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Petersen & Petersen is a Leading Ohio Personal Injury Firm with Dedicated Service that Gets Results

We are trial lawyers.  We protect the people, not the powerful.  Trials are what we do.  Period.

We’ve spent decades demonstrating we are the type of attorneys ready to take cases to trial to get the justice our clients deserve.  When it comes to protecting the rights of our clients, we let nothing stand in our way — even when it means taking on powerful billion dollar national corporations or health care conglomerates.

We encourage one another to try cases to get fair and just results.  Our results tell all.  We have obtained record-breaking verdicts and settlements in areas such as gas explosion negligence and automobile injury with total personal injury recoveries exceeding $45,000,000 since just 2015.   Our success shows not just in results, but reputation.

With a combined 40 years of experience, we’ve established ourselves as great trial lawyers, seen as true adversaries by defense attorneys and insurance providers alike.  We’ve held prominent roles in bar associations around the State of Ohio, been honored in business and legal publications with numerous accolades –

including esteemed titles like “Super Lawyer,” “10/10” or the AV Rating, which indicates the highest level of professional excellence obtained only through peer review.

At Petersen & Petersen, we take great pride in the fact that we never represent insurance companies, hospitals or other large corporations.  Our practice is limited to the representation of everyday people whose rights have been violated, covering a wide range of personal injury and consumer protection cases.  We look forward to learning more about your situation through a no-cost confidential consultation. If you need help, click here to contact our firm today.

Our Philosophy


Meet the Lawyers

Susan Petersen
Susan Petersen

Susan Petersen, Attorney at Law, has the experience and resources to handle every type of personal injury case, from the most basic to the most complex. She works solely on behalf of injured people – never for corporations or insurance companies. If Susan agrees to take on your case, you can trust that she believes in your cause and will fight to get you justice.

Todd Petersen
Todd Petersen

Todd Petersen, a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law and Carnegie-Mellon University, has a lifetime of involvement in Northeast Ohio. His experiences as a resident, business owner and, for twenty years, attorney at law, provide him the firsthand knowledge and the perspective necessary to counsel individuals and small businesses.

Awards & Recognition






  • You changed my life. I am ever so thankful to you and your team.


  • You make me so proud of you. My case was so successful because of your attention to detail and caring enough to stand up for what is right.


  • First of all, Thank You for your professionalism and integrity. I still stand in awe, how you on several occasions as a team stood your ground during the onslaught of the about 30 enemy lawyers. I also know without your outstanding support at your office the outcome would not have been the same. Thank you, thank you for your help and decision in this difficult lawsuit.


  • My most sincere “thank you” for the success you had in my recent medical malpractice lawsuit. I could not have had better representation. Each day you were well organized, brilliant and professional in your presentation.


  • We will always be so grateful we found you, your tenacity and brilliance…


  • All I can say is wow! We were referred to Susan Petersen after a bad experience with another firm. Our case was an extremely difficult and tragic one. When we met with Susan she told us up front that she would have to review the entire case and decide whether or not she would take it on. But if she did, she would fight heart and soul for justice. Not only did she deliver on that promise, she did so is historic proportions. The settlement was beyond our wildest expectations. While no amount of money can bring back our mother, and relieve us of our pain, it is comforting to know that justice was done and the defendant was held accountable for their hideous actions. I would recommend Susan to anyone that has a legitimate or difficult case. She moved heaven and earth for me and my family. To this day, we stay in touch on a regular basis and she still cares about us long after the case was settled. Her firm is truly one of a kind, and I am very blessed and grateful for everything that she did to help us!


  • Our whole family truly has no words to express our gratitude!!! . . . You have truly changed our lives. . . .You’ve been such a blessing!!! Love you guys!!!!


In The News

  • February 18, 2020

Petersen & Petersen continues to meet with new clients relative to harms and losses suffered in the devastating freezer malfunction at University Hospitals Ahuja Fertility Clinic’s debacle that happened in March of 2018. Last year, Attorney Susan Petersen served in…

Advocates for Change
Advocates for Change
  • April 11, 2019

Todd Petersen testified on behalf of the Ohio Association for Justice in March 2019 in support of legislation that expands the exemption from the cap on punitive damages from felonies involving purposeful or knowing conduct to felonies for strict liability…

UH Fertility Patients granted 1-year Extension for Filing Lawsuit, Settling Cases
UH Fertility Patients granted 1-year Extension for Filing Lawsuit, Settling Cases
  • February 19, 2019

Susan Petersen of Petersen & Petersen was amongst the lawyers present last week in a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court for a short hearing on their pending lawsuits against University Hospitals for their clients’ loss of eggs and embryos after…