. Norman

It is with a heavy heart that we report that Forrest Alonzo Norman Jr. has passed away at the age of 90. Forrest was admitted to the Ohio Bar. Read More...
6/4/2020
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

Joe Pappalardo and Tom Dover Celebrate 40 Years with Gallagher Sharp

We congratulate Partners Joe Pappalardo and Tom Dover on celebrating 40 years with Gallagher Sharp! Joe began his career at the firm on June 3rd, 1980, and he has. Read More...
2/28/2020
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

Joe Pappalardo Joins Executive Board of Themis Advocates Group

Congratulations to Partner Joe Pappalardo for becoming an Executive Board Member of Themis Advocates Group during their Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida, on February 28, 2020. Themis Advocates Group. Read More...
2/4/2020
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

New Partner Joe Monroe

We are pleased to announce that Joseph Monroe, II, has been named a Partner. Joe is a member of the General Litigation and Transportation practice groups, defending public and. Read More...
2/4/2020
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

New Partner Rema A. Ina

We are pleased to announce that Rema A. Ina has been named a Partner. Rema works in the Employment Law, General Liability, and Insurance Coverage practice areas. She devotes. Read More...
12/4/2019
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

Gallagher Sharp’s 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to Gallagher Sharp’s 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers:  Lori Brown (Professional Liability Defense); Joe Pappalardo (Transportation/Maritime); Alan Petrov (Professional Liability Defense); Rich Rezie (Insurance Coverage); Monica Sansalone (Professional Liability Defense); and. Read More...
GS Publications
6/14/2020
By Timothy T. Brick

Announcement – New Cleveland Headquarters

Gallagher Sharp is pleased to announce that starting on July 1, 2020, the firm’s new headquarters in Cleveland will be: 1215 Superior Avenue 7th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114 The. Read More...
1/29/2020
By Joseph W. Pappalardo

Gallagher Sharp Trucking Newsflash: FMCSA Announces Two-Year Delay of Its Entry Level Driver Training Rule

FMCSA Announces Two-Year Delay of Its Entry-Level Driver Training Rule By Attorney Joe Pappalardo The FMCSA announced today, January 29, 2020, that there will be a two-year delay of. Read More...
1/16/2020
By Nicholas G. Anhold, Richard C.O. Rezie

Gallagher Sharp Newsflash: Law Firms May Not Collect Settlement Proceeds from Insurers in Certain Circumstances under New Supreme Court of Ohio Decision

This morning, the Supreme Court of Ohio issued Kisling, Nestico & Redick, L.L.C. v. Progressive Max Ins. Co., Slip Opinion No. 2020-Ohio-82 The Supreme Court of Ohio Holds that. Read More...
1/6/2020
By Salman Shah, Timothy P. Roth

Gallagher Sharp Trucking Newsflash: FMCSA Clearinghouse Requirements Are Officially In Effect

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) requirements go into effect today. The requirements impose Reporting and Verification obligations upon entities. Read More...
1/3/2020
By Rema A. Ina

Gallagher Sharp Newsflash: New Overtime Rule Has Officially Gone Into Effect

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a new rule regarding overtime. Under this new rule, which went into effect on January 1, 2020, employees who make less than. Read More...
12/27/2019
By Joseph W. Pappalardo

Gallagher Sharp Trucking Newsflash: FMCSA To Increase Random Drug Test Rate To 50% for 2020

According to a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration document that was published in the Federal Register today, December 27th, 2019, the FMCSA will be increasing the minimum annual percentage. Read More...
12/19/2019
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

Primer on Ohio’s Supplemental Complaint Statute – O.R.C. §3929.06-December 2019 Insurance Newsletter

The general rule in Ohio is that an injured or damaged plaintiff cannot file a direct action against a tortfeasor’s insurer because they have no contractual relationship. However, a. Read More...