Howard Mishkind | Beachwood Personal Injury Lawyer


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Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Accident & Injury, General Practice, Insurance, Litigation, Legal Malpractice


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Howard D. Mishkind is the President of Mishkind Kulwicki Law Co., L.P.A. He has 36 years experience as a trial attorney representing the interests of seriously injured citizens in Ohio. He has represented patients and their families in catastrophic personal injury cases throughout Ohio. He has a vast amount of experience in handling medical negligence cases from birth injury/birth trauma cases to nursing home cases to wrongful death claims. He has extensive experience in the trial of complex litigation where he has achieved multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for victims of medical, hospital and nursing negligence and their loved ones. He is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA), the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA), and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA). He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an elite group of lawyers in the United States that have successfully litigated catastrophic claims involving verdicts and settlements well in excess of a million dollars. He has handled birth injury, birth trauma and other obstetrical claims, including shoulder dystocia and brachial plexus claims related to mismanagement of vaginal deliveries and has also handled catastrophic injury claims and deaths caused by childhood vaccinations. He is a former adjunct professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he taught a course on medical malpractice. He has been a participant in multiple seminars on matters relating to personal injury, medical malpractice and trial advocacy issues. Mr. Mishkind is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has been selected for inclusion by an independent peer evaluation as an Ohio Super Lawyer continuously from 2006 through the present, which includes only 5% of the lawyers in Ohio, as an accomplished plaintiff medical malpractice attorney. He continues to receive The Martindale-Hubbell AV rating indicating preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar. He has been recognized in this capacity for over 20 years in a row. Mr. Mishkind is proud to indicate that he receives and reviews potential serious injury cases that are frequently referred to him by other lawyers, doctors, insurance representatives and a long list of satisfied clients that he has had the pleasure of representing over the past 36 years.

Position Organization Location Duration
Founding Partner & PresidentMishkind Kulwicki Law Co., L.P.A.Cleveland, Ohio07/2015 to Present
President and Founding PartnerMishkind Law FirmBeachwood, Ohio06/2010-07/2015
Partner AttorneyBecker & Mishkind Co. L.P.A.Cleveland, Ohio1994-07/2010
Partner AttorneyWeisman, Goldberg & Weisman Law FirmCleveland, Ohio1980-04/1994
School Degree Major Graduation
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State UniversityJ.D. Law School1980  
University of CincinnatiB.B.A.1977
State / Court Date
U.S. Supreme Court2008
U.S. Court of Federal Claims1990
Ohio1980
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio1980
  • Cleveland Metro Bar Association- Certified Grievance Committee
    Cleveland Metro Bar Association- Court Rules Committee
    Cleveland Metro Bar Association- Lawyer Wellness Committee
    Ohio State Bar Association
    Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
    Ohio Association for Justice
    American Academy of Justice
  • Ohio Super Lawyer
    Best Lawyers of America
    AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell
  • Patient with Sleep Apnea Suffers Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest Following Appendectomy
    Plaintiff, a 45-year-old male, presented to Defendant ABC Hospital for treatment of abdominal pain. During the postoperative period he exhibited signs and symptoms of sleep apnea with abnormalities in his heart rhythm. Despite his clinical course, John Doe was transferred from the PACU to an unmonitored medical floor without an EKG monitor, without pulse oximetry monitoring and without continuous blood pressure monitoring. Less than four hours later he was found in cardiopulmonary arrest. John Doe experienced a cardiorespiratory arrest that has resulted in anoxic encephalopathy. He is described as being in a persistent vegetative state. $7M Settlement.

  • CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION v Walker
    "Attorney for the Plaintiff in a misconduct case against the Defendant, Daniel Walker. Said Defendant was accused by the Plaintiff, a realtor, of failing to inform the Plaintiff of decisions that required her informed consent, failing to promptly notify the Plaintiff that he had received settlement proceeds on her behalf, commingling personal and client funds in his client trust account, failing to maintain adequate records of the client funds held in his client trust account, and failing to perform monthly reconciliations of his client trust account. The Defendant was found guilty and his right to practice law was suspended for one year, all stayed on the condition that he engage in no further misconduct."

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    Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
    I represented a 50 year old gentlemen who was injured due to a vaccine reaction and developed a serous complication. The outcomehas made it possible for him to live a normal life. I represented the family of a gentlemen that died due to the gross negligence of his doctor in prescribing narcotic medication at an excessive dosage. I represented the family of a baby that suffered a serious injury to her brachial plexus at birth and she will now be taken care of for life.

    How did you build a successful practice?
    Through hard work, honesty, sincerity and caring for my clients.

    What should clients look for in a lawyer?
    A lawyer that has the knowledge, resources and experience in the area of law and the willingness to fight for justice.

    How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
    Depends on the type of case involved. Knowing the other attorney and the judges in the area is certainly important.

    What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
    An explanation as to whether or not I can help and if not, suggestions as to what the caller can do.

    What information do you need in a free phone consultation?
    The name of the doctor or hospital, a brief description of what the caller believes was done wrong and the nature and the extent of the injury caused by the negligence.

    What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
    I care about my clients. I will not take a case and promise to deliver a result unless I truly believe in the client and fully explain to the client what to expect and what not to expect.

    What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
    Making a difference for someone that otherwise would remain a victim.

    What are your other interests in addition to law?
    My family, working in the yard and local sports teams, especially the Cleveland Cavs and Indians.

    Are you involved in your community?
    Yes. Very active in the Cleveland Metro Bar Association.

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Language: English

Update Date: 2016-06-10

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Howard D. Mishkind
23240 Chagrin Blvd.
Suite 101, Commerce Park IV
Beachwood, OH 44122
41.4621481,-81.5155528

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Beachwood, OH 44122


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