Types of Evidence

In civil court cases, evidence is presented to support or refute claims made by the parties involved. Several types of evidence can be introduced in civil court proceedings, including: Testimonial Evidence: This is evidence provided by witnesses who testify under oath about what they know or observed related to the...

Recreational User Statute

Ohio’s Recreational User Statute, codified in Ohio Revised Code section 1533.181, provides immunity to landowners who permit others to hunt, fish, snowmobile, or conduct other recreational activities on their property.

What Is a Political Subdivision

A political subdivision is a local government entity created by the state to achieve its obligations. Still, the general rule for the definition is broad and includes every political body responsible for governmental activities in a geographic area smaller than that of the state. Examples include cities, counties, villages, towns,...

Ohio Negligent Entrustment

Under Ohio’s negligent entrustment statute, codified at Revised Code Section 4511.203, the owner of a motor vehicle may face both criminal penalties and civil liability when he or she entrusts a vehicle to another when the owner knows or reasonably should know...