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Scott W. Gedeon

Of Counsel, Cleveland
Cleveland
t: 440.740.2139
f: 440.838.8805

Overview

Scott Gedeon is an experienced labor and employment attorney with an emphasis on trial practice. He has spent more than a decade helping companies of all shapes and sizes – from small, family-held businesses to large Fortune 500 multinationals – defend their rights and protect their interests, both in the courtroom and in the boardroom. In addition, he regularly counsels clients on a broad range of worker and workplace safety issues, including on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance, on-the-job violence risk assessment and mitigation, accident and fatality prevention, and more.

Scott also has an active workers’ compensation defense practice helping employers recover money before the courts, in Ohio and across the nation. He has been involved in hundreds of workers’ compensation appeals related to allegations of occupational injury and disease across a wide range of industries with a particular emphasis on healthcare, manufacturing, restaurants and food service, and retail. In addition, Scott has obtained several defense verdicts for employers in high-exposure cases involving claims of serious workplace injuries.

Experience

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association

Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • "Building Your Civil Litigation Skills" - NBI CLE Cleveland, Ohio
    10.17.16
  • "Legal Update: Guns, Drugs, & Regulations Oh My!" - Printing Industries Association of Northern Kentucky and Ohio 2016 Leadership and Management Conference
    9.18.16
  • “The Injured Worker-Practical Workers’ Compensation Approaches for Leaves of Absence”
    4.26.16
  • “Managing Workplace Preparedness Issues in the Wake of Mass Shooting Phenomena” - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    2.17.16
  • “The Use of course of employment defenses in workers' compensation cases,” presented to Northeast Ohio Safety Council
    6.10.15
  • “Medical expert testimony in workers’ compensation trials” at Stafford Publication, Inc.’s Medical Expert Depositions in Workers' Compensation Cases seminar
    3.5.15
  • “Workers Compensation Crash Course: Dealing With Common Challenges”
    3.3.15
  • “Workers' compensation trial and litigation tactics and issues” at Sterling Education Services' Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar
    10.23.14
  • “The use of social media and investigating workers' compensation claims” at Stafford Publication, Inc.'s Workers' Compensation Social Media: An Effective Tool in Defending Claims
    6.25.14
  • “Medical expert testimony in workers’ compensation trials” at Stafford Publication, Inc.’s Medical Expert Depositions in Workers' Compensation Cases seminar
    3.11.14

Education

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