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Bikes for Kids Week #11 – Triston Morehead

August 23, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

August 22, 2017 – NBC 24

August 22, 2017 – 13abc

Free Helmet Giveaway

August 21, 2017 – WTOL News

August 20, 2017 – FOX 36 News

August 20, 2017 – 13abc

August 20, 2017 – WTOL News

Bikes for Kids Week #10 – Maura McCarty

August 16, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

August 15, 2017 – NBC 24

Bikes for Kids Week #9 – Mitchell Relford

August 9, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

August 8, 2017 – Fox 36 News

The Plaintiff’s Essential Guide to Ohio Bicycle Accidents

August 7, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

Boyk Law pothole injury lawsuit against the City of Toledo

August 2, 2017 – Toledo Blade

August 2, 2017 – WTOL Channel 11 News

Bikes for Kids Week #8 – Josh Davis

August 2, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

August 1, 2017 – WTOL Channel 11 News

August 1, 2017 – 13abc News

August 1, 2017 – NBC 24 News

Ohio State Fair Ride Tragedy – Boyk Law Legal Commentary

July 28, 2017 – 13abc interview with Attorney Mike Bruno

July 28, 2017 – WTOL interview with Attorney Mike Bruno

Bikes for Kids Week #7 – Kaylee Turney

July 26, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

July 26, 2017 – NBC 24 News

July 25, 2017 – WTOL Channel 11 News

July 25, 2017 – 13abc News

Bikes for Kids Week #6 – Charles Jackson

July 19, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

July 19, 2017 – NBC 24 News

July 18, 2017 – 13abc News

Bikes for Kids Week #5 – Nicholas Bielecki

July 12, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day” VIDEO

July 12, 2017 – WTOL News VIDEO

July 11, 2017 – WTOL News VIDEO

July 11, 2017 – 13abc VIDEO

Bikes for Kids Week #4 – Riley McDaniel

July 6, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day” VIDEO

July 6, 2017 – 13abc VIDEO

July 5, 20 17 – NBC 24 News VIDEO

July 5, 2017 – WTOL news VIDEO

Bikes for Kids Week #3 – Juan Rodriguez

June 28, 2017 – 13abc

June 28, 2017 – WTOL “Your Day”

Bikes for Kids Week #2 – Rylei Young

June 21, 2017 – NBC 24

June 21, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day”

Lawsuit against Dr. James Gideon after he sexually assaulted his patients

The Courier – 7.20.2017 – Four patients file lawsuit against doctor

The Courier – 7.19.17 – Four women file lawsuits against Bluffton doctor

WTOL – 7.18.2017 – Northwest Ohio doctor accused of sexual battery by three patients

Toledo Blade – 7.18.2017 – Suit filed against Bluffton doctor for alleged sexual assault

Bikes for Kids Week #1 – Madison Shook

June 14, 2017 – WTOL’s “Your Day” VIDEO

June 13, 2017 – WTOL Channel 11 news

June 13, 2017 – 13abc News

June 13, 2017 – NBC 24 News

Lawsuit against Otsego Schools after Sexual Assault

Review Times – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

NBC 24 – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit filed against Otsego School District VIDEO

NBC 24 – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit filed against Otsego School District

Associated Press – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

13abc – March 21, 2017 – Local family files lawsuit against Otsego Local Schools VIDEO

13abc – March 21, 2017 – Local family files lawsuit against Otsego Local Schools

WDTN News 2 Dayton – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

Urbana Daily Citizen – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

Toledo Blade – March 21, 2017 – Student’s parents file suit against Otsego schools

Washington Times – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

The Vindicator – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

The Delaware Gazette – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

The Findlay Courier – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

Sidney Daily News – March 21, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

Sentinel Tribune – March 22, 2017 –– Ex-student’s parents file suit against Otsego

Record Courier – March 22, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

Bellefountaine Examiner – March 22, 2017 – Lawsuit: School Officials Didn’t Protect Girl from Assault

