Jump to William Eadie,  Michael Hill,  or Our Team

Trial Attorney William Eadie

I am a trial lawyer who helps families hurt by caregiver carelessness–such as nursing homes and hospitals–and hold the wrongdoers accountable.  Some people–even some trial lawyers–think people in nursing homes don’t matter, and their lives are not worth much.  I know better.  When a nursing home breaks its promise to provide good care to someone’s mother, father, sister, or brother, and refuses to take responsibility, I’m proud to help the family hold them accountable.

My greatest joy in this work is not just getting answers and results for those families, but helping them make sure it does not happen to someone else next time.

William Eadie seated at a courtroom table looking at the camera with an exhibit in his lap.

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer William Eadie Between Witnesses at Trial in a Wrongful Death Case in 2020.

I understand how the business of medicine can harm people, when corporations put their own profits ahead of providing quality care.  Along with my law degree, I earned a business degree (MBA) from the Weatherhead School at Case.

Besides obtaining multi-million dollar nursing home verdicts, I can help defend those results if there is an appeal.  I’ve argued cases before the Eighth and Ninth Ohio Appellate District Courts, as well as the Ohio Supreme Court.

I am an Ohio native raising three daughters with my wife, Christine, in the Gordon Square neighborhood.  I volunteer in Cleveland Public Schools, working with high-schoolers to learn about our Rights, Responsibilities, and Realities under the U.S. Constitution as part of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 3Rs program.  I also serve on the CMBA’s 3Rs steering committee.

William Eadie standing in a suit and dress shirt in front of a projector screen gesturing to the screen

Trial lawyer William Eadie in a trial strategy session discussing demonstrative exhibits.

Clients on William Eadie

I spoke with Will this evening regarding some personal matters. Will was very pleasant and easy to talk to. He listened to all of my questions and concerns, and gave some excellent advice and guidance. Thank you!

Melissa Vecchio December 31, 2017

Trial Attorney Michael Hill

Best Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Trial Lawyer Michael Hill at trial in a nursing home abuse and neglect case

I am a trial lawyer who helps regular people take on the nursing home industry-a multi-billion dollar industry-when their loved ones are killed by poor care. I’m licensed in Ohio and Pennsylvania, but I handle cases across the country. 

Had something bad happened to a family member of mine when I was a child, my family wouldn’t have known who to turn to, what to do, or who to believe. We were regular people.

The whole point of my career is to give people like my family a chance to be heard–a shot at holding a massive and often callous industry accountable. 

When people experience trauma and grief, their world can begin to unravel.  I’m satisfied knowing that I’m helping people and standing up for them when they feel like no one else will. I’ve been blessed to help many great people and clients.  I remain close with many of my clients long after their cases end.

While I’ve won many awards and honors for my accomplishments in the courtroom, it’s knowing that I’ve been able to help people through their most difficult times that gives my job meaning.

Best Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Trial Lawyer Michael Hill from Eadie Hill Trial Lawyers at trial

Born in Flint, Michigan, I’ve witnessed the devastating effects that unchecked corporate greed can have on a community. The for-profit nursing home industry is no different. At their best, nursing homes make money by delivering the services that they promise to. There’s nothing wrong with that. At their worst, they are profit-generating machines making money at all costs and without regard for the carnage they leave in their wake. I see much more of the latter than the former. As a trial lawyer, I’m the one who can check that greed and restore a fair playing field. Where I’m from, everyone’s entitled to a fair fight.

I received my undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Oberlin College where I was also a running back on the football team (which feels like ancient history at this point). I earned my law degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Michael Hill, the best nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers, presents evidence at trialMy primary residence is in Lakewood, Ohio, but you might also find me in the hills of West Virginia or traveling in Central or South America. I love backpacking, kayaking, skydiving, and pretty much anything outdoors. 

I have a very simple motto I try to live by, “always be kind and never be afraid.” If I can look back on my life and know in my heart that that’s how I lived, I’ll be pretty happy.

Clients on Michael Hill

Michael, I cannot thank you enough for what you were able to do for my family. I never doubted staying with you as a client when you left the larger law firm. We can start a new chapter of our life, and we have your law firm to thank.


Wendy Tomblin December 12, 2018

Our Team

Litigation Paralegal Emma Buddenhagen

I am a Nursing Home Abuse Paralegal on the Litigation Team, helping our clients navigate their case through the Common Pleas Court.

I work closely with our lawyers to ensure that our cases are always moving forward, bringing justice and relief to families that have suffered from the wrongdoing of facilities that have hurt or neglected their loved ones.

I graduated from THE Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. Throughout high school and college, I did not know exactly “what I wanted to be”, I just knew that I wanted to help people. Eadie Hill has allowed me to do just that. I come into work every day knowing that we are working to not only help people that have been hurt, but make sure that this hurt does not go unnoticed and repeated. I am astounded at all that the firm has accomplished, and I am so excited to be a part of their future achievements!

Creativity is one of my passions, I love to practice calligraphy, and I can usually be found crafting some sort of decoration for my apartment. My boyfriend and I recently moved to Lakewood, Ohio (from Columbus) with our two trouble-making cats. Together we enjoy cooking, exploring our hometown of Cleveland, spending time with family, and cheering on our alma mater – Go Bucks!

