Leeseberg & Valentine
Leeseberg & Valentine

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

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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

Craig S. Tuttle
  • Attorney
Columbus, OH

Craig has dedicated his entire career to helping people injured by the negligence of others. In his time at Leeseberg & Valentine, Craig has gained extensive experience in all aspects of litigating medical malpractice and other complex personal injury claims. At the heart of each case are people, and Craig fights to make sure these people are not forgotten and that their stories are heard.

Prior to starting his career, Craig graduated magna cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he won awards for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy and Best Oral Advocacy, and was honored as a Presidential Management Fellow by the U.S. Government.

Craig is active in the legal community serving as the medical malpractice and judicial screening chairman for the Central Ohio Association for Justice, and is active with the Columbus Bar Association. Craig also remains dedicated to his alma mater as an advisor to the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Vice-chair and competing member of the moot court team
    • Honors: Outstanding Appellate Advocacy and Best Oral Advocacy
    • Honors: Honored as a Presidential Management Fellowship Finalist by the Federal Government
  • Bowling Green State University
    • B.S. - 2004
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Published Works

  • Who picks up the tab in the Court of Claims anyway? It matters to you and your clients!, OAJ Quarterly, April, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, President's Award, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star Achievement, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association, Barrister’s Leadership Program, 2014
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, Judicial Screening Committee
  • American Association for Justice
  • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association

Our Successes

$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

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