CRUG Obtains Jury Trial Defense Verdict for Tree Service Company in Negligence Action Claim

In Cerne, et al. v. VanCuren Services, Inc., et al., Lake C.P. No. 21CVV000731 (March 9, 2022), after a 3-day jury trial Patrick M. Roche received a defense verdict for a tree service company and its employee that had a negligence action brought against them by a landscaper who sustained injuries when his hand was […]


    Released November 4, 2021– Collins, Roche, Utley & Garner is pleased to announce that we have again been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in two regions and in three practice areas.  U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the eleventh consecutive year, announce “Best […]

Congratulations to Newly Promoted Partner, Sunny Horacek

Congratulations to our Newly Promoted Partner Sunny Horacek!  CRUG is pleased to announce that Sunny has been promoted to partner, effective October 1, 2021. In just a little over six years at CRUG, Sunny has honed and expanded her civil litigation talent handling insurance coverage claims, bad faith, construction litigation, product liability, and personal injury […]

5 CRUG Attorneys recognized including “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2022

We are pleased to announce 5 CRUG Attorneys are being recognized along with Richard Garner earning the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2022. The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer […]

CRUG Wins Appeal in Eighth District Upholding Trial Court Verdict of No Fault for Indoor Soccer Sport Park Owner

In Kumar v. Sevastos, 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No.109795, 2021-Ohio-1885, Ron Ziehm and Jaren Webster successfully defended the owner of an indoor soccer facility against a negligence action brought by a soccer player who sustained injuries when he collided with the wall during an indoor soccer game. The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas granted summary […]

CRUG Lawyers Recognized as 2021 Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Star

CRUG is pleased to announce 4 attorneys have been recognized on the 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers list and 1 named to Ohio Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in Ohio. Part of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding […]