The Right to Contribution

Because contribution is an excellent way for an insurer to recoup some of the damages that it pays on a particular loss, consideration should be given to separate policies that an insured or other entity may maintain on the same risk, property and/or interest, so that contribution may be pursued...

Negligent Entrustment of a Vehicle

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...

(In) Admissibility of Police Reports

Most automobile accidents that end up in litigation are disputed liability. These accidents sound like this:  the subrogated carrier’s insured is adamant that he had the green light; or, the other driver defendant is adamant the insured merged into his/her lane. Of course, the other driver defendant disputes the insured’s...