Paul W. Newendorp received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Michigan State University in 1979, and is a 1982 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Paul began with the firm in August 2001, after working for many years in the areas of workers’ compensation law and personal injury litigation. Over the years, Paul has acquired a vast knowledge of the intricacies of workers compensation benefits; from temporary total benefits, to Permanent Partial benefits, to obtaining large settlements and benefit payments. He concentrates in the area of Workers’ Compensation, but also has impressive medical and vocational knowledge and regularly represents clients in Social Security and Personal Injury cases.
Paul regularly litigates workers’ compensation and personal injury claims in jury trials. He has litigated workers’ compensation cases before the Ohio Courts of Appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court as well. His most recent victory was on behalf of an injured worker in the case McPherson v. Swagelock Co., Case No. CV 05 0578611 (January 9, 2007).
Paul also litigates safety code violation claims for workers who are injured due to a violation of the safety requirements imposed by the Industrial Commission of Ohio. These claims require knowledge of safety engineering and machine guarding practices and procedures.
Paul is admitted to practice before all Ohio Courts, as well before the Federal Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is currently a member of the Ohio Academy of Trial Attorneys and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives.