John P. Hayward


J.P. is a member of the firm's Litigation and Labor & Service Groups. He represents business, governmental, and individual clients in the areas of commercial litigation, workers' compensation, insurance coverage disputes, and professional liability defense. J.P. also handles real estate and estate planning matters. Prior to attending law school, J.P. was an underwriter for a major insurance carrier from 1989 through 1992. J.P. is very active in the community and serves on the boards of the Way Library Foundation, the Ottawa Community Development Corporation, and the Notre Dame Club of Toledo.
Representative Matters

  • Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. v. Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc., Lucas County Court of Common Pleas Case No. 03-4077 (products & premises liability insurance coverage dispute)
  • Smith v. R. G. Zachrich Construction, Inc., 2003 WL 21262759 (3rd Dist. Ct. App. 2003) (construction contract dispute)
  • Bianchi v. Moore, 2001 WL 34069321 (6th Dist. Ct. App. 2001) (errors and omissions)
  • Bonacker v. H. J. Heinz Company, 111 Ohio App.3d 569 (6th Dist. Ct. App. 1996) (products liability)

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation (Class of 2005)
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Recipient, Deans Scholarship

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University of Notre Dame
(B.A. 1988)

University of Toledo
(J.D. 1995)
Bar Admissions
All Ohio Courts

All Michigan Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

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