Attorney James Lowe is a partner in the firm and a nationally-recognized trial lawyer in products liability, automobile product safety, and other complex cases. He is the author of multiple texts and treatises, and frequent national and international lecturer on products liability and motor vehicle defect cases.
Mr. Lowe has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the country, resulting in numerous million-dollar verdicts, and has recovered over $100 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients.
James has been honored by being listed in the Best Lawyers in America — every edition since 1993 — and has been honored as a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, the International Academy of Trial Attorneys, and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Master Bencher Emeritus, American Inns of Court, President’s Club, Association of Trial Lawyers of American Board Certified – Civil Trial Advocacy – National Board of Trial Advocacy. He was Past President, Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys and Past Chair, ATLA Products Liability Section.
A client was awarded benefits after filing applications for disability benefits since 2013. The claimant unsuccesfully attempted to obtain disability benefits twice on her own, as well as one failed attempt with representation from another firm. After completing a thorough medical investigation and briefing of the issues, Lowe Eklund Wakefield secured a favorable decision in April 2019 awarding disability benefits.
A client was awarded $209,700 from the Industrial Commission of Ohio because he suffered from a “functional” loss of use of the left upper extremity. The Commission found that the client’s testimony about the level of pain and inability to effectively use his arm and fingers in activities of daily living was highly persuasive.
$950,000 for the family of a restaurant customer who died as a result of falling while exiting a restaurant.