Toledo Blade – March 22, 2017 – Parents sue Otsego; harassment alleged

 

August 3, 2016 – Bikes for Kids Week #9

WNWO NBC 24 – Better Living VIDEO

 

July 27, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #8 Better Living

WNWO NBC 24 – Better LivingVIDEO

July 20, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #7 Better Living

July 13, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #6 Better Living

 

July 6, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #5 Better Living

June 29, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #4 Better Living

June 22, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #3 Better Living

 

June 16, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #2 Better Living – Huthaifa & Aisha Alkhowailed

June 8, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #1 Better Living – Noble Street Heros

 

June 7, 2016 – WNWO NBC 24 – Bikes for Kids Week #1 News Coverage – Noble Street Heros

Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH
2015

TPS Proud/Boyk Law Student of the Month Winner Tyler Kirian
September 29, 2015 – WTOL News 11 CBS

September 29, 2015 – 13 ABC

September 29, 2015 – WNWO NBC 24


September 14, 2015 – WNWO NBC 24 Bikes for Kids Recap
Bikes for Kids Winner Joey Kolopajlo
August 19, 2015 – Joey’s feature on NBC 24
Bikes for Kids Winner Callista Gibbs
August 11, 2015 – Callista’s feature on NBC 24

Bikes for Kids Winner Tyler Shaffer
August 5, 2015 – Tyler’s feature on NBC 24’s Better Living


August 4, 2015 – Tyler’s feature on NBC 24, live from the Wood Co. Fair

NBC 24, August 4, 2015 – Bikes for Kids recipient applauded for courage and bravery

Bikes for Kids Winner Logan Werner
July 29, 2015 – Logan’s feature on NBC 24

Bikes for Kids Winner Destiny Martinez
July 21, 2015 – Destiny’s feature on NBC 24

Bikes for Kids Winner Araya Smith
July 8, 2015 – Araya’s feature on NBC 24

 

National news coverage on a lawsuit filed against Tate Funeral Home on behalf of our clients, the family members of Thomas Gaston, after alleged mistreatment of bodies

NY Times – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies

Fox News – June 8, 2015 – Family files lawsuit against suspended Ohio funeral director after 11 bodies found

San Francisco Chronicle – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Yahoo News UK – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Washington Times – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Toledo Blade – June 9 – Family sues funeral home for failing to care for body

“It is a shock to the conscience of the community to treat the body of a deceased individual with anything less than the utmost care and respect,” attorney Charles E. Boyk, who filed the complaint, said in a news release. “The family would like some answers and to place Mr. Tate under oath. The lawsit will provide the opportunity to get complete answers and hopefully some closure to this tragic event.”

Cleveland Plain Dealer – June 18, 2015 – Search of funeral home reveals bodies, secrets amid investigation

“Charles Boyk, a Toledo attorney representing the family of Thomas Gaston, whose remains were found in a corner of the funeral home’s chapel, said: ‘It is almost beyond comprehension that someone could do this. It’s like a third-world country.’”

Albany Times Union – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Ashland News Gazette – June 9, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Beaumont Enterprise – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Burleson Star – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Canton Repository – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Chico Enterprise-Record – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Connecticut Post – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Contra Costa Times – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit field over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Elkhart Truth – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Fairfield Citizen– June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Graham Leader – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Greenfield Daily Reporter – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

GreenwichTime – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Houston Chronicle – June 8, 2015 -Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Ktar News – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Long Beach Press Telegram – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Marietta Times – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Martins Ferry Times Leader – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Massillon Independent – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Minneapolis StarTribune – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Monroe News – June 9 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Toledo funeral home

Monterey Herald – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Morning Journal News – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

NBC 24 – June 9 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Toledo funeral home

Oroville Mercury Register – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Paradise Post – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Parkersburg News – June 9 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

San Antonio Express-News – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

San Jose Mercury News – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Santa Cruz Sentinel – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Seattle Post‑Intelligencer – June 8, 2015- Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

The Morning Journal – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Toledo funeral home

The News-Herald – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Toledo funeral home

