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Robert D. Boroff

Rob is a partner in the Cleveland office of Gallagher Sharp where he focuses his practice on commercial transportation and construction litigation.  Rob defends national and international motor carriers, freight brokers, rail intermodal terminal services companies, and logistics providers involved in catastrophic commercial transportation accidents and cargo loss claims.  Rob is national counsel for one of the largest trucking companies in the nation and is part of Gallagher Sharp’s Rapid Response Team that is tasked with immediately responding to accident scenes for the purpose of investig

Tim Roth Teaches at the CLM Claims College

Tim Roth was on the faculty of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s inaugural Claims College School of Tra

Joe Pappalardo Named Best Lawyer

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Gallagher Shar

Paul D. Galea

Paul Galea joined Gallagher Sharp as a Partner in August of 2014.  His practice primarily involves defending commercial shipping companies, marinas and private pleasure boat owners and operators in all forms of maritime matters including, personal injury under the Jones Act, Death on the High Seas Act (DOHSA), Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA), as well as injuries to passengers, longshoremen, seamen, wharehousemen, and marina employees.

Joe Pappalardo Presents at the CLM Annual Conference

Joe Pappalardo participated on the Transportation Round Table titled "Who Cares About the Facts, Let's Inflame the Ju

Joe Papplardo presents at the ACI Trucking Litigation Conference

Joe Pappalardo presented "Countering the Reptile Approach, Pretrial and Trial Tactics" during the Jury Selection

James T. Tyminski

Jim Tyminski joined Gallagher Sharp as an Associate in March of 1999 after working as a claims adjuster in the insurance industry. He became a Partner in 2005.

Joseph J. Santoro

Joe Santoro joined Gallagher Sharp as an Associate in 1997 and was named Partner in 2004. He represents businesses, insurance companies and individuals in a wide variety of civil litigation.  He represents railroad companies in cases concerning personal injury, wrongful death, occupational injury, the FRSA, federal preemption matters, property damage, eminent domain, and condemnation issues.  Joe’s experience also includes representing clients in pre-suit contract matters as well as commercial litigation relating to breach of contract and real estate matters.

Timothy P. Roth

Tim Roth is a partner and a member of the firm’s Transportation and General Litigation Practice Groups.  Tim’s practice focuses on the representation of trucking companies and their drivers following major truck accidents and includes engaging in 24/7 rapid response to truck accidents.  He defends motor carriers, drivers and their insurers throughout the State of Ohio in claims and lawsuits involving wrongful death, personal injury, property damage and cargo claim liability.  Tim also serves as National Counsel for a number of his trucking clients and has litigated trucking cases in a multi