The late Jack Gallon established Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer Co., L.P.A. in 1955 as a labor law firm that represented union workers. We’ve since broadened our scope to include other areas of practice including personal injury, disability, and workers’ compensation. Still, our focus, just as clear as ever, remains on helping people who need representation. We have no qualms with taking on even the toughest cases, such as those against insurance companies, truck carriers, government agencies, or negligent manufacturers.
With more than 300 years of accumulated experience, we are more than prepared to fight for your right to compensation for your losses.
Our panel of attorneys is lengthy and impressive. We encourage you to read over our attorneys’ bios, watch their video clips to get to know each of our team members, and see why we’d be an asset to your case.
Our lawyers are bar members who hold membership in numerous professional associations. They’ve also received recognition and accolades from industry groups such as Best Lawyers in America and Ohio Super Lawyers.
When they take a case, they dedicate themselves to serving the client in whatever way they can. Don’t know what your legal rights are or what your claim is worth? Being bullied or ignored by insurers? Don’t know how to maximize your settlement? We are here to help you resolve your issues. Whether it’s filing claims, collecting evidence, negotiating with insurers, filing appeals, or going head-to-head with insurers in court – our attorneys are amply qualified.
When people become hurt or disabled, or when they’ve lost a loved one in an untimely accident, they need not only care and emotional support, but financial resources to help them stay afloat. Fortunately, Ohio and Michigan law provides means for victims’ to recover damages and secure benefits when life doesn’t go according to planned.
Because our team is diverse and multi-faceted, we have the ability to represent injury victims and their families in claims and lawsuits involving car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect and abuse, construction injuries, workplace injuries, Social Security Disability, and veterans’ disability benefits, and more.
It’s our practice to treat each of our clients with compassion and respect. We understand that injury victims and families who have lost loved ones are going through a traumatic experience. As such, we’ve made it a high priority to remain accessible and approachable throughout the process. For your convenience, we provide services at 11 office locations throughout Ohio and Michigan.
After speaking with us, you’ll see that we are quite passionate about our work helping the injured and disabled. Feel free to watch some of our client testimonials and read over some of our case verdicts and settlements.
Want to learn more or are in need of legal representation? Call us today at 567-455-5470 and schedule a free consultation.
A special heart felt Thank You to all those who worked on my case. Thank you for your kindness and respect towards me. When you are used to working hard your whole life & making a good living & then you are injured & can no longer do your job, it’s very hard to know what to do or where to turn. With your firm I felt secure that I had someone on my side & someone that was really listening to me. With much appreciation always.
You go above and beyond you assistance to seniors. Thank you!
I love you guys. You took excellent care of me and I am 1000% satisfied.
Your service was excellent. My questions were answered and explained. You were all very courteous and never hurried. I am so grateful and will recommend you to anyone I know who needs a great attorney.
Thank you for your help in my case. You did an exceptional job on a difficult case. I am so grateful.
Keep up the excellent job you do. And you do it better by being such a strong supporter of our community.
My attorney was excellent!! Keep up the great job.
Thank you for the service you provide to me and other veterans. It is a blessing.
Hunter suffers shotgun wounds to leg in hunting accident – $300,000 (insurance limits)
Young father and husband suffers crush injuries from defective cornpicker – $475,000
Man struck and killed when bolt breaks on grain auger – $400,000
Fall on black ice at apartment complex and suffers severe and permanent nerve damage – $700,000
Blind man falls on steps at rented property resulting in severe injuries – $450,000
17 year old paralyzed after second floor porch rail fails resulting in fall to concrete below – $400,000 (insurance limits)
$725,000 – Neurosurgeon negligence resulting in permanent injury
$300,000 – Obstetric nurse failed to recognize signs of fetal distress, resulting in the death of the fetus
$275,000 – Family physician negligently failed to treat infection in a patient with prosthetic heart valve resulting in death
Family practice physician failed to recognize and treat MRSA infection, resulting in serious injury for woman requiring skin grafting and permanent need for pain medication – $225,000
$900,000 – Single adult male struck by transit authority bus, resulting in death
$400,000 (sued employer) – Man falls to death at work from fixed ladder that did not meet OSHA safety requirements
$400,000 – Claim for family in electrocution death of 17 year old boy
$400,000 (bankrupt default) – Man crushed to death in giant stamping press when safety switch fails
$2,250,000 – Young husband and father suffers permanent disabling injuries when backed over by a front end loader
$1,000,000 (policy limits) – Man dies following severe burns in steel mill ladle incident –
$750,000 – Man severely injured when pallets that are improperly loaded, fall and strike him in the head
$400,000 – Electrical pole falls at jobsite, causing severe injury
$390,000 – Bolt from cut off steel beam falls from rafter, striking worker below, causing neck injury
$300,000 (bankrupt default) – Man killed on unguarded automatic welding machine
$300,000 – Improperly guarded production line press fires unexpectedly, causing partial loss of three fingers
$265,000 – Man suffers severe ankle and leg fracture following fall from roofing job after employer failed to provide fall prevention safety equipment
$1,000,000 (policy limits) – Retired autoworker suffers leg amputation and severe injury to other leg and arm when semi truck swerves left of center and hits small pickup head on
$650,000 – Construction worker on way to job site critically injured when semi truck overturns on Ohio turnpike entrance ramp
$600,000 – Semi truck runs red light, causing collision and causing arm injuries, multiple surgeries and permanent limitations
$2,500,000 – Pick up truck loses control on icy turnpike, causing violent crash resulting in disabling injuries Learn More
$1,250,000 – Truck pulling equipment trailer fails to yield at stop sign and kills motorcycle rider
$2,440,000 – Truck driver suffers crush injury to foot, when steel falls from loaded trailer
$2,250,000 – Wrongful death of man at construction site due to crane accident
$1,500,000 – Injury at construction site, resulting in broken leg, multiple surgeries and nerve damage
$1,100,000 – Crane failure resulting in death
$800,000 – Construction worker falls to death at steel mill construction project through unguarded opening in catwalk 50 feet off the ground
$700,000 – Crane injury at construction site, resulting in nerve damage
$700,000 – Wrongful death of worker at jobsite by defective crane