Matthew Carty

Top rated personal injury attorney in Mayfield Heights, Ohio

Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.
Matthew Carty
Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.

Practice Areas: Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2002

Education: The University of Akron School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
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Elk & Elk Co., Ltd.

6105 Parkland Boulevard
Suite 200
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124 Visit website


My practice is focused on helping those that have been seriously injured as a result of someone else's negligence.  The process of presenting an injury claim as well as the litigation of a disputed matter are both very complicated and confusing processes for most injury victims.  I take pride in knowing that I can make that process easier and more understandable for my clients and in the fact that I am results oriented in my practice.  I enjoy fighting for the rights of the injury victim and am both honored and privileged to help them in such a difficult time.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 100% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2002, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

  •  , Ohio Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers
  • , Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating – 4.2/5.0 BV Distinguished
  • , National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Successfully represent indivuduals with serious injury claims valued at 1 Million Dollars or more., MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM
  • , Ohio Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Arizona
  • Washington
  • Member of the Ohio State Bar Association 
  • Member of the Ohio Association for Justice
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Classes/Seminars: Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys: Head Injuries, National Business Institute
  • 1.9 Million Dollar Settlement for Wrongful Death of 39 year old wife and mother-The Plaintiff was killed in a motor vehicle accident where the Defendant went left of center.
  • 1.85 Million Dollar Settlement for 59 year old man struck by semi tractor trailer-Client, age 59, suffered severe and permanent injuries in a motor vehicle accident where the Defendant semi-tractor trailer went left on center while rounding a curve in the road on a two lane highway. The entire left side of the client's body was crushed as a result of the impact. His injuries included a head injury, fractured facial bones, a punctured lung, multiple broken ribs, lacerated spleen, and shattered elbow and knee which required numerous surgeries. As a result of his injuries, he was unable to return to work.
  • $321,000 – Our client suffered cervical disc herniation, which required surgery after the driver of a tractor-trailer turned in front of the victim’s vehicle, causing a collision.
  • $265,000 – Client had severe lacerations and fractured foot due to a defective lawnmower.
  • $250,000 – Client was struck from behind by the defendant while riding her bicycle. Client suffered fractured ribs, a lacerated liver, a fractured leg and fractured vertebrae in the spine.
  • $240,000 settlement in motor vehicle accident- Client, age 21, was struck head on by when the Defendant lost control and came left of center. Client suffered a broken arm, a broken left leg, and ruptured spleen which required multiple surgeries.
  • $236,000 – Client injured due to the negligent store owner for failing to clean a spill on the floor. Client suffered a fractured neck and a fractured hip.
  • $200,000 – Motor vehicle accident where defendant went left of center hitting the client head-on causing fractured ribs, torn ligaments in the knee and two fractured ankles.
  • $175,000 – Our Client was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer, which forced the victim’s vehicle off the road. Our client suffered a severe concussion, brain bleeding and back and neck injuries.
  • $150,000 – Client injured as a passenger on a bus, when bus driver unnecessarily swerved. Client suffered torn ligaments in the knee.
  • $150,000 – Client was injured in two automobile collisions that occurred one right after the other resulting in a fractured leg that required surgical repair.
  • $130,000 – Plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle accident and suffered a fractured skull and concussion.
  • $126,000 – Client injured when other driver came left of center striking client head-on. Client suffered fractured shoulders and severe lacerations to the head.
  • $70,000 Defendant failed to yield at a stop sign and crashed into the plaintiff. Plaintiff suffered a crushed right arm, hand and wrist, a concussion, neck and back pain and facial lacerations.
Educational Background:
  • Juris Doctor-University of Akron, School of Law, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science in Communication-Pre-Law/Legal Communications-Ohio University, 1999
Representative Clients:
  • Mr. Carty helps those people who have been hurt seriously or died as a result of someone else's negligence., 2020

Office location for Matthew Carty

6105 Parkland Boulevard
Suite 200
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

Phone: 440-442-6677


3 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

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