What is an Act of God Event

A party cannot escape responsibility for injury or damage unless it was proximately caused solely by an Act of God. An “Act of God” is an event caused by natural forces beyond human control, such as an earthquake, violent storm, lightning, or an unprecedented flood that cannot be reasonably anticipated...

Who is the Supplier

Ohio Revised Code 2307.71 (A) (15) defines a Supplier, subject to division, as any of the following: “A person that, in the course of a business conducted for the purpose, sells, distributes, leases, prepares, blends, packages, labels, or otherwise participates in the placing of a product in the stream of...

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 S.B. 120 renumbered, repealed, and revised the existing Revised Code sections dealing with contributory fault, rights of contribution and related Code provisions.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,...