Final Coroner's Report In Fatal Shooting of Casey Goodson Jr. Released

Posted: March 17, 2021

(Columbus, OH) March 17, 2021 - Franklin County Forensic Science Center, Office of the Coroner released the final report documenting Casey Goodson Jr.’s fatal wounds and cause of death. Casey suffered six gunshot wounds in total, five to his back and... Continue Reading


Casey Goodson, Jr.'s Family Reveals He Was Shot Six Times by Deputy Jason Meade

Posted: February 11, 2021

(Columbus, OH) February 11, 2021 – On February 10, 2021, Tamala Payne, mother of Casey Goodson, Jr, discussed information related to Casey’s death with the hosts of the nationally syndicated morning show The Breakfast Club. That interview is set to a... Continue Reading


Family of Casey Christopher Goodson, Jr. Demands Answers in His Death

Posted: December 06, 2020

DECEMBER 6, 2020 - The Family of Casey Christopher Goodson, Jr. demands answers after Casey was shot and killed by a police officer on December 4, 2020. Casey was an amazing young man whose life was tragically taken after being confronted by a Frank... Continue Reading


Lawsuit Seeks Systemic Change to End Police Abuse and Discriminatory Enforcement

Posted: July 08, 2020

July 8, 2020  COLUMBUS — A group of local law firms today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the City of Columbus on behalf of more than a dozen people attacked by Columbus police officers during recent protests against excessive use of... Continue Reading


Former W+B Intern Selected as Member of Chief of Police Advisory Panel

Posted: June 17, 2020

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2020 Walton + Brown LLP is excited to announce that our former intern, 19-year-old Andrew B. Pierce II, has been selected as a member of an advisory panel for the Columbus Division of Police. The City announced Tuesday the format... Continue Reading


Grand Jury Indicts Michael Avenatti on 36 New Charges, Accused of Stealing Millions from Clients

Posted: April 15, 2019

Federal prosecutors in California announced 36 new charges against attorney Michael Avenatti late last week. Avenatti rose to fame several years ago as the lead attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, in her legal claims against President Donald... Continue Reading


Alabama Men's Prisons are so Unsafe They Likely Violate the 8th Amendment

Posted: April 09, 2019

According to a recent report from the Department of Justice (DOJ), there is reasonable cause to believe that the conditions in men’s prisons in the state of Alabama violate the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. This report was r... Continue Reading


The DOL’s New Rule That Might Affect Your Rate of Pay

Posted: April 02, 2019

Last Thursday, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule to amend an existing employee rate requirement under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The current rule requires employers to offer overtime pay of at least one... Continue Reading


Bayer, Johnson & Johnson to Pay $775 Million to Settle Xarelto Litigation

Posted: March 28, 2019

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer said on Monday that they had agreed to pay $775 million to settle about 25,000 lawsuits involving their blood thinner “Xarelto,” which they jointly sell. The settlement will be split evenly between the two companies, and w... Continue Reading


Why Do Juries Acquit Police Officers Accused of Brutality and Misconduct?

Posted: March 26, 2019

Oftentimes, juries will rule in favor of police officers accused of excessive force and wrongful shooting deaths despite video and other persuasive evidence. The Buffalo News asked lawyers and experts for their take on this apparent and increasingly... Continue Reading


Facebook's New "Workplace"

Posted: March 06, 2019

    Facebook has recently launched their new “Workplace by Facebook” feature on their platform, which offers a chance for businesses and companies to integrate Facebook as their primary communication tool in the office. Workplace has the same familia... Continue Reading


17-Year Veteran of Dayton Police Department Terminated After Filing Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted: October 09, 2017

On October 3, 2017, 17-year-veteran of the Dayton Police Force, Sgt. Tonina Lamanna, was terminated from her position. Prior to her termination, Sgt. Lamanna had an impeccable record and a great respect within the community. Her only disciplinary iss... Continue Reading


Know Your Rights!

Posted: February 07, 2016

With the news of the non-indictments following the deaths of John Crawford, Mike Brown, and Eric Garner at the hands of those who have been charged to protect us, our communities are feeling outraged and discouraged at the state of race relations wit... Continue Reading