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.
On April 8, 2021, there was an explosion and fire at a paint plant factory in Columbus, Ohio. The explosion occurred at Yenkin-Majestic Paint Corp., which is a family-owned and operated coatings manufacturer.
The Indiana Economic Loss Doctrine prohibits two parties with a contractual relationship from bringing a tort action against each other for economic losses. Though the doctrine can have a negative impact on your claim, we’ll review potential avenues to recovery.
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.
Preserving the scene is just one part of our Early Involvement Strategy and one of the most important factors in building a good case. Capturing relevant photographs throughout the investigation process along with taking witness statements and properly securing the scene will put you in the best position to preserve...
The insurance company is not required to defend the general contractor against or indemnify the general contractor for claims for damage caused by its subcontractor’s defective work because the work is not an occurrence. Regarding subcontractor liability, the Ohio Supreme Court determined a subcontractor’s faulty work was not covered by...
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.
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.
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.