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Former clients of KNR law firm move for class-action certification based on detailed evidence of a widespread scheme to defraud

Yesterday, four former clients of the law firm Kisling Nestico & Redick (“KNR”) who have sued the firm, its owners, and two related healthcare providers

LeBron or Not, the Cleveland Cavaliers Get Millions for Arena Renovation—The New York Times

Pattakos quickly filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court, arguing that the ...

Artist to move sculpture criticizing Trump from Cleveland State University as part of settlement—Newsweek

The banner was removed in early February in accordance with preliminary settlement terms, according ...

Local Artist Reaches $50,000 Settlement With Cleveland State University Over Censorship of Sculpture—Cleveland Scene

Artist Billie Lawless has reached a settlement in his lawsuit ...

Sculptor Billie Lawless and Cleveland State University reach settlement in lawsuit over censorship of criticism of President Trump

Yesterday, sculptor Billie Lawless reached a settlement in his lawsuit against Cleveland ...

Cuyahoga County settles, avoiding lawsuit over juvenile detention center guard accused of throwing urine on boy—Cleveland.com

Pattakos said in a statement that he commended the juvenile court for taking swift action after the incident to fire Beckles, and the county for paying “fair compensation for the deplorable ...

Cuyahoga County pays $70,000 settlement to victim of abuse by juvenile-jail officials

Earlier this week, Cuyahoga County finalized a settlement with the victim of a 2017 incident where juvenile-detention-center officials threw a container of urine on a teen inmate in an unlawful effort ...

Artist Sues Cleveland State for Censoring Trump Message on His Iconic ‘The Politician: A Toy’ Sculpture—Cleveland Scene

“CSU sought out Mr Lawless to display his sculpture, and benefited not just from the artwork itself, but in the message sent to its students, faculty, and the public at large ...

Lawsuit against Cleveland State says officials censored phrase critical of Trump on large sculpture—Cleveland.com

“Lawless has continuously updated the sculpture with commentary on controversial issues, and only now, in response to his timely criticism of President Trump, has CSU acted to censor it,” Geronimo, ...