Robert J. Vecchio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Vecchio & Vegh, LLC
 | 526 Superior Avenue East, Suite 220
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-566-1424
Fax: 216-566-1468
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert J. Vecchio is a managing member of the law firm Vecchio & Vegh, LLC, in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Vecchio practices personal injury law and litigates cases involving automobile accidents, birth defects, failure to diagnoses, insurance coverage disputes, medical malpractice, premises liability, social security disability, underinsured and uninsured motorist claims and wrongful death.

Mr. Vecchio also practices in the areas of business, criminal defense, estate planning and family law. He has experience with a variety of matters in these areas including custody, divorce, support, visitation, DUI defense, traffic violations, living wills, powers of attorney and wills. He advises clients on forming corporations, LLCs, partnerships and sole proprietorships, as well as drafting and negotiating contracts, employee related documents and leases.

Active in various professional organizations, Mr. Vecchio belongs to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Florida Bar, the Ohio Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Greater Cleveland Chapter of Business Network International and the Federal Bar Association Northern District of Ohio Chapter. He is active in the Justinian Forum and a former member of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association.

Mr. Vecchio received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and earned his law degree from California Western School of Law. He holds an active law license in Ohio and Florida and is qualified to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%)
Family Law (10%)

Personal Injury - General (90%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Family Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Robert Vecchio

Admitted: 1982, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.vecchio-vegh.com/our-lawyers/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to practice in Florida since 1982

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ohio
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio,
  • Florida
  • Former Cuyahoga County Bar Association Trustee and Chair of Certified Grievance Committee
  • Member, Greater Cleveland Chapter of BNI (Former President of Chapter)
  • Member, Justinian Forum
  • Member, Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Member, Ohio Association of Justice
  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • President of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Certified Grievance Committee, Present
  • Cleveland metropolitan bar Association grievance committee
  • Chair of the Certified Grievance Committee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Member of the Cuyaoga County Bar Association and Cleve. Metro Bar Assoc. Grievance Committee last 15 years, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presented a 1.00 hour seminar on the the ethical considerations involved in Lawyer advertising and solicitation., Presenter, Lawyer Advertising & Solicitation, Cleveland Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Case law update of ethics issues , Lecturer, Ethics Seminar, Parma Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  •  1 of a 3 member panel member lecturing on the do's and dont's of the  grievance process , Ethics Seminar, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • M. Selig: Client drove in to an uncovered construction hole on  a residential street. Suffered spine injury requiring surgery. Filed suit and ultimately settled for $175,000., 2013
  • P. Moran:  Dogs attacked client who was riding a bicycle in her neighborhood. Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury and was hospitalized for 1 week. Residual symptoms. Settled for $330,000., 2012
  • Wrongful Death - motorcycle crash. Andrew Paul. 52 years old.  Settled for policy limits of $100,000. Defendant had no other assets., 2018
  • V. Van Buren:  Client on a motorcycle and was involved in a crash with a vehicle that failed to yield the right of way. Suffered massive internal injuries and numerous fractures.  The liability policy limits were $100,000. The Defendant had no other assets. Settled for $100,000., 2015

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, B.A., 1977
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Office Location for Robert J. Vecchio

526 Superior Avenue East
Suite 220
Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 216-566-1424

Fax: 216-566-1468

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Last Updated: 8/26/2019

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