Firm Overview

Our FirmRourke and Blumenthal offers well over 75 years of combined experience in dealing with the complex medical and legal issues involved in personal injury, medical malpractice, and product liability litigation. This experience allows us to anticipate the many strategies and tactics that will be employed by the defense.

A Network of Experts

Our Columbus personal injury firm maintains close relationships with the country’s leading engineers, scientists, and doctors in order to assist us in building the best possible case for our clients and aggressively combating all defense tactics. Our nationwide network of expert witnesses helps us obtain the maximum recovery for our clients.

Our Record of Success

The attorneys of Rourke and Blumenthal work extremely hard for their clients, and are proud of their proven record of success. We have won many significant trials on behalf of our clients, including:

  • An $8.5 million jury verdict for a man who lost his hand in a machine due to unsafe work conditions
  • A $4.5 million verdict for a client that suffered an arm amputation due to an employer’s removal of a safety guard, and
  • A $3.1 million verdict for a client who suffered a closed head injury as a result of a fall in unsafe conditions.

Although it has become increasingly difficult to pursue medical malpractice cases in Ohio, Rourke and Blumenthal continues to obtain great results for clients who have been significantly injured as a result of medical negligence. Recent successes include:

  • A $3.3 million dollar verdict in the Ohio Court of Claims, which is believed to be the highest medical malpractice verdict ever in that court
  • A $4.8 million settlement in a medical malpractice/wrongful death case
  • A settlement in excess of $3.4 million, and
  • A $2.7 million settlement for the death of a young child.

Other successes for clients include:

  • A recent $7.4 million dollar settlement in a workplace accident case
  • A $6.5 million settlement for ten people killed in an apartment arson fire due to inadequate security
  • A settlement in excess of $4.5 million for a family injured in a gas explosion, and
  • A $3.1 million for the family of a woman who died as a result of a defective automobile.

Our attorneys strive to obtain great results for all of our clients, regardless of how big or small the case is. We are very proud to say that our work has improved the lives of our clients, increased public awareness and improved public safety.

Our Reputation: Why We Don’t Advertise

We don’t advertise on television or solicit injury victims by mail. The majority of our clients come from referrals from other attorneys, former clients or other members of the legal community. We believe that this speaks volumes about our ability and reputation in the legal community. Rourke and Blumenthal includes an attorney who was AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®* for the quality of our legal representation.

Contact the Columbus personal injury attorneys of Rourke and Blumenthal to arrange a free consultation.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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