Parental liability is an important public policy consideration in Ohio. The parents of minor children are subject to liability for the acts of their children in a number of circumstances. In this article, we’ll discuss why the parent may be liable for acts involving property damage, theft, and motor vehicles.
The Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure determine the legal processes that are followed by Ohio state courts in civil actions. The rules are meant to eliminate delay and improve efficiency. On July 1, 2020, amendments to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure took effect. For the next few issues, we...
Under Indiana law, the theory of Negligent Entrustment allows for an injured party to recover from the owner of a vehicle who negligently allowed another person to use the vehicle. Negligent entrustment is most common in auto claims, although there are other circumstances where it is applicable.
In the course of trying to collect from uninsured motorists, some insurers and their vendors may use promissory notes. It is important to remember that for these notes to be valid and collectible there are rules the insurer should follow.
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...
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.
In Indiana, areas that were once considered rural are experiencing population growth as urban boundaries expand. This can lead to a clash between rural and urban lifestyles. For example, as traffic increases on rural roads, there is increased potential for motor vehicle accidents involving livestock.
Keis George LLP is pleased to announce we have continued our Midwest expansion, adding an office in Indianapolis, Indiana. The new office will serve the subrogation and commercial litigation needs of the firm’s Indiana client base throughout the entire state from one centralized location. Previously, Indiana claims were pursued from...
Keis George LLP is pleased to welcome the addition of Ross A. Vandegriff as attorney in the Indianapolis, Indiana office. Vandegriff joins the firm’s recently expanded Indiana office, which will pursue subrogation and commercial litigation claims throughout the entire state from one centralized location in Indianapolis, Indiana.