Settlement Paralegal Lina Girgis

Nursing home abuse paralegal Lina Girgis.

I am a settlement paralegal for Eadie Hill, working to bring justice for those who have suffered at the hands of nursing homes. 

I graduated from The Ohio State University in May of 2020 with a double major in Political Science and Gender Studies, and a double minor in Forensic Science and Criminal Justice.

I started out college pre-med and decided to jump into pre-law last minute. I learned a great deal about the structure of our legal system and have been able to apply that knowledge to my position here at Eadie Hill, with the guidance of our attorneys and experienced paralegals.

In my free time, I love to travel to new cities, play tennis, watch movies, and spend time with my family.

Settlement Paralegal Erin Ulrich

Nursing home abuse paralegal Erin Ulrich

I am a settlement paralegal for Eadie Hill dedicated to helping families get accountability when nursing homes hurt or kill their loved ones.

I graduated from Oberlin College in 2018 with a double major in English Literature and Gender Studies and a minor in Religion. I first became interested in legal advocacy work while volunteering for the Michigan Women’s Justice and Clemency Project in undergrad and am thrilled to be a part of a growing firm dedicated to fighting systemic inequality.

When I’m not working, I love to hike, spend time with my family in Pennsylvania, and volunteer with Seeds of Literacy.

Our Team

Attorney William Eadie

I am a trial lawyer who helps families hurt by caregiver carelessness–such as nursing homes and hospitals–and hold the wrongdoers accountable. I understand how the business of medicine can harm people, when corporations put their own profits ahead of providing quality care. . .  keep reading]

Attorney Michael Hill

I am a trial attorney who takes on hospitals and other medical corporations when they choose to put their own profits ahead of their patient’s safety. My practice is focused on medical negligence and wrongful death, primarily delayed diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks and strokes, as well as birth injuries. . .  keep reading 
Need Answers About Your Situation?

Do you have questions about a possible Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect case? Click below to start an investigation with us. We'll help you get answers.

or keep reading below...

 Our No Fear Guarantee 

You’ve probably seen the lawyer ads: “No Fee Guarantee!” “No Fees if We Don’t Win!”   

Guess what? That’s true for just about any plaintiff’s lawyer.  It’s what a “contingency fee” means.  It doesn’t mean they’ll work hard.  Or get a good result for you.  It doesn’t mean much at all.

What we promise you is a NO FEAR guarantee.

What does that mean?  For 99% of our clients, a medical injury caused by negligence is new.  The medical malpractice lawsuit process is new.  Depositions, discovery, trial . . . everything is new.

New can be scary.  Especially when it involves having to testify under oath.

We’ve developed systems that let you address and move past the fear. Through education and information about the process. Role-playing and other preparation techniques. We empower you to be fearless.  Because this process is hard enough.

Contact us now.

Let Us Start Investigating Your Case

It's easy. No cost or commitment.
Get Started
Your first name
Your last name
What's the best way to reach you by phone?
We'll keep this confidential, and send you important information.

Find the Right Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers for You

Nursing homes are regulated by federal and state regulations that most personal injury lawyers know nothing about.

If you're looking to take on a nursing home, you need a lawyer who knows those rules.

We exclusively handle medical claims, with a focus on nursing home abuse and neglect. We've tried these cases and obtained millions in damages at trial. 100% our cases involve the failure to provide appropriate hospital, medical, and nursing care to members of the community.

How We’re Paid

We advance the costs of the investigation and lawsuit.  We only get paid from money we collect in a settlement of verdict: there’s never a bill to you.

By taking on all the risk, you can be sure we’re only going to take on cases we believe in fully.

What Can We Do to Improve Nursing Home Conduct?

Nursing Homes are corporations: they speak the language of money.  Corporations, even non-profit corporations, are not real people; they do not have hearts, minds, or souls.

In our experience, holding a medical corporation responsible and accountable for carelessly injuring patients through a money verdict at trial, or a settlement motivated by their fear of trial, is the best way to make sure there is change.

A well-fought lawsuit can help prevent other people from being injured in the same way.

What Damages are Available?

Money damages available in a nursing home lawsuit can involve economic costs (medical bills, etc.), emotional harms like pain and suffering, disfigurement, disability, and, if the injuries cause death, the mental anguish and loss of family members for wrongful death.

Many states allow for punitive damages when a medical corporation consciously disregards a patient’s rights and safety with a great probability of causing substantial harm. They are awarded in exceptional cases.

We’ve proven punitive damages at trial, including a $3,000,000 verdict for punitive damages against one of the largest medical companies in America.

Punitive damages are intended to punish, deter the defendant from doing the same thing in the future, and reform the nursing home industry.

What Else Can I do Besides Contacting You?

Once you contact us, you'll get a list of next steps, as well as emails explaining how the process works.  So contact us now, or call us at 216-777-8856.

I Have More Questions...

If you're like most of our clients, you have a lot more questions.

The best way to get answers is to contact us now, then ask us.  But don't worry!  Contacting us costs you nothing, and you are not locked into hiring us

There's no risk in contacting us.  And you'll receive more information on how these cases work, including free access to our library of important information on nursing home and wrongful death cases.