Kenneth P. Abbarno's practice includes a wide range of civil litigation including, but not limited to, catastrophic injury cases (wrongful death, medical malpractice, birth/brain injury and nursing home negligence), transportation industry litigation, toxic torts, products liability, professional liability, employer intentional tort, and other complex litigation. Ken has tried well over 50 civil lawsuits. Ken has handled cases in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana...Read more
Kenneth P. Abbarno's practice includes a wide range of civil litigation including, but not limited to, catastrophic injury cases (wrongful death, medical malpractice, birth/brain injury and nursing home negligence), transportation industry litigation, toxic torts, products liability, professional liability, employer intentional tort, and other complex litigation. Ken has tried well over 50 civil lawsuits. Ken has handled cases in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana and New York.
Ken has been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer from 2010 - 2017, named Inside Business Leading Lawyer, Transportation Lawyer of Year in Cleveland and The Best Lawyers in America. Ken has a Superb Avvo rating of 9.5 out of 10.
Practice Highlights Include:
- Involved in multiple million dollar trials involving medical malpractice, products liability and transportation claims
- Involved in well over 100 cases of exposure in excess of $1,000,000.00 including lead role in settlement of $40 million
transportation accident and $20+ million catastrophic injury claim
- 20+ years litigating transportation claims
- Published articles in national transportation magazines
- Involved in on-scene investigation of catastrophic injury claims for 20+ years
Ohio Trucking and Transportation Law, Cottingham and Butler/SISCO Seminar, Dubuque, Iowa 6/17/08
“Dissecting the Anatomy of a Trucking Case - The Trial and Beyond”, DRI Seminar – CLE Conference, Chicago, IL 1/20/2009
Themes, Tactics in Litigating Trucking Cases, ABA Transportation Mega Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana 3/5-6/2009
Dissecting the Anatomy of a Trucking Case, Cottingham & Butler Captive Risk Retention Group Seminar, Dubuque, Iowa 04/01/2009
Dissecting the Anatomy of a Trucking Liability Claim, Cottingham & Butler Captive Seminar – Truck Insurance Ltd. Dubuque, Iowa 5/14/2009
Managing the relationship with the truck driver client, Harmonie Trucking and Commercial Transportation Conference Chicago, IL 7/15/2009
Preparing your expert in a trucking liability case, Arkansas Trucking Association Seminar, Little Rock, Arkansas 09/29/2009
“Trucking Liability Claim Defense from Start to Finish”, Wheels Insurance, Ltd./National Interstate Insurance Risk Control Workshop, Cleveland, OH 1/13/2010
Ohio Tort Reform and Technology in the Transportation Industry, Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, Harrisburg, PA 8/17/2010
Managing Safety Risks in the Evolution of Transportation Technology, Marsh Academy of Risk Hot Topic Seminar, Cleveland, Ohio 10/7/2010
Current Hours of Service Regulations for the Trucking Industry, Harmonie Group Transportation Seminar, Chicago, IL 5/15/2011
2011 Ohio Case Law Update and Highlights of Transportation Law., Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, Harrisburg, PA 8/17/2011
Coping with Victim Syndrome, Arkansas Trucking Conference 9/21/2011
“The Cards May Look The Same, But The Game Has Changed”, Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Seminar Las Vegas, NV 10/13/2011
Honors: cum laudeCanisius College, Buffalo, New York, 1988
Major: Political Science
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