Robert J. Vecchio

Top rated personal injury attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Vecchio & Vegh, LLC
Robert J. Vecchio
Vecchio & Vegh, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Family law, Medical malpractice; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 1982

Education: California Western School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

Vecchio & Vegh, LLC

526 Superior Avenue East
Suite 220
Cleveland, OH 44114 Visit website


Attorney Robert J. Vecchio is a managing member of the law firm Vecchio & Vegh, LLC, in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Vecchio focuses his practice on 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, wrongful death, and defective products.

Mr. Vecchio also practices in the areas of family law. He has experience with a variety of matters in this area including custody, divorce, support, and visitation.  Vecchio & Vegh also focuses their practice on criminal defense cases in all courts. 

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, and the Justinian Forum. 

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 admitted 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, Family law, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Social security disability

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Brain injury, Dissolution, Divorce, Medical malpractice

First Admitted: 1982, Ohio

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Justinian Forum
  • Member, Greater Cleveland Chapter of BNI (President of Chapter)
  • 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, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Member, Ohio Association of Justice
  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (former Chair of Certified Grievance Committee)
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1977
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Admitted to practice in Florida since 1982
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
  • Buster D : Richland County - automobile crash.   Concussion with post concussion syndrome.  Settlement $87,500             , 2019
  • Chandler H.:  Minor passenger in auto crash. Scar on face.  $50,000.00 settlement, 2019
  • Jared L. :   Franklin County  Auto. accident. Closed fracture of lumbar vertebrae. Settlement  $50,000, 2019
  • Lily: Minor child passenger -  $50,000  settlement. Lance: Minor child passenger - $40,000 settlement , 2020
  • Patricia R.:   Ohio resident visiting family out of state.  She was a passenger in the process of exiting the vehicle when it was struck from behind. $60,000  Settlement., 2021
  • Whitney S. :  Richland County auto accident. $62,500 settlement., 2020
  • Andrea F.:  Richland County. Auto crash.  Partial tear of rotator cuff.  $64,100.00 settlement, 2019
  • Sal S.:  Richland County. Client was helping someone involved in a car accident when he was  struck by a car and then was struck a second time by debris.  A 2 impact collision. Mild traumatic brain injury.   Settlement $185,000.00.  , 2020
  • Jessica : Sandusky County - automobile crash.  $110,000, 2021
  • William V. :   Automobile Crash in Richland County.   Failure to yield.  Aggravation of pre-existing neck injury requiring surgery. Settlement  $86,500    , 2019
  • Patricia G.:  Passenger in a car driven by her husband that ran off the road.  Settlement amount $301,000., 2020
  • Jill P. :  MVA in Summit County.  Settlement  $104,000, 2020
  •  Frank S. : Cuyahoga County Automobile accident. Settlement - $110,000, 2021
  •  Gilda S.:  Passenger in a car crash. Settlement  $110,000, 2020
  • Margaret K. : Slip & Fall  claim against hotel. Settlement  $135,000, 2021
  •  Medical Malpractice/Failure to diagnose cancer. Pre- Suit Settlement $150,000, 2021
  • Ashley & Tyler:  Mahoning County automobile accident. Settlement $200,000, 2019
  • Larry P.:  Cuyahoga County. Pedestrian hit by car.   $225,000, 2021
  • Larry U.:  Cuyahoga County. Rear end collision.  Aggravation of pre-existing degenerative condition in lumbar spine necessitating anterior lumbar interbody fusion.  Settlement:  $285,000, 2019
  • Medical malpractice. Cuyahoga County.  Settlement $287,500, 2019
  • Medical Malpractice - punctured bowel during caesarian delivery.  Ashland County.  Settlement $300,000, 2019
  • Dental malpractice case. Stark County. Infection of the mandible developed after full mouth tooth extraction resulting a portion of the mandible having to be removed and replaced with cadaver bone. Settlement $450,000., 2017
  • Michael S.: 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
  • Pam M.:  Dogs attacked client who was riding a bicycle in her neighborhood. Suffered Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and was hospitalized for 1 week. Residual symptoms. Settled pre-suit for $330,000., 2012
  • Wrongful Death - motorcycle crash. Andrew P. 52 years old.  Settled for policy limits of $100,000. , 2018
  • Victoria V:  Client on a motorcycle and was involved in a crash with a car 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
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Represented Wife in  Summit County divorce case. , 2021

Office location for Robert J. Vecchio

526 Superior Avenue East
Suite 220
Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 216-566-1424


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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