Leeseberg & Valentine
Leeseberg & Valentine

175 South Third Street, Penthouse One, Columbus, OH, 43215

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Toll Free: 800-976-2226 | Local: 614-221-2223

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Largest personal injury verdict in state history - $44.5 million verdict obtained by Leeseberg & Valentine

Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S. News & World Report | 2019

Rated Among The Best In Ohio

Our clients as well as our peers give us top ratings with Super Lawyers®, Best Lawyers® and Avvo.

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Top Client Care And Record High Results

We are attentive to our clients’ needs. We provide top-quality legal services, and we maximize results for your long-term wellbeing.

Leaders In Medical Malpractice

We have full-time nurses on staff, a global network of medical specialists and a reputation for maximizing trial verdicts and settlements.

Recognized For Personal Injury And Product Defect Case Results

Our attorneys hold negligent parties accountable and handle a variety of claims involving serious injuries with care and compassion.

Our Success:

$44.5 million Verdict for injured 9 year-old in Franklin County, Ohio $8 Million Settlement for 18 Patients who took Baycol $6.5 Million Franklin County Wrongful Death and Survivorship Jury Verdict $6 Million Jury Verdict Against Emergency Room Physicians $5 Million Verdict Against Hospital and Surgeon $4.8 Million Settlement On Behalf Of A Minor Child Severely Injured During Birth $4.5 Million Settlement From Hospital During Trial $3.8 Million Verdict for 9-Year-Old Girl with Compartment Syndrome $3.25 Million Verdict Against Hospital and Physician $3.1 Million Settlement from Motorists Insurance for Wrongful Death $2.8 Million Settlement From Hospital for Injured Physician $2 Million Settlement from Hospital and Midwife for Wrongful Death $2 Million Verdict Against ENT Surgeon for Twin 3-Year-Olds $2 Million Settlement Obtained for Family of OB-GYN with Delayed Colon Cancer Diagnosis $1 Million Verdict for 14-Year-Old Girl Killed in Car Crash

Medical Malpractice

Products Liability

Serious Personal Injury

Other Practice Areas

$44.5 million Verdict for injured 9 year-old in Franklin County, Ohio

The firm of Leeseberg & Valentine is pleased to report that on September 28, 2018 it obtained a verdict of $44 million in the case of Metts v. Athens Medical Lab after a two week jury trial in Franklin County, Ohio. The verdict is believed to be the largest personal injury verdict in state history in an individual tort case for an personal injury or medical malpractice. Read More

Renowned Medical Malpractice And Personal Injury Attorneys

Our team of litigators goes toe-to-toe with the multibillion-dollar insurance industry on a regular basis. We have recovered some of the largest verdicts and settlements in Ohio medical malpractice and personal injury cases. Founding partners Gerry Leeseberg and Anne Valentine are board-certified trial advocates by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and our legal team has more than 75 years of collective legal experience to put to work in your unique case.

Catering To Our Clients — We Are A Full-Service Law Firm

Our concern with doing the very best for our clients begins immediately after they contact our firm. An initial consultation with one of our lawyers or staff is comprehensive, fully informative and empathetic to your specific legal, financial, and medical needs and goals.

We are one of the few law firms in the country that has full-time nurses on staff. Our personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys in Columbus have immediate access to a global database of medical literature and a global network of specialists at top universities, research facilities and hospitals whom we can call on as expert witnesses to the very complex factors involved in your case.

Doctors, surgeons, researchers, insurance companies, judges and other lawyers respect our work and hold our firm in high esteem. Some even come to us for representation when they have been injured or suffered from malpractice.

Client Testimonials And Endorsements

Former Client Debbie Dick – $6 Million Jury Verdict

…”I am forever grateful to Leeseberg & Valentine  for giving me back my life…”

Passionate, Aggressive, Diligent Advocates

We thoroughly investigate complex medical and personal injury claims. We are fully accessible to each of our clients, promptly communicate developments, and respond to his or her concerns and questions with straightforward, supportive answers.

Following your initial consultation, there is no obligation to retain our firm. If you retain our contingency fee-based services, we cover all legal expenses in the investigation, preparation and pursuit of your best possible result.

Experience + Professionalism = Results

When you have been injured or suffered a loss, there are so many emotions overwhelming you, it’s hard to think straight or feel confident in your decisions.

You need the help of an attorney but there are so many offering their services, how do you choose the right one for your case? Where do you start?

Make a list of what you are looking for in your advocate.

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Someone who wins?
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Someone who cares?
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Someone who
returns my calls and
keeps me updated?
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All of the above.

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