Firm Profile

Bonezzi Switzer Polito & Hupp Co. L.P.A.

Headquarters

1300 East Ninth Street, Suite 1950
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States
(216) 586.2013

Firm Details

Bonezzi Switzer Polito & Hupp Co. L.P.A. has two locations: Suite 1950 of the Penton Media Building located on the corner of East 9th Street and St. Clair Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, and City Center, 100 2nd Avenue South, Suite 502-S, St. Petersburg, Florida.

BSPH is currently in its 16th year of business.  The dynamic growth of BSPH and the energy level of its attorneys have propelled the firm to its premier status in the Ohio and Florida legal communities.

In January, 1998, BSPH opened its doors in the Leader Building with eight attorneys and a seven member support staff.  Persistent growth in business has brought the number of attorneys to eighteen and the support staff to twenty-three.

On May 2, 2011, the firm opened a Florida office.  The Florida office is located at City Center, 100 2nd Avenue South, Suite 502-S, St. Petersburg, FL  33701-4313.  Founding Director, Attorney William D. Bonezzi is the manager of the Florida office.  In addition, Mr. Bonezzi will continue practicing in the State of Ohio as well.

BSPH has continued to attract top litigators and now is routinely providing an array of legal services in areas of product liability, contract law, employment law, environmental law, general property and casualty liability, labor law, organizational/institutional liability re: sexual assault/abuse/ molestation, private school law, professional liability and residential treatment facility liability, in addition to continuing its long time involvement in medical malpractice and asbestos litigation.  BSPH now regularly represents several Ohio hospitals, physicians, surgery centers, nursing homes, assisted living, medical specialty practice groups, insurance companies, employers, business entities, asbestos clients and religious and charitable organizations.  It is anticipated that it will continue its sterling defense in the State of Florida with the same legal emphasis as in Ohio.

BSPH attorneys routinely appear in state trial and appellate courts, federal courts, before multiple state and federal governmental agencies and before state licensing boards.  The firm’s attorneys also engage in mediations and arbitrations on a regular basis.

As BSPH continued its expansion, eventually leasing the majority of the 14th floor of the Leader Building, it became evident by 2006 that additional space was necessary to serve its clients’ needs.  Substantial time was devoted to planning a space expansion and ultimately the 19th floor of the Penton Media Building was selected as the new home of BSPH.  The new offices were opened on January 2, 2007.  Large windows with dramatic views of downtown Cleveland and Lake Erie wrap around the office space integrating beauty with comfort and functionality.  It has continued its expansion with exceptional office space with its current location in the greater St. Petersburg, Florida, area overlooking breathtaking water views.

BSPH has obtained well in excess of one hundred defense trial verdicts and countless more favorable dismissals without trial for its clients during the first ten years of existence. Through diligent work of the highest caliber, the firm’s goal is to obtain even more wins for the clients it is privileged to serve the next ten years.

Management

Jeffrey W. Van Wagner
Managing Shareholder

About Our Clients

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Contacts

Angela M. Bambrick
Director - Firm Administration
216-658-9501

Firm Practice Areas

  • Health Care Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

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Office Locations

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Florida

Florida

St. Petersburg, FL

City Center, Suite 502-S

100 Second Avenue South

St. Petersburg, FL 33701

United States

(727) 826.0909

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Ohio

Ohio

Cincinnati, OH

312 Walnut Street, Suite 2530

Cincinnati, OH 45202-9914

United States

(513) 345.5500

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Cleveland, OH

1300 East Ninth Street, Suite 1950

Cleveland, OH 44114

United States

(216) 586.2013

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