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2015

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

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 PostIntelligencer – 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

2014

Military Messages highlighted by the Toledo Blade

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

 

2014 Bikes for Kids coverage

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

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

 

Bikes for Kids gives away extra bike to honor cyber bullied suicide victim 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

 

 

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

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

2013

Columbus, Ohio news coverage on a lawsuit filed on behalf of would-be hero and drowning victim, James Russell Jenkins.

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

 

Lawsuit filed on behalf of man injured by a known risk

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

 

Media coverage on lawsuit filed against Toledo Public Schools by mom after daughter falls ill on school trip

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

 

Documentary on cancer to highlight Clyde Cancer Cluster

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

 

Media coverage surrounding the Clyde Cancer Cluster and the lawsuits filed against Whirlpool Corporation

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