The ReporterJune 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

The ReviewJune 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Times ReporterJune 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Toledo Blade – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed in Tate Funeral Services case

Uniontown Harold Standard – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Vallejo Times Herald – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

WFMJ – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

WKBN – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

WTOL – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Youngstown Vindicator – June 8, 2015 – Lawsuit filed over bodies found in Ohio funeral home

Bikes for Kids Winner Kassidy Fowler
July 1, 2015 – Kassidy’s feature on NBC 24

Bikes for Kids Winner Victoria & Damien Fullwood
June 24, 2015 – Victoria & Damien’s feature on NBC 24

Bikes for Kids Winner Blake Pierce
June 17, 2015 – Blake’s feature on NBC 24

 

Military Messages highlighted by the Toledo Blade

Toledo Blade – December 29, 2014 – Law firm helps send messages to troops

2014
Tribute to Toledo Mural with Lourdes University & Josina Lott
July 23, 2014 – 13abc

July 23, 2014 – NBC 24

NBC coverage of Start High September Student of the Month, Amina Alsouqi

 

2014 Bikes for Kids news coverage

Bikes for Kids Winner #10 – Alexis Malkowski

NBC 24 – August 14, 2014 – Inspirational kid recipient of new bike

 

Bikes for Kids Winner #9 – Kalob Hoot

Bikes for Kids Winner #8 – Alicia Gomez

NBC 24 coverage of Bikes for Kids Winner #7 – Bradley Harris

13 ABC coverage of Bradley Harris

NBC 24 – July 25, 2014 – Teen Gets New Wheels Thanks to ‘Bikes for Kids’

Bikes for Kids Winner #4 – Isaiah Wingate

Bikes for Kids Winner #3 – Jeremy Davis

Bikes for Kids Winner #2 – Khyle Johnson

Bikes for Kids Winner #1 – Destiny Rivera


13 ABC’s coverage of Destiny Rivera’s Bikes for Kids win

2014 Bikes for Kids launch honors 2009 winner Kayla Meeker


WTOL’s June 6, 2014 coverage of the Bikes for Kids launch in Kayla Meeker’s name

NBC 24’s June 6, 2014 coverage of the extra Bikes for Kids bicycle donation to honor Kayla Meeker

‘Bikes for Kids’ honors victim of cyberbullying, NBC 24, June 6, 2014

Bikes for Kids Toledo donates bike in teen cyber bullying victim’s honor, WTOL News 11, June 5, 2014

Bikes for Kids honors Kayla Meeker, iHeartGlassCity.com, June 5, 2014

 

Answers to tough legal questions revealed in radio interview

 

The Business Leader Spotlight show asked Chuck Boyk to give the inside scoop about hiring a personal injury attorney.

 

National News Coverage after the Judge’s Ruling Allowed Clyde Cancer Cluster trial to move forward

Associated Press – February 11, 2014

Thomson Reuters Blog – February 10, 2014

NPR Radio – February 11, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle – February 11, 2014

Washington Times – February 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer – February 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press – February 11, 2014

Columbus Dispatch – February 11, 2014

13abc Toledo – February 11, 2014

CBS Toledo WTOL – February 11, 2014

NBC 24 Toledo – February 10, 2014

“This is a huge decision that will for the first time require Whirlpool to reveal the information that they have been reluctant to disclose,” Boyk said. “It is one small step in the search for the truth, and we look forward to examining the information that Whirlpool will have to release.”

