GS News
8/17/2020
By Steven D. Strang, Richard C.O. Rezie

Steven Strang & Richard Rezie Co-Present “Emerging Coverage Issues” for the Northeast Ohio RIMS August Virtual Meeting

Gallagher Sharp Partners Steven Strang and Richard Rezie co-presented for the Northeast Ohio RIMS August Virtual Meeting on emerging insurance coverage issues on August 17, 2020. Read More...
11/1/2019
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

Gallagher Sharp Named Best Law Firm for 2020

Gallagher Sharp LLP was again named a Best Lawyers Best Law Firm by the U.S. News and World Report.  For 2020, Gallagher Sharp was ranked a National Tier 2 for Railroad Law. Read More...
8/15/2019
By Gallagher Sharp LLP

Gallagher Sharp’s 2020 Best Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest most respected peer review publication in the legal profession has selected Gallagher Sharp’s Thomas E. Dover, Joseph W. Pappalardo, Alan M. Petrov, Richard C.O. Rezie,. Read More...
5/31/2019
By Rema A. Ina, Steven D. Strang

Steven Strang and Rema Ina Present on Cyber Risks and Trends

Steven Strang and Rema Ina co-presented “Cyber Coverage – Risks and Trends,” at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s “Smoking Hot Insurance Topics: Cannabis, Arson, Cyber & More!” seminar sponsored by the. Read More...
4/15/2019
By Rema A. Ina, Steven D. Strang

Steven Strang and Rema Ina Discuss Cyber Liability

Steven Strang and Rema Ina co-presented “A Primer on Cyber Liability” at the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) Insurance Coverage Seminar on Friday, April 12, 2019 in. Read More...
2/12/2019
By Clark D. Rice

Gallagher Sharp Adds Partner Clark Rice To Cleveland Office

Gallagher Sharp is pleased to announce the addition of Clark Rice as a Partner in our Cleveland office.  An experienced trial attorney, Clark Rice represents clients in construction litigation,. Read More...
12/5/2018
By Joseph W. Pappalardo, Lori E. Brown, Markus E. Apelis, Monica A. Sansalone, Richard C.O. Rezie, Shane A. Lawson, Steven D. Strang, Todd M. Haemmerle

2019 Gallagher Sharp Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to Gallagher Sharp’s 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers:  Lori Brown (Professional Liability Defense); Todd Haemmerle (Civil Litigation Defense); Joe Pappalardo (Transportation/Maritime); Alan Petrov (Professional Liability Defense); Rich Rezie (Insurance Coverage); Monica. Read More...
GS Publications
12/7/2020
By Steven D. Strang, Gary L. Nicholson

Battle Lines Drawn On Business Income, Extra Expense, & Civil Authority Coverage For COVID-19

Litigation has now been filed across the country as to whether commercial property insurers owe their policyholders business income, extra expense, and civil authority coverage for economic losses due. Read More...
8/27/2020
By Gary L. Nicholson

Ohio’s Supplemental Complaint Statute Provides That an Insurer May Assert Any Coverage Defense against an Insured’s Judgment Creditor That The Insurer May Have Asserted against the Insured

The typical liability policy contains a provision that no action may be brought against the insurance company unless there has been full compliance with all the terms of the. Read More...
4/5/2020
By Steven D. Strang

Is There Coverage For Suits Based On Transmitting COVID-19?

Has one of your policyholders, or one of their employees, been sued for transmitting COVID19? This article briefly looks at coverage for third-party claims. The standard Commercial General Liability. Read More...
3/27/2020
By Steven D. Strang, Steven A. Keslar

Ohio Legislature Introduces Bill to Require Insurers to Cover COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Recently two Democrats in Ohio’s House of Representatives introduced legislation designed to require insurers with property insurance policies offering business interruption insurance to cover losses attributable to viruses and. Read More...
3/20/2020
By Steven D. Strang

COVID-19 Coverage Litigation Is Here – What To Expect

At approximately 9 pm on March 15, every bar and restaurant in the state of Ohio was ordered to close by Governor Mike DeWine. Similar orders have been given. 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...
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...