Timothy Boone

Adjunct Professor

Timothy Boone

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Order of the Curia, Order of the Barristers, Capital University
  • B.S., cum laude, The Ohio State University

Biography

Mr. Boone has over twenty-eight years of experience as a civil trial lawyer, five of which concentrated in the area of agricultural chemical product liability defense litigating cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States. As a trial lawyer he has handled a variety of claims including, wrongful death, professional negligence, railroad death/accident claims, medical negligence, aircraft product liability claims, business torts, contract litigation, toxic torts, defamation and intentional torts claims against employers which fall outside the worker compensation statutes.

Early in his career he also defended minor felony and misdemeanor cases. Today, he prosecutes and defends business litigation, defends worker’s compensation liability claims, employer wrongful termination claims and other employer claims, and he handles wrongful death, product liability, professional & medical malpractice, negligence, personal injury, contracts, and employment law claims in federal court, Court of Claims and state common pleas courts.

He has recently been involved in the following kinds of business cases or claims: construction litigation including bank breach of contract and breach fiduciary duty; breach of non-competition agreement (resulting in a successful issuance of a preliminary injunction); breach of warranty lawsuits (positioning for token settles); trucking contract litigation (resulting in successful dismissal of the claim on motion for summary judgment); defense of product liability claims (successful dismissal of one claim and positioning for token settlement in other); defense of personal injury claim by third party supplier employee (small settlement); a breach of contract/fraud claim; FMLA claim; unemployment compensation appeals; wrongful termination claims; breach of employment contracts; theft of confidential/proprietary property claims; age/gender/sex/race discrimination claims; EEOC/OCRC claims; a Title 7 sexual harassment claim and labor contract litigation. He has also handled the following kinds of plaintiff claims: nursing home negligence; truck/automobile collision (PTSD claim); defective roadway signage case; medical negligence (allergic reaction to medication; misdiagnosis of blood clot; misdiagnosis of angina; negligent laparoscopic gall bladder removal; and negligent colostomy surgery); civil rights claim (child died from fall on school grounds); highway/railroad grade crossing death and injury claims; intentional tort RSD ankle crush industrial claim; multi-automobile wrongful death claim; traumatic brain injury (closed head injury) - automobile cases; seat belt failure negligence claims; premises liability claims; paraplegic - seat belt/air-bag defect; auto crash personal injury claims; defective table saw product liability claim; automobile manufacturer product liability/defect claims; attorney malpractice claims; and employer/employee breach of fiduciary duty and misuse of trade secret claims.

Since, 1991 he has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Capital University Law School teaching Trial Advocacy (trial skills) and Advanced Trial Advocacy (art of persuasion) to senior law students.