Sandusky Register – February 11, 2014

Marietta Times – February 11, 2014

The Kansas City Star – February 11, 2014

The Greenfield Reporter – February 11, 2014

The Toledo Blade – February 11, 2014

NBC Cleveland WKYC – February 11, 2014

The Morning News Journal – February 11, 2014

The News Herald – February 11, 2014

Kent State University Radio – February 11, 2014

The Daily Record – February 11, 2014

WDTN 2 News Dayton – February 11, 2014

19 Action News Cleveland – February 11, 2014

CBS 46 Atlanta – February 11, 2014

Live 5 News CBS – February 11, 2014

Manufacturing.net February 11, 2014

Lawsuit filed after 16-year-old hazed by coach, suffers TBI

WTOL News 11 – Lawsuit filed against hazing coach that caused a 16-year-old’s traumatic brain injury

13 ABC Toledo – Family of 16-year-old traumatic brain injury victim sues hazing coach, school system

National news coverage on lawsuit filed against Woodmore High School on behalf of 16-year-old football hazing victim

Washington Times – February 4, 2014

13 abc – February 4, 2014

WTOL – February 3, 2014

The Press – February 4, 2014

Fremont News Messenger – February 4, 2014

Columbus Dispatch – February 4, 2014

Toledo Blade – February 4, 2014

Dayton Daily News – February 4, 2014

WLWT5 Cincinnati – February 4, 2014

The Courier – February 4, 2014

Port Clinton News Herald – February 4, 2014

CBS Cleveland – February 4, 2014

Coloradoan – February 4, 2014

News-Herald – February 4, 2014

Claims Journal – February 4, 2014

Norwalf Reflector – February 4, 2014

Canton Rep – February 4, 2014

News OK – February 4, 2014

NetworkOfCare.org – February 4, 2014

 

30-year-old hero drowns trying to save 5-year-old boy


NBC 4 Columbus – Lawsuit filed against apartment complex where James Russell Jenkins & Elijah Walker drowned

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed For 5-Year-Old Rescuer Who Died After Pond Incident, NBC 4 WCMH, December 15, 2013

Families of Boy and His Attempted Rescuer Sue Over Drowning Deaths, ABC 6 On Your Side, December 13, 2013.

Lawsuit Filed Against Apartment Complex for Pond Deaths, CBS 10, December 13, 2013.

Families of Boy and His Attempted Rescuer Sue Over Drowning Deaths, My Fox 28, December 13, 2013.

Lawsuit Filed Against Apartment Complex for Pond Deaths, Ohio News/ICITO.com, December 13, 2013.

Lawsuit Filed Against Apartment Complex for Pond Deaths, BigNewsNetwork.com, December 13, 2013.

Lawsuit Filed Against Apartment Complex for Pond Deaths, Topix.com, December 13, 2013.

Families of Boy and His Attempted Rescuer Sue Over Drowning Deaths, SiloBreaker.com, December 13, 2013

 

2014 – Cyde Cancer Cluster

 

Toledo man sues former employer over injury, Toledo Blade, December 10, 2013

 

Noted filmmaker to feature cancer cluster families in documentary, Fremont News Messenger, October 22, 2013

13 ABC Toledo – Reaction to Whirlpool’s claim that Whirlpool Park is cleared

Channel 19 Cleveland – Carcinogen testing results from Clyde

13 ABC Toledo – Water treatment facility carcinogen test results

WTOL 11 Toledo – Dust sample test result data from Clyde, Ohio

WTOL 11 Toledo – Whirpool begins collection of soil samples from Whirlpool Park

13 ABC Toledo – Interview with Whirlpool Executive

13 ABC Toledo – Town Hall Meeting regarding the Clyde Cancer Cluster

WTOL 11 Toledo – Town Hall meeting on the Clyde Cancer Cluster

Fox Toledo – Town Hall meeting on Clyde Cancer Cluster lawsuit

Attorneys claim they have cancer cluster culprit: benzaldehyde, Port Clinton News Herald, May 15, 2013

Federal lawsuit against Whirlpool for Clyde Cancer Cluster, WNWO NBC 24 Toledo, May 15, 2013

Clyde Cancer Cluster families sue Whirlpool Corp, 13 ABC Toledo, May 15, 2013

Clyde Cluster families lawsuit alleges cause of cancer, WTOL CBS 11 Toledo, May 15, 2013

Lawsuit filed against Whirlpool Corp. in Clyde, Ohio’s child cancer cluster case, ABC News 5 Cleveland, March 28, 2013

