W. Craig Bashein

W. Craig Bashein: Attorney with Bashein & Bashein Co., L.P.A. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Delta Theta Phi. Member, Order of the Coif. Recipient, The American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in the Study of Law. Named: "Top 10 Lawyers in Ohio;" One of Ohio's Super Lawyers, 2004-2007. Finalist, 2007 National Trial Lawyer of the Year, Pub. Just. Foundation & W-DC. President, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys. Ohio Lawyer's Weekly, 2001. Arbitrator and Mediator: Commercial Disputes; Personal Injury; Labor Disputes

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Medical Negligence Litigation
  • FELA
  • Products Liability
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Employment
  • Insurance Law
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
216-539-8106  Phone
216-539-8437 Toll Free: 888-340-5284  Phone
216-781-5876  Fax
University Attended:
Ohio State University, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
The Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
1986, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1986, Ohio; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
Cleveland and Ohio State Bar Associations; Ohio Association for Justice; American Association of Justice.
Birth Information:
Cleveland, Ohio, October 5, 1960
Reported Cases:
Barnes v. University Hospitals of Cleveland, 119 Ohio St. 3d, 173 (2008); Westfield Ins. Co. v. Galatis, 100 Ohio St.3d 216 (2003); Santos v. BWC, 101 Ohio St.3d 74 (2004); Rolf v. Tri State Motor Transit Co., 91 Ohio St.3d 380 (2001); Clark v. Chubb Group of Ins. Cos., 337 F.3d 687 (6th Cir. 2003); Golem v. Village of Put-In-Bay, 222 F.Supp.2d 924 (N.D. Ohio 2002); Barnes v. Univ. Hosps. of Cleveland (Nov. 30, 2006) 8th Dist, No. 87247, 2006-Ohio - 6266, 2006 W. L. 3446244.
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (4 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/10/12 in Employment Law

    One of the best members of the plaintiffs' bar in town.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/10/12 in Mass Torts

    One of the best members of the plaintiffs' bar in town.

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