Arthur is the Managing Member of Elk & Elk in Cleveland, Ohio. As an Ohio personal injury lawyer and medical malpractice lawyer, he has represented medical malpractice and wrongful death victims for almost five decades. Art, just two years out of law school, was elected Ashland Ohio’s County Prosecuting Attorney for two successive four-year terms. After having been the youngest prosecuting attorney in the state of Ohio, Art chose to leave the public sector and enter the private practice of law.
Art has found great satisfaction in providing injury victims with quality legal services in all major areas of injury law.
When Art is not representing the rights of injury victims, he enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, and grandchild.
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SETTLEMENTS AND VERDICTS
$3.5 Million Settlement – Incorrectly holding a patient to carbon dioxide instead of oxygen
74-year-old Plaintiff underwent cardiac surgery at a hospital. Immediately following the procedure he went directly from the operating room to the ICU. Elk & Elk’s medical malpractice lawyers settled the case out of court for $3.5 million.
$1.8 Million Settlement – Botched sinus surgery results in cognitive delays and chronic headaches
16-year-old Plaintiff was suffering from pansinusitis. The Defendant physician undertook surgical correction of this problem. Plaintiff’s experts and the defense acknowledged that with appropriate surgery, this chronic and diffuse sinus problem could be corrected.
**All lawsuits are different and Elk & Elk makes no representation or promises that it can obtain the same results in other cases. These results do not guarantee, warrant, or predict the outcome of any future legal matter. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
New York, 2007
Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio | J.D. – 1973
Honors: Dean’s List
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio | B.A. – 1970
Dr. Lester Adelson
Dr. Stuart A. Weprin
HONORS AND AWARDS
Million Dollar Advocate
Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
Who’s Who Top 10 Members in Law for 2009
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating 4.4/5.0 BV/Preeminent
America’s Top 100 Attorneys
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, 2018
National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
Mass Tort Trial Lawyers: Top 25
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ)
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA)
The National Trial Lawyers
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA)
National Crime Victim Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
The Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITL America)
Zeta Beta Tau