Families in Ohio cancer cluster suing Whirlpool, Stark County Press-News, May 15, 2013

Families in Ohio cancer cluster suing Whirlpool, Columbus Dispatch, May 15, 2013

Another Lawsuit Filed in Cancer Cluster Case, Fox 8 News Cleveland, May 15, 2013

27 Plaintiffs sue Whirlpool over Clyde cancer cluster, Norwalk Reflector, May 15, 2013

Families in Ohio cancer cluster suing Whirlpool, Orlando Sentinel, May 15, 2013

Families in Ohio cancer cluster suing Whirlpool, Washington Examiner, May 15, 2013

Lawsuit in Clyde cancer cluster will take years, ABC News 5 Cleveland, May 20, 2013

Lawyers representing Clyde families hold town hall, 13 ABC Toledo, May 27, 2013

Residents Briefed on ‘Clyde Cancer Cluster’ Case, Fox 8 News Cleveland, May 27, 2013

Cancer cluster families speak out, Fremont News Messenger, May 27, 2013

Town meeting held for cancer cluster questions, WTOL CBS 11 Toledo, May 27, 2013

Lawsuit Against TPS After 8th Grader’s Serious Illness is Neglected


NBC 24 Toledo – Mother sues Toledo Public Schools after daughter is hospitalized

13 ABC Toledo – Negligence lawsuit filed against TPS on behalf of mother of sick 8th grader

Mother files lawsuit against TPS after daughter falls ill, World Now News, October 28, 2013

Lawsuit filed against Toledo Public Schools for neglect of student, NBC 24, October 28, 2013

Mother files lawsuit against TPS after daughter falls ill, WTOL CBS News 11 Toledo, October 28, 2013

Parent cites negligence in lawsuit against TPS, Toledo Blade, October 28, 2013

Mother files lawsuit against TPS after daughter falls ill, Eyewitness News 3 in Hartford, CT – October 28, 2013

Owens Community College Nursing Students Lawsuit

13 ABC Toledo – Nursing student lawsuit against Owens Community College seeks Class Action status

NBC 24 Toledo – Interview of Chuck Boyk on lawsuit against Owens Community College

CBS WTOL 11 Toledo – Nursing students sue Owens Community College

Fox 36 Toledo – Lawsuit filed against Owens Community College on behalf of nursing students

NBC 24 Toledo – Interview with Chuck Boyk after filing Owens Community College lawsuit

13 ABC Toledo – Nursing students file lawsuits against Owens Community College

13 ABC Toledo – Unedited full interview with Chuck Boyk on Owens lawsuit
Good News, Good People

NBC 24 Toledo – Good News, Good People Honors Norm Eck

NBC 24 Toledo – Good News, Good People Recognizes Al McEwen

NBC 24 Toledo – Good News, Good People Congratulates Jill Lane
Launch of the Ohio Accident App

13 ABC Toledo – Launch of the Ohio Accident App
Bikes for Kids

CBS WTOL 11 Toledo – Andrew Ervin wins a bike from Bikes for Kids

13 ABC Toledo – Twin sisters win bicycles from Bikes for Kids
Little Kids, Big Accidents

CBS WTOL 11 Toledo – Chuck Boyk discusses his new book, Little Kids, Big Accidents
The Wrongful Death of Linda Hicks

Toledo Blade – News conference with Police Chief Mike Navarre on the death of Linda Hicks

13 ABC Toledo – “Bridges” discusses the wrongful death of Linda Hicks (Part I)

13 ABC Toledo – “Bridges” discusses the wrongful death of Linda Hicks (Part II)

13 ABC Toledo – “Bridges” discusses the wrongful death of Linda Hicks (Part III)
Dog Bite Issues

NBC 24 Toledo – Discussion on recent Toledo regulations regarding pit bulls – 6pm

NBC 24 Toledo – Discussion on recent Toledo regulations regarding pit bulls – 7pm

NBC 24 Toledo – Discussion on recent Toledo regulations regarding pit bulls – 11pm