Philip S. Heebsh

Shareholder, Shareholder-in-Charge of Toledo & Detroit Offices
Toledo
One SeaGate
Suite 1700
Toledo, OH 43604
P 419.708.5390
F 419.242.0316
P 419.708.5390 | F 419.242.0316

Overview

Phil focuses his practice on general liability, transportation, insurance coverage and workers' compensation defense. He represents clients in state and federal courts throughout Ohio and Michigan.

Phil is available 24 hours a day to address transportation and other injury matters as a member of the Firm’s Emergency Response Team. As a part of this service, clients are provided with instant access to his team of experts and field investigators. Phil ensures that clients have a clear picture of liability and that all evidence is preserved on day one of an incident.

In addition to his court and emergency response work, Phil conducts risk and liability reviews for corporate clients throughout the United States. These reviews include assisting clients in establishing claim reporting and litigation preparedness protocols. Phil has conducted presentations on a variety of legal issues impacting employers throughout the United States.

Services

Industries

Education

  1. The University of Toledo, B.A.
    • cum laude
  2. The University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Michigan
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  4. Supreme Court of Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio Self Insured Association
  • Northwest Ohio Self Insured Association
  • Ohio Trucking Association

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Ohio Court Reaffirms Employer’s Right to Raise Voluntary Abandonment (Oct 11, 2021)
    Kentucky Federal Court Allows Hospital to Proceed with Vaccination Policy for Employees (Sep 29, 2021)
    President Biden Orders OSHA to Issue Rule Requiring Large Employers to Mandate That Employees Get Vaccinated For COVID-19 Or Undergo Weekly Testing (Sep 10, 2021)
    Stay in or Get Out? Employers Should Evaluate Their Options Under the PBGC’s New Withdrawal Liability Guidance (Jul 23, 2021)
    OSHA Issues COVID-19 Rules for Healthcare Employers Only (Jun 11, 2021)
  2. Presentations
    "Railroad Liability Issues" - USLAW Network (Jun 22, 2021)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefings” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
    "The SMART Act, ORC 4113.23 and Ohio Employment Qualification Act" - Akron Bar Association Annual CLE Seminar (2015)
    "Workers’ Compensation in Ohio in the Court of Common Pleas, Courts of Appeal and Mandamus Actions" - Wal-Mart Workers Comp. National Counsel Meeting (2014)
  3. Firm News
    Heebsh Named Shareholder-in-Charge of Roetzel’s Toledo Office (Jan 1, 2020)
    Roetzel & Andress Welcomes Philip S. Heebsh to Toledo Office (Oct 7, 2015)

Overview

Phil focuses his practice on general liability, transportation, insurance coverage and workers' compensation defense. He represents clients in state and federal courts throughout Ohio and Michigan.

Phil is available 24 hours a day to address transportation and other injury matters as a member of the Firm’s Emergency Response Team. As a part of this service, clients are provided with instant access to his team of experts and field investigators. Phil ensures that clients have a clear picture of liability and that all evidence is preserved on day one of an incident.

In addition to his court and emergency response work, Phil conducts risk and liability reviews for corporate clients throughout the United States. These reviews include assisting clients in establishing claim reporting and litigation preparedness protocols. Phil has conducted presentations on a variety of legal issues impacting employers throughout the United States.

Education

  1. The University of Toledo, B.A.
    • cum laude
  2. The University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Michigan
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  4. Supreme Court of Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Ohio Self Insured Association
  • Northwest Ohio Self Insured Association
  • Ohio Trucking Association

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Ohio Court Reaffirms Employer’s Right to Raise Voluntary Abandonment (Oct 11, 2021)
    Kentucky Federal Court Allows Hospital to Proceed with Vaccination Policy for Employees (Sep 29, 2021)
    President Biden Orders OSHA to Issue Rule Requiring Large Employers to Mandate That Employees Get Vaccinated For COVID-19 Or Undergo Weekly Testing (Sep 10, 2021)
    Stay in or Get Out? Employers Should Evaluate Their Options Under the PBGC’s New Withdrawal Liability Guidance (Jul 23, 2021)
    OSHA Issues COVID-19 Rules for Healthcare Employers Only (Jun 11, 2021)
  2. Presentations
    "Railroad Liability Issues" - USLAW Network (Jun 22, 2021)
    “2017 Roetzel Labor & Employment Law Breakfast Briefings” - Roetzel's Labor & Employment Law Seminar Series (2017)
    "The SMART Act, ORC 4113.23 and Ohio Employment Qualification Act" - Akron Bar Association Annual CLE Seminar (2015)
    "Workers’ Compensation in Ohio in the Court of Common Pleas, Courts of Appeal and Mandamus Actions" - Wal-Mart Workers Comp. National Counsel Meeting (2014)
  3. Firm News
    Heebsh Named Shareholder-in-Charge of Roetzel’s Toledo Office (Jan 1, 2020)
    Roetzel & Andress Welcomes Philip S. Heebsh to Toledo Office (Oct 7, 2015)