Attorney Eric K. Grinnell

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Eric joined Carr Law Office, LLC as an associate in 2015, and his practice focuses on insurance defense, insurance coverage, and general litigation.

Prior to joining Carr Law Office, Eric worked for another insurance defense firm in Cleveland, Ohio. While there, Eric worked on major insurance coverage claims and insurance defense claims. Eric handled insurance policies ranging from commercial auto policies to complex professional liability policies.

Eric also worked for several years at a small law firm in Cleveland, Ohio with an established insurance defense practice.

Eric received his law degree in 2012, cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. While at Cleveland-Marshall, Eric made the Dean’s List multiple times, and earned the “High A” award in “Law and the American Political Economy” and “Negotiating and Drafting Sports Venue Contracts.” Eric also served as Vice President for the Entertainment and Sports Law Association and worked as a research/teaching assistant.

Prior to law school, Eric received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Political Science from the College of Wooster. Eric graduated with Departmental Honors and earned Honors for his Senior Independent Study. Eric was also a four-year member of the Fighting Scots varsity football team and earned the North Coast Athletic Conference’s Male-Scholar Athlete Award.

Eric is a member of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, as well as the American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, and Cleveland-Metropolitan Bar Association. Eric also serves as a Steering Committee Member for the Legal Alumni of Wooster group.

Notable Cases

Fees v. Grodzik, Lorain C.P. No. 15 CV 186185 (June 21, 2016) – $14,000 jury verdict for plaintiff involved in significant motor vehicle accident.  Plaintiff’s vehicle was totaled and defendant’s vehicle sustained $26,000 in property damage.  Plaintiff’s injuries consisted of neck pain and bulging discs.  Plaintiff’s treatment lasted multiple years and included physical therapy.  Liability was not in dispute.

Woods Cove, LLC v. DiMassa, Cuyahoga C.P. CV-14-832847 – Successfully argued to overturn the foreclosure and sheriff’s sale of his client’s home due to insufficient service of process.

State of Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation v. Verlinger, Summit C.P. CV-2013-08-3707 – Successfully argued that the State of Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation was not entitled to subrogation to collect monies paid to co-defendant Verlinger, a BWC beneficiary.

State Farm v. Martz, Hamilton M.C. No. 13 CV 08207 (November 13, 2013) – Defense verdict in favor of client involved in multi-car accident.

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