Richard Schulte

Richard Schulte is an extensively experienced attorney and bases every case on the strong principles of client service, ethical practice, and is devoted to exceeding our clients’ expectations. Richard is dedicated to the belief that America’s legal system should work for the people, to always stands up for the rights of people who have been injured or wronged, and fight tirelessly to ensure that even the world’s most powerful corporations take responsibility for their actions.

Admitted to Practice Law: Ohio 1996, Iowa 2002, United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio 1996, United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois 2009, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals 2004, United States Supreme Court 2005, United States Court of Federal Claims 2012.

Education: Quincy College (B.A., 1991 cum laude)(Graduate of Honors Program); Valparaiso University (J.D., 1995); Lloyd’s of London Fellow (1995).

Practice Areas: Trial Practice, Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death, Product Liability, Mass Torts, Class Actions.

Recent Posts By Richard Schulte

Pilot Trucking settles lawsuit

A Nashville trucking firm has settled its lawsuit over rebate fraud by the Pilot Flying J truck stop company owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jim Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports ( ) that Western Express has withdrawn its lawsuit filed in Orleans Parish Civil District Court in Louisiana that alleged the company had lost more than $75 million over rebates withheld by Pilot, including $68 million in expenses related to additional debt obligations it was forced to take on.


Ohio: AG Files Lawsuit Against Car Dealers

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine sued several car dealers this past week: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced five lawsuits his office filed against Northeast Ohio car dealerships for failing to deliver motor vehicle titles as required by law. The Attorney General is seeking more than $32,000 in total reimbursements from the dealerships for payments made to resolve consumers’ complaints. “When consumers have trouble receiving a title from a dealership, our goal is to resolve the matter,” Attorney General DeWine said. “Typically, we’re able to work with the dealership to reach a resolution, but sometimes to help consumers we will …


About Us Attorney Bios Testimonials & Verdicts Referrals Firm News Contact Us Home Harmful Drug Side Effects Defective Medical Devices Unsafe Consumer Products Ohio Personal Injury About Us Contact Us More NuvaRing Lawsuit Filed by Wright & Schulte Seeks Compensation for Plaintiff’s Life-Threatening Blood Clot Disorders Allegedly Caused by NuvaRing Use

My firm is currently representing a woman from Cape Coral, Florida in recently filed a NuvaRing lawsuit (Case No. 2:13-cv-00721-SPC-DNF). This case, which was filed on October 11, 2013 in the U.S. District Court of Ohio, contends that the plaintiff developed serious blood clotting disorders as a direct result of using NuvaRing. Additionall, court documents for this case charge that the defendants, Organon USA, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc., marketed NuvaRing as a safe and effective form of contraception despite knowing about the serious side effects linked to it. Wright & Schulte, LLC focuses on defending the rights of …


Fulgenzi Decision

A federal appeals court decision to  generic drugmakers liable for injuries allegedly caused by copycat products means more rights for consumers. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati revived a lawsuit by Eleanor Fulgenzi, a woman who claimed generic drug company PLIVA Inc failed to warn her of the risks of developing a neurological movement disorder after using its gastric reflux drug for an extended period of time. The ruling is significant because plaintiffs like Fulgenzi making “failure-to-warn” claims against generic makers have made little headway in the wake of the 2011 U.S. Supreme Court ruling PLIVA v. …


Motor Vehicle Defects and Safety Recalls: What Every Vehicle Owner Should Know

In 2009, approximately 30,000 lives were lost on our Nation’s highways Although 30,000 reflect a 28% decrease in traffic fatalities since 2006, much can still be done to address this issue on our Nation’s highways Traffic crashes are the primary cause of debilitating injuries in the United States and the number one killer of Americans under the age of 34 In addition to staggering emotional costs, the annual economic loss to society because of these crashes, in terms of worker productivity, medical costs, insurance costs, etc , is estimated at more than $230 billion Clearly, there is a need for …