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Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. has helped countless seriously injured victims of accidents over the past 50 years. No one plans to have an accident, but when it happens it often comes along with lost earnings, medical bills and day-to-day challenges. This has happened to many people. Any careless or negligent act can result in catastrophic physical and even wrongful death. It can happen on the roadways, at work, at a medical care facility or in a nursing home.

Wrongdoing is wrong, and when injured there is no reason that it should ruin a whole family's financial stability. Sustaining a personal injury is stressful and we can make it easier. We will seek the highest level of compensation for an injury or death.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Personal Injury
    • Car Accidents
    • Motorcycle Crashes
    • Truck Accidents
    • Bicycle Accidents
    • Defective Products
    • Elder Abuse
    • Railroad Accidents and Injuries
    • Airplane Injuries
    • Mesothelioma
  • Medical Malpractice
    • Birth Injuries
    • Nursing Home Neglect
    • Surgical Errors
    • Anesthesia Mistakes
    • Emergency Room Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security Disability Benefits

Call Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. today at 440-252-1482 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Arthur M. Elk

Jurisdictions:

Ohio, 1973
Florida, 1973
Pennsylvania, 1999
New York, 2007

Education:

  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1973
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1970

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ)
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA)
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA)
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITL America)

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French

Case Results

$10,000,000

Our client suffered paralysis as a result of negligence during surgery to correct severe scoliosis.

$9,750,000

Misplaced catheter in NICU results in global brain and spine injury.

$7,300,000

Surgical complication resulting in global brain injury.

$6,300,000

Hypoxia injury following minimally invasive surgery from drug interaction.

$6,000,000

Paralytic agent administered to ICU patient. The drug was a "Look alike/sound alike" medication.

$4,800,000

Untreated infection leads to death of the 33-year-old mother.

$4,750,000

Truck crash, caused catastrophic orthopedic injury.

$4,700,000

A motorist sustained a crushing injury to his ankle, leaving him permanently disabled for the remainder of his life after a head-on collision with another vehicle.

$2,300,000

Highway crash, caused significant permanent injury.

$1,900,000

Our 39-year-old client was killed when her vehicle was struck by the defendant’s vehicle after going left of center.

$1,250,000

Recovery for a man who was seriously injured when a pick-up truck was negligently backed into a barn door and the door fell on him. He suffered a fractured back, fractured foot, multiple rib fractures, ruptured spleen, lacerated liver, and other injuries.

$1,100,000

Motor vehicle accident resulting in the wrongful death of a police officer The Plaintiff worked as a police officer and was picking up debris in the road when the Defendant, who was driving a truck, hit the Plaintiff and dragged him along the roadway. This resulted in the death of the Plaintiff.

$9,400,000

Elk & Elk managed Vioxx claims, including those for heart attack and thrombotic stroke, as part of a $4.65 billion multi-district litigation settlement with Merck Pharmaceuticals. The settlement was for 62 plaintiffs.

$1,200,000

Our client was given the blood thinner Heparin, which contained a contaminated ingredient, found in the company's supply chain in China. The FDA has found that this chemical can cause breathing difficulty, blood pressure drops, vomiting, and even death.

$878,683

The Medtronic Infuse bone graft has been associated with many serious problems such as: difficulty breathing, swallowing or speaking; nerve damage and death. Medtronic allegedly encouraged physicians to use its Infuse bone stimulator off-label in the cervical spine. The settlement was for 145 clients.

$530,000

The contact lens solution ReNu with MoistureLoc was found to contain a substance known as Fusarium, which can cause an eye infection called keratitis. Patients with this infection experience pain, discomfort, light sensitivity, and loss of vision. This condition requires expensive antifungal drug therapy and in some cases, surgery to remove any ulcers, lesions, or other unhealthy growths.

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