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BBB Accredited Business since

Lane, Alton & Horst LLC

Phone: (614) 228-6885 Fax: (614) 228-0146 2 Miranova Pl Ste 220, Columbus, OH 43215 View Additional Web Addresses

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Lane, Alton & Horst LLC is engaged in the general practice of law. Its litigation practice includes the defense of professional liability claims against physicians and hospitals, lawyers, judges, accountants, architects and engineers. The firm also practices in product liability law, insurance coverage and insurance fraud, employment discrimination, premises liability, personal injury, domestic relations, criminal law, and commercial and business litigation. Lane, Alton & Horst also represents clients in commercial transactions, business associations, banking, environmental law, administrative law, trusts, probate and estate planning.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Lane, Alton & Horst LLC meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Lane, Alton & Horst LLC include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Additional Complaint Information

BBB can report and pursue general customer service and billing disputes for legal services not involving underlying competency issues. This includes an attorney, lawyer or law firm acting as a collection agent or a debt collector. It has long been our BBB policy to refer inquiries and complaints about the competency of legal services providers to the Bar Association or the Court. If you would like a a background report on an attorney, lawyer or law firm, you may contact the Bar Association in the community or state in where he or she is located. For attorneys located in Columbus, OH, you may call the Columbus Bar Association at 614-221-4112 or If the attorney is located in Ohio, you may wish to check with the Ohio State Bar Association at 614-487-2050 or Or the Attorney Registration Desk of the Supreme Court of Ohio at (614) 387-9320 or As for complaints concerning the competency of legal services, you may contact either the Disciplinary Council of the Ohio Supreme Court at (614) 461-0256 or: Clients' Security Fund Supreme Court of Ohio 65 South Front Street, 5th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215-3431 Phone: 614.387.9390 or 800.231.1680 Fax: 614.387.9399 E-mail:

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Lane, Alton & Horst LLC
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 29, 2005 Business started: 01/01/1929 in OH Business started locally: 01/01/1929 Business incorporated 01/01/1929 in OH
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Supreme Court of Ohio
65 S Front St, Columbus OH 43215
Phone Number: (614) 387-9000

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Gregory D Rankin, Managing Partner Mr. Joseph Gerling, Partner Mr. Rick E. Marsh, Partner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Gregory D Rankin, Managing Partner
Business Category

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Method(s) of Payment
All Major Credit Cards
Personal, Business & Cashier Check
Debit Card
Money Order
Online Payments

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.