Career Experience of James L. Schuller

  • Tried over 200 cases in career. All but a few were jury trials.
  • Argued cases in the Ohio Supreme Court and various Ohio appellate courts.
  • Insurance claims: Represented both individuals and major insurance carriers in presenting and defending personal injury, property damage, and insurance coverage claims. Insurance clients have included Grange Mutual, American Family, Amerisure and Nationwide.
  • Types of claim and cases handled:
    • Personal injury (auto, premises liability, etc.)
    • Construction claims
    • Insurance coverage claims, homeowners coverage disputes, declaratory actions on coverage issues
    • Libel and slander
    • Employee injuries, intentional tort claims, and others.
  • Experienced in both commercial and personal lines insurance contract claims, and has tried cases in both categories.
  • Has handled numerous insurance bad faith cases and has extensive experience in this area.
  • Experienced in hiring and working with experts in various specialties, including doctors, other medical specialists, engineers, architects, accident reconstructionists, etc.