Columbus Attorneys for Personal Injury, Employment, Disability and More

The law firm of Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP has been serving Ohio workers for over sixty-five years. Our national practice focuses on wage and hour/overtime litigation, Ohio workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability, and personal injury/medical malpractice.

Our law firm and individual Columbus personal injury attorneys appear on lists of the best law firms and attorneys in the nation. We are dedicated to providing the workers and working families of Columbus with the best personal injury services possible.


Columbus Personal Injury Lawyers Who Get Results


We understand what a life-changing event a severe personal injury can be. From expensive medical bills to lost time at work and missing out on important family moments, a personal injury as the result of another’s negligence leaves a lasting impact.

That’s why our Columbus personal injury attorneys protect the rights of everyday people on and off the job. Whether you were injured in a work accident, an auto accident, or anywhere else, we are here to defend your rights and ensure that you get the compensation you need to recover and get your life back on track.

The Columbus personal injury lawyers and professional staff of Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP are fully committed to securing justice for all our clients. Our personal injury service results speak for themselves.

If you’ve been injured, the last thing you want to deal with is complex legal procedures and paperwork. At Barkan Meizlish, LLP we can help. We can answer any questions regarding loss of income, bills, or legal proceedings so you understand exactly what to expect going forward.

Our Columbus personal injury lawyers can take over your case, so you don’t have to worry about dealing with insurance companies, filing the right paperwork and the right time, or defending yourself in court. Contact us today for a free consultation to learn more about our Columbus personal injury lawyers.

Practice Areas

Minimum Wage and Overtime Lawyers for Columbus Workers


Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP has provided exceptional representation as employment, minimum wage and overtime lawyers for Columbus workers since 1957. We fight for the rights of Columbus workers and families, focusing on wage and hour overtime litigation, Ohio Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, and personal injury and medical malpractice suits.

The firm skillfully represents our clients’ interests in federal and state court, before federal and state administrative agencies, as well as in state legislatures and the United States Congress.

We believe in the rights of working people, on and off the job. Our Columbus employment lawyers fiercely defend our clients’ interests, from negotiation to litigation and beyond. We cover a number of workers rights cases, proudly standing up for your rights in wrongful termination cases, as discrimination attorneys in Columbus, and unpaid wages lawyers focusing on overtime and other forms of wage theft.

Columbus Workers’ Compensation Lawyers for You


Workplace injuries can result in devastating consequences for working families, but in 2018, approximately one in eight Ohio workers who suffered injuries on the job were denied or dismissed claims for workers’ compensation.

The mission of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is to help protect injured Ohio workers from suffering financially as well as physically. Our Columbus workers’ compensation attorneys are here to make sure they fulfill that mission. If your workers’ compensation claim has been denied or dismissed, contact us so that a skilled Columbus workers’ compensation lawyer can help you.

Barkan Meizlish, LLP’s Columbus workers’ comp attorneys have helped tens of thousands of injured employees recover owed compensation, to help them get back on track. We want to do the same for you.

How Else Can Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP Serve You?


If you or a loved one have been negatively affected by the carelessness or neglect of a large organization in the reckless pursuit of profit, we can help. You don’t have to simply let a large organization or corporation win if they’re negligently harming you and others. Our mass tort lawyers can help you fight back.

If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident, we’re here for you. Truck accidents can be more complicated than simple auto accidents, and we have the experience to navigate the details and get you the compensation you need to recover.

Our leading serious injury attorneys in Columbus also serve victims of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, better known as CTE. We know exactly what to look for to tie your case to negligence on behalf of another party. If we find the significant evidence required in your case, we can seek the compensatory damages you deserve.

We have advised and represented Social Security Disability Income (“SSDI”) and Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) applicants from across the United States since 1960. In fact, our Social Security Disability attorneys in Columbus were among the first to focus on helping the most-vulnerable members of society take on the Social Security disability program.

We are proud to serve Columbus and Central Ohio from three locations, so we can provide the best personal injury services possible. If you’re not sure if your case falls under our expertise, simply have a look at our different practice areas, or contact us for a free consultation and see how we can help you get justice.





Recent News

New Managing Partner Announcement – Jason Cox

We are thrilled to announce a significant transition at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP (BMDC). Effective October 18, 2023, Jason Cox will step into the role of Managing Partner, succeeding Bob DeRose. We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to Bob DeRose for his exceptional leadership over the previous 5 years, particularly throughout the challenges […]

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On January 7th, 2022, attorneys with Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP and Brian G. Miller Co., L.P.A. filed a complaint against Dee Jay’s BBQ Ribs & Grille in West Virginia. The complaint alleges potential wage theft and improper tip-pooling at Dee Jay’s BBQ Ribs & Grille . Read more here. This page contains pertinent information […]

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309 Putnam St
Marietta, OH 45750

(740) 373-3875


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Main Office

4200 Regent Street Suite 210
Columbus, OH 43219

(614) 221-4221

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Cleveland, OH 44106

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