Brenda M. Johnson

Brenda M. Johnson: Attorney with Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy Co., L.P.A.

Biography

Brenda M. Johnson joined Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy in 1999, bringing several years of commercial litigation experience to our legal team. Brenda is a member of the firm's appellate department and focuses on aviation litigation, mass torts, class action lawsuits, medical malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death.

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Publications

"Allstate Ins. Co. v. Campbell: The Ohio Supreme Court Rejects the "Substantial Certainty" Test for Inferred Intent, With A Catch," Ohio Trial Magazine, Vol. 21, Issue 1, Spring 2011.

"Subrogation, Survival, and Wrongful Death Actions: How to Protect Wrongful Death Damage Recoveries from Unwarranted Subrogation Claims," CATA News, Spring 2011.

"Life After Wuerth: What's Really Changed In the World of Respondeat Superior Liability?" CATA News, Winter 2011.

"Substantial Federal Question Jurisdiction: A Survey of the Current Law," AAJ Aviation Law Section Newsletter, Vol 14, No. 2, Winter 2007.

"Great-West Life & Annuity Co. v. Knudson: How to the Door on Federal ERISA Subrogation Actions," Ohio Trial Magazine, Vol 13, Issue 1, Spring 2003.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Aviation Accident
  • Class Action Lawsuit
  • Mass Tort
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-800-7110  Phone
216-694-5255  Phone
www.nphm.com
University Attended:
Kent State University, B.G.S., 1988; Cleveland State University, M.A., 1990
Law School Attended:
Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, J.D., cum laude, 1993
Year of First Admission:
1993
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1993, Ohio
Memberships:
American Association for Justice
Publications Committee, 2011-present
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, Northeast Ohio Chapter
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
Ohio Association for Justice
Reported Cases:
Wandel v. American Airlines, No. 4:05MD 1702, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43007 (E.D. Mo. Sept. 28, 2005), Defeated air carrier's arguments that wrongful death claims arising from a commuter air crash were subject to federal preemption; Auvil v. Ferragon Corp. (8th Dist.), 2005 Ohio 5129, Obtained reversal of summary judgment in favor of defendant in product liability case-the Court of Appeals found there was evidence to support plaintiff's claim that the defendant was a successor in interest to the company that designed the industrial machine that caused the plaintiff's injury; McMillin v. Davidson Industries, Inc. (5th Dist.), 2005 Ohio 224. Successfully defended trial court order enforcing settlement of workplace intentional tort claim. Washington v. Spitzer Management, Inc. (8th Dist.), 2003 Ohio 1735, Successfully defended trial court order certifying class action; Vajda v. St. Paul Mercury Ins. Co. (8th Dist.), 2003 Ohio 160; Obtained reversal of summary judgment in favor of defendant insurance company on issue of whether plaintiff has been an insured under a policy issued to plaintiff's employer. The court found that there was evidence showing the plaintiff was an employee (and not an independent contractor) entitled to coverage under the policy.
ISLN:
900719774
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (16 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/17/14 in Personal Injury Appeals

    I have known Brenda Johnson for ten years and have found her to be an excellent lawyer. She is even a better person. Brenda is honest, professional, hard-working, is dedicated to her clients and to the profession.

    I have known Brenda Johnson for ten years and have found her to be an excellent lawyer. She is even a better person. Brenda is honest, professional, hard-working, is dedicated to her clients and to the profession. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/16/14 in Airplane Crash Litigation

    I have worked with Brenda for many years on a complex MDL involving an airplane crash. She is very insightful and her analytical reasoning and writing skills are superb. I sincerely hope to have the opportunity to work with her many times in the ye... Read more

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    I have worked with Brenda for many years on a complex MDL involving an airplane crash. She is very insightful and her analytical reasoning and writing skills are superb. I sincerely hope to have the opportunity to work with her many times in the years ahead. Read less

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