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Litigation in federal court for a corporate CEO 

“TodBusinesswoman.d, Thank you very much for all the help you gave me.  You are a great attorney, but more importantly, a terrific person.”






Civil Litigation

Todd, God bless you!! I read this email [about the settlement in our case] and then I literally just started to cry.  I immediately had [my husband] read it and he hugged me and said, “Praise God!” Thank you, thank you, thank you!  Words cannot express our gratitude for this. We never expected to be in this situation to begin with, but you have been such a blessing from beginning to end.” Chris B.



A Case Turned Down By Another Attorney 

“My [previous] lawyer told me that my daughter had no case to sue for her facial scars from a dog bite.  He said he looked into it, but  the dog never bit anyone before, so he dropped my case.  A friend highly recommended Todd Elliott.  Mr. Elliott investigated my case more deeply.  He talked to my neighbors who were not aware of any previous bites by that dog.  Then he found a former neighbor who lived in the area four  years prior, and would testify that the dog had growled at her before in front of the owner, establishing a known ‘dangerous propensity.’ Mr. Elliott was able to use that information to leverage a 100K settlement.”  M. Ross



Another Case Turned Down By Another Lawyer 

“I suffered a collapsed lung in a car accident caused by a municipality salt truck.   I took my case to a Pittsburgh injury firm that advertises on billboards and they turned me down.  The said, the municipality is immune from suit.  To sue you need to prove either:  one, permanent impairment of a bodily function or two, a permanent disfigurement.  I had neither, supposedly, because of my pre-existing lung conditions, and so that firm turned me down.

So then I resumed my search and found Mr. Elliott.  His partner Eric had done the incorporation of my business.  Mr. Elliott studied my case to find any possible angle to overcome immunity.  He decided to focus on showing a permanent  disfigurement.  I did not think of myself as ‘disfigured’ from the accident as I had not cuts and all my scrapes were healed.  But Mr. Elliott knew the law, evidently.  I had a collapsed lung from the accident.  Mr. Elliott asked to see where doctors had inserted a tube into my side to re-inflate my lung.  Sure enough, there was a scar, a tiny one, less than 1/2 inch across.  Mr. Elliott took a picture on his phone.   The end result was a 150K settlement.”  Philip R.



Construction Litigation – Commercial 

“I am an architect and owner of a firm that employs 12 architects in downtown Pittsburgh.  I rely on Mr. Elliott on a regular basis to handle my commercial litigation involving suits against contractors and property owners who have hired my firm but refused to pay the full amount due.  Mr. Elliott has obtained mechanic’s liens against property and effectively litigated suits for money damages.  He has demonstrated skill at recovering money for me.” Felix. F.



Construction Litigation – Residential

“Todd handled the defense of a claim against me be by a contractor who sought payment for significant renovations to my home.  I attended law school myself and graduated with honors but I do not specialize in construction law.  I intended all along to pay the contractor a compromised price, even though some of his work had been done negligently.  Todd recommended I pay nothing.  Todd relied on the Pennsylvania Home Improvement and Consumer Protection Law.  In the end, I did not have to pay the contractor a dime.  Todd knows his stuff.” Joshua S.



Litigation – Plaintiff Side – Injuries

“I would recommend [Mr. Elliott] to any person who needs legal services.  He came to the hospital when I was injured in a serious motorcycle accident.  He was there every step of the way.  I really believe that God brought him into my life.  He negotiated clearly and effectively with the insurance company who caused my injuries.  We received the defendant’s policy limits much faster than I had expected.  He knew what was he was doing, having worked in the past on the defense side for insurance companies.  I greatly appreciate everything he has done for me.” Stanley I.



Litigation – Plaintiff Side – Injuries 

“The work you did negotiating and resolving my case exceeded my expectations. I will recommend you to anyone who needs a lawyer.” Bernie V.



Non Payment of Credit Card Debt 

“I was sued for the non-payment of credit card debt.  Mr. Elliott filed objections to the lawsuit against me.  Then, the credit card company responded by filing an amended lawsuit that was 300 pages long with attachments!  I thought we were toast.  But then Mr. Elliott argued a technicality and was able to get the case dismissed.” D. H.



Matter Handled as Local Counsel in Pittsburgh for Chicago Firm

Hi Todd, I want to thank you for all your help with this case. I appreciate your advice on local [Western District of PA federal court procedures]  and your prompt responsiveness at all times. Should I have another case in Pittsburgh, I will certainly recommend you to the client.



Child Custody

Thank you, Todd.  I was so impressed with how our trial went.  I’m so glad you won me primary custody after I had given it up, stupidly. C.S.



Child support

Thank you for winning my child support case. S.L.





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