Wrongful Death


What Makes Our Law Firm Different?

After practicing together for many years—some of us for over two decades—our Cleveland personal injury lawyers decided to create a law firm together that was based on our set of common values, dedicated work ethic, and experience. Together, we have worked hard to develop a culture of care where we support our clients, our employees and each other.

  • History of Excellence

    Our firm has been helping individuals since 1946 and has secured billions of dollars on behalf of our clients.

  • Passionate Representation

    We go the distance for you and your future fight to obtain maximum compensation on your behalf.

  • Unwavering Commitment

    Our trial attorneys have tried hundreds of cases and are not afraid to take your case to trial.

  • Personalized Service

    We offer one-on-one attention and detailed counsel. To us you are not just another case number.

Our Award-Winning Trial Attorneys

Focused on a History of Excellence
  • Nicholas A. DiCello, Esq.
  • Jeremy A. Tor, Esq
  • Stuart E. Scott, Esq.
  • Dennis R. Lansdowne, Esq.
  • Dustin B. Herman, Esq.
  • Kevin C. Hulick, Esq.
  • Michael P. Lewis, Esq.
  • Heather Thomas, Esq.
  • Peter J. Brodhead, Esq.
  • William Hawal, Esq.
  • Peter H. Weinberger, Esq.
  • Nicholas A. DiCello, Esq. Nicholas A. DiCello, Esq.


    Nick has dedicated his career to seeking justice for people who have been injured or harmed by another's careless or reckless misconduct.
    Nicholas A. DiCello, Esq. Photo
  • Jeremy A. Tor, Esq Jeremy A. Tor, Esq


    Jeremy Tor represents ordinary individuals severely injured or killed by the wrongful conduct of others. When someone in our community acts irresponsibly and causes serious harm, they must make it right.
    Jeremy A. Tor, Esq Photo
  • Stuart E. Scott, Esq. Stuart E. Scott, Esq.


    Stuart represents individuals and families who have been catastrophically injured or killed as a result of negligence, medical malpractice, dangerous products, or defective drugs.
    Stuart E. Scott, Esq. Photo
  • Dennis R. Lansdowne, Esq. Dennis R. Lansdowne, Esq.


    Dennis R. Lansdowne has been with the Spangenberg firm since 1985 and has been a partner since 1990. During that time he has represented individuals in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases as well as large corporations.
    Dennis R. Lansdowne, Esq. Photo
  • Dustin B. Herman, Esq. Dustin B. Herman, Esq.


    Dustin joined The Spangenberg Law Firm in 2015.┬áDustin’s practice focuses on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation as well as catastrophic injury cases.
    Dustin B. Herman, Esq. Photo
  • Kevin C. Hulick, Esq. Kevin C. Hulick, Esq.


    Kevin Hulick is an Ohio Trial Lawyer passionate about helping clients protect their rights and interests in high-stakes matters.
    Kevin C. Hulick, Esq. Photo
  • Michael P. Lewis, Esq. Michael P. Lewis, Esq.


    Michael is a trial attorney whose diverse practice currently includes personal injury, police misconduct, product liability, and insurance bad faith litigation.
    Michael P. Lewis, Esq. Photo
  • Heather Thomas, Esq. Heather Thomas, Esq.


    Overview Heather Thomas, Esq., focuses her practice on birth injury and medical malpractice cases. She came to Spangenberg ...
    Heather  Thomas, Esq. Photo
  • Peter J. Brodhead, Esq. Peter J. Brodhead, Esq.

    Of Counsel

    Peter has handled a broad range of cases involving both traumatic injury as well as disease and illness due to toxic exposure from harmful chemicals and, in some instances, unsafe pharmaceutical products.
    Peter J. Brodhead, Esq. Photo
  • William Hawal, Esq. William Hawal, Esq.

    Of Counsel

    William Hawal has been consistently recognized as being among The Best Lawyers in America® in the Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury practice areas.
    William  Hawal, Esq. Photo
  • Peter H. Weinberger, Esq. Peter H. Weinberger, Esq.

    Of Counsel

    Peter H. Weinberger has successfully handled a wide variety of complex injury and wrongful death cases caused by medical malpractice, defective products, and motor vehicle accidents.
    Peter H. Weinberger, Esq. Photo

Our Verdicts & Settlements

Consistently Obtaining Successful Outcomes
  • Wrongful Death $15,000,000

    Judgment against a trucking company for tractor trailer collision resulting in wrongful death and personal injuries.

  • Medical Malpractice $8,500,000

    Settlement for delay in evaluating spinal hematoma resulting in quadriplegia.

  • Medical Malpratice/Wrongful Death $6,500,000

    Dennis Lansdowne and Dustin Herman obtained a $6,500,000 verdict in a medical malpractice - wrongful death case

  • Medical Malpractice $5,100,000

    Verdict, including interest on the judgment, for failure to diagnose injury to the common bile duct.

  • Medical Malpractice $4,800,000

    Verdict, including interest on the judgment, for the wrongful death of a patient who died of a preventable heart attack.

  • Car Accidents $2,100,000

    Verdict on behalf of five children whose parents were killed by a driver who lost control of his car and struck them head-on.


    I was having a hard time finding someone to represent me. I was frustrated. But after SS&L took my case, I was treated VERY well! Ericka Campbell is a rockstar! She was phenomenal at communicating with me. Spangenberg Shibley & Liber are the utmost

    - William R.

    SS&L treated me well and I felt supported.

    - Brian R.

    Our Family will be Forever Grateful!

    - Tim S.

    Attorney Tor and the whole team at Spangenberg Shibley & Liber, including the receptionist, made me feel welcome, comforted, and confident throughout my case. They showed me respect and kindness from start to finish.

    - Zandra S.

    I was feeling uncertain but after I met with Nick I felt at ease & confident. Communication was great, I was constantly informed and everyone was genuine & compassionate.

    - Sonja S.

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