Just like utilities, the actions of a cooperative employee can cause fires. Unlike claims against a public utility, claims against electric cooperatives can be pursued in court without having to fight over whether the PUCO has jurisdiction.
Keis George litigates personal and commercial product liability matters. Therefore, we would like to remind you about the following CPSC recalls.
The Illinois Dead Man’s Act strongly constricts the ability of a Plaintiff to present evidence in cases in which the Defendant is deceased. As with any good rule based in old English common law, it comes with its own lyrical phrase: since a decedent’s lips are sealed by death, a...
Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure determine the rules that should be followed by Ohio state courts in civil actions. The purpose of the Civil Rule is to eliminate delay and ensure prompt administration of justice.
In Ohio, an insured driver, vehicle owner, or insurance company representative involved in a car accident with an uninsured driver may submit Crash Report Form 3303 to the Ohio BMV to request suspension of the uninsured driver’s license.
Automobile insurance policies always list an automobile and a person. They also always contain a section that defines who is an insured under the policy. Policies always have a clause that defines others operating the auto with permission as insureds too. Therefore, in that instance the insurance coverage follows the...
Dealing with Civil Rule 41(A)(1)(a) Voluntary Dismissal and the Ohio Savings Statute 2305.19 can be tricky. You need counsel who understands these statutes to determine how it may affect your file. After all, you may get a second chance at subrogation recovery.
We proved the defendant failed to establish any issue of material fact and violated the law for failing to yield the right-of-way. The Court concluded the defendant’s failure to yield was the proximate cause of the damages to the insured. As a result, our client was awarded $25,000.
There is a Court that has issued a ruling interpreting Ohio Revised Code 2323.44 as it relates to subrogation. The Court of Appeals affirmed there was no ambiguity in the Farmers’ insurance policy. Remember, language in the policy and notice to all parties matters.
The Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. 2671-2680, provides an avenue for a plaintiff to recover against the United States government for property damage, personal injuries, or death caused by the negligence or wrongful act or omission of federal employees.