MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine has selected Jay Kelley, Steve Crandall, Gary Cowan, Egan P. Kilbane, R. Craig McLaughlin and William J. Price to be included in its prominent annual ranking of top attorneys.
The personal injury attorneys of Elk & Elk are featured in Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Edition 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.
Jay Kelley and Steve Crandall have the largest verdicts in numerous counties throughout Ohio and have each been named to the top 100 Super Lawyers list the last three years. Jay Kelley is the only personal injury lawyer to be named to the top 10 Super Lawyers' list in Ohio. In addition, no other firm has more attorneys named to Super Lawyers.
For several years, the Ohio attorneys at Elk & Elk have continued to meet Super Lawyers' meticulous selection criteria. With expertise in all aspects of injury law, Elk & Elk has achieved for clients some of the largest verdicts, including a $10 million medical malpractice verdict in Toledo for a young man who suffered paralysis from a surgical error, a $9.88 million medical malpractice verdict in Ravenna for a child injured at birth and a $6.3 million medical malpractice verdict in Dayton for a woman who suffered brain damage following routine surgery.
In recent years, Super Lawyers also recognized the following Elk & Elk attorneys: R. Craig McLaughlin, Ohio Rising Stars 2009, 2010; William J. Price, Ohio Rising Stars 2010; Amy L. Papesh, Ohio Rising Stars 2010; Egan Kilbane, Ohio Rising Stars 2010; Jay Kelley, Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers 2010, Top 50 Cleveland Area Super Lawyers 2009; and Steve Crandall, Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers 2010, Top 50 Cleveland Area Super Lawyers 2009.
The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
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