Christopher E. Cotter

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Firm: Roetzel & Andress
41 South High Street
Huntington Center
Floor 21
Cleveland OH 43215
United States

Chris Cotter helps his clients navigate and solve legal problems. He primarily defends injury and business claims and advises on regulatory and compliance issues. Chris has the capability to address a wide array of claims and legal issues, including complex commercial motor vehicle accidents, products liability claims, professional liability claims, issues involving unmanned aircraft systems (drones), autonomous vehicles, transportation contract drafting and review, insurance coverage disputes, employer intentional tort claims, regulatory compliance under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, specialty insurance defense, premises liability, passenger claims against airlines, products liability, legal malpractice, claims against real estate agents, claims against insurance agents, Carmack Amendment claims, appeals, Federal Aviation Act compliance, maritime law, construction defects, oil and gas disputes, and real property tax valuation. His clients are primarily in the following industries: transportation, retail, aviation, oil & gas, energy, manufacturing and distribution, real estate, and emerging technologies. In addition, Chris serves on Roetzel's Emergency Response Team to immediately address issues that may arise as a result of catastrophic injury events, industrial accidents, fires, and other catastrophes.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Transportation and Logistics: Alternate 1
  • Transportation and Logistics: Vice Chair

Resources & Articles

Great Expectations: Managing Eccentric and Difficult Plaintiffs (and Their Attorneys)

Great Expectations: Managing Eccentric and Difficult Plaintiffs (and Their Attorneys)

Posted May 28, 2020

Great Expectations: Managing Eccentric and Difficult Plaintiffs (and Their Attorneys) We have all handled claims and defended cases where the plaintiff has an unrealistic expectation as to certain damages, such as the nature and extent of personal injury or wage losses that lack proof. Sometimes those plaintiffs are represented by… Continue Reading

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