Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts

Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys - General Defense

5824 Akron-Cleveland Road, Suite A, Hudson, Ohio 44236

Established: 2005

Qualified Member Since: 2009

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage & Defense
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial and Personal Lines
  • Complex Litigation
  • Coverage Opinions
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • Extra-Contractual Litigation
  • Insurance Agent Errors & Omissions
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Defense
  • Wrongful Death

Cases Gone to Trial: 170

About Us

Carr Law Office, LLC provides insurance defense and coverage counsel throughout Ohio to leading companies for auto, home, commercial general, retail, transportation, and other exposures in the trial courts and on appeal.

Carr Law Office, LLC has been profiled as a Qualified Member in Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys every year since 2009.

We practice throughout Ohio, at all levels of court. Please see our website for more information.


  • AV Preeminent (Martindale-Hubbell highest peer rating)
  • Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, National Board of Trial Advocacy (2004; recertified 2009, 2014, 2019, 2024)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers (2010-2012, and since 2016)
  • U.S. News & World Report - Best Law Firms (since 2015)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (since 2014)

Client Information

Corporate Clients

  • ATVs and More, Inc.
  • LKQ Corporation
  • O'Reilly Auto Enterprises, LLC
  • Truck Enterprises, Inc.

Insurance Clients

Personnel Information

Firm Member

Adam E. Carr

Hudson, OH

Years of Experience: 30

  • Ohio, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2018
Additional Biographical Details:

A.M. Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys (since 2009)

  • Ohio State, Akron and Lake County Bar Associations
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Contributing Author: Baldwin's Ohio Practice, Tort Law, Thomson West Reuters (1st Ed.2005)
  • Board-Certified in Civil Trial Law by the NBTA National Board of Trial Advocacy (2004-2029)
  • AV Preeminent (Martindale-Hubbell highest peer rating)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers (2010-2012, and since 2016)
  • U.S. News & World Report - Best Law Firms (since 2015)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (since 2014)
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Appellate Practice, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing (1993)
  • Rice University, B.A., 1990
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1993
Fraternity Information:
Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, International
Law Review:
Civil Litigation and Procedure Specialty Board, CLM Journal of American Law (2013-2015)
Extern to Hon. John T. Patton, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth Appellate District; Law Clerk to Hon. Sara R. Hunter, Cleveland Heights Municipal Court

Born: 1968


A Brief History of Ohio Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Laws by Adam E. Carr, OACTA

The Managing Partners Podcast by Erik J. Olson, Array Law

Understanding Your Market by Rob Malone, Small Firm Forum

High Profile Cases

Foltz v. Pi Kappa Alpha Intl. Fraternity, Inc., Franklin C.P. 21CV002923. We successfully defended one of several students who was accused of involvement in a student death after an alleged fraternity hazing. The case was featured in national news media and on the Dr. Phil Show.

National Football Museum v. Welty Building Company, Ltd., Stark C.P. 2018CV01239 (dispute over cancellation of nationally televised professional football game allegedly arising from field conditions during stadium construction) The dispute was resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.

Ochall v. McNamer, 10th Dist. Franklin No. 15AP-772, 2016-Ohio-8493. We successfully defended the organizers of a go-kart race on no liability against a claim of quadriplegia/tetraplegia. A go-kart operated by a child left the track and struck the mother of another operator. 

Barker v. Emergency Professional Serv., Inc. 11th Dist. Trumbull No. 2012-T-0096, 2013-Ohio-5817; 11th Dist. Trumbull Nos. 2012-T-0097 & 2013-T-0026, 2013-Ohio-5818; 11th Dist. Trumbull No. 2012-T-0098, 2013-Ohio-5819. We successfully defended the owner of a private lake on no liability following a diving accident. A guest suffered a severe spinal injury, which allegedly became worse after medical malpractice, rendering the plaintiff a completely disabled quadriplegic/tetraplegic. The court granted our motion for summary judgment, and this was affirmed on appeal. 

D.G. v. Boardman Local Schools, N.D.Ohio No. 4:11-cv-01174. We successfully defended a pre-teen girl and her parents against allegations of school bullying and cyberbullying. The case drew national media attention including CBS News' 48 Hours show, the Dr. Phil show, and a made-for-tv movie. 

In re Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage Cases (Nationwide Agribusiness Ins. Co. v. Wagner), 100 Ohio St.3d 302, 2003-Ohio-5888, 798 N.E.2d 1077 (ending Scott-Pontzer uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage fiasco) 

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