About Karp | Steiger

We pride ourselves on being lawyers that you can trust.

The lawyers at Karp Steiger have been representing injured individuals throughout Ohio for over 50 years. The mission of the firm has been consistent from day one: to pursue justice for injury victims with care and tenacity. Compassion, tenacity and results form the bedrock of our principles. Tireless preparation and perfect execution form the foundation of our work. We are fully committed to providing a comfortable environment for our clients, of all cultures, through 24-7 direct attorney support, 365 days a year.

The Karp Steiger law firm was founded in 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio by Sheldon Karp, whose vision was to level the playing field against insurance companies, employers, and the State of Ohio through knowledgeable and laser focused representation. In 1999, David Steiger joined the firm. Together, they grew the Karp Steiger client base through word of mouth from satisfied clients, referring lawyers and medical professionals. In 2019, Karp Steiger expended by opening a second office in Beachwood, Ohio, and partnering with Andy Goldwasser who joined the firm as “of counsel.” Andy is a skilled trial lawyer who has been selected by his peers as Lawyer of the Year for Products Liability in 2019 by BestLawyers and one of the “Top 50” lawyers in Cleveland and Top 100” lawyers in Ohio by Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters company.

Our Approach

We are an extremely thorough, hands on team that prides themselves on paying close attention to detail. We pride ourselves on working with honesty, integrity and compassion each step of the way. To learn more about our process for working on your case, visit the page page on our site called Our Approach.

Our Areas of Expertise:

Personal Injury

 If you have suffered a personal injury, Karp Steiger can help. Our team has a combined 75+ years of experience and expertise in fighting for fair compensation for clients who have suffered from a variety of injuries in the greater Cleveland area.

Workers’ Compensation

Personal Injury

Dangerous Conditions

Workplace Injury

Catastrophic Injury

Slip and Fall

Product Liability

Dog Bites

Vehicle Accident

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident such as a boating accident, car accident, truck accident, or if you were a pedestrian involved, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Karp Steiger and we can help while you take time to relax and regain your health.

Bus Accidents

Boat Accidents

Car Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

Truck Accidents

 

Medical Malpractice

If you, or a member of your family were a victim of medical malpractice, you understand that it can be an extremely traumatic experience. Karp Steiger can fight for you to receive fair compensation for your tragic experience.

Birth Injury

General Medical Malpractice

Wrongful Death

 

Elder Abuse

If you, or a member of your family were a victim negligence in a full time care facility for the elderly, Karp Steiger can fight for you to receive fair compensation for your tragic experience.

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Injury

Wrongful Death

 

Specialty Torts

Karp Steiger also handles a variety of special cases. 

Sex Abuse & Sexual Assault

• Hazing

Construction Accidents

• Train Crashes

• Professional Negligence

 

Sheldon Karp

• Practicing law since 1967
• Member of Ohio State Bar Association
• Member of Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
• Member of Ohio Association for Justice

David Steiger

• Practicing law since 1992
• Member of Ohio State Bar Association
• Member of Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
• Member of Ohio Association for Justice

Andy Goldwasser, of Counsel

• Lawyer of the Year 2019 – Products Liability by BestLawyers US News & World Report

• Voted ‘Top 50 Lawyers in Cleveland’ Every Year Since 2010 by Super Lawyers – a Thomson Reuters Company

• Voted ‘Top 100 Lawyers in Ohio’ Every Year Since 2010 by Super Lawyers – a Thomson Reuters Company

• Practicing Law Since 1997

• Author: The Car Crash Manual: An Expert’s Guidebook

• Member of Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

• Member of Ohio State Bar Association

• Member and former chair of Business Torts Section of Ohio Association for Justice

• Member of American Association for Justice

• Member of Public Investors Bar Association

Matt Teeter

• Practicing law since 2008
• Member of Ohio State Bar Association
• Member of Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

Service Areas Include, But Not Limited To:

• Akron
• Aurora
• Beachwood
• Bowling Green
• Canton
• Chagrin Falls

• Columbus
• Cuyahoga Falls
• Dayton
• East Cleveland
• Elyria
• Euclid

• Findlay
• Fremont
• Kent
• Lakewood
• Lorain
• Massillon

• Medina
• Mentor
• Norwalk
• Painesville
• Parma
• Port Clinton

• Ravenna
• Rocky River
• Sandusky
• Solon
• Shaker Heights
• Stronsgville

• Tiffin
• Toledo
• Warren
• Westlake
• Willoughby
• Youngstown

All lawsuits are different and Karp Steiger makes no representation or promises that it can obtain the same results in other legal matters. Nothing in this Web page constitutes a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of any future legal matter. All elements of this website are copyrighted materials for Karp Steiger, LLC ©2020.