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Assured Clear Distance Statute

In order to prove that the assured clear distance statute has been violated, one must prove that the object which was struck was: located ahead in the lane of travel; was reasonably discernible; that the object was static or stationary or moving in the same direction; entered the lane of travel at a point sufficiently… Read More »

New Ohio Med Pay Law

New Law titled, “Rights of Subrogee” attempts to reduce medical pay liens and could interfere with your company and insured’s insurance policy language. While some companies are aligning with the law and changing recovery rights, others believe the opposite. Under the Ohio Budget Bill, Governor John Kasich passed Ohio Revised Code 2323.44 that took effect… Read More »

Ohio’s Joint and Several Liability Laws

Ohio’s joint and several liability laws have undergone some recent changes. Effective April 9, 2003, Am. Sub. S.B. 120 renumbered, repealed, and revised the existing Revised Code sections dealing with contributory fault, rights of contribution and related Code provisions. Any cause of action accruing prior to April 9, 2003, however, is still governed by the pre-existing Code sections, as S.B. 120 only applies to causes of action that accrue on or after the effective date.