Category Archives: Agency

Oral Argument Preview: Proper Joinder for Respondeat Superior Liability in Medical Claim. Anthony Rush and Tammy Rush v. University of Cincinnati Physicians, Inc., and Thomas John Kunkel, M.D., and West Chester Medical Center et al.

Update: On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio dismissed this case as improvidently accepted.  Read more about that here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On May 3, 2017, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: Political Subdivision Supervisor Has Immunity for Employment Discrimination Claim. Hauser v. Dayton Police Dep’t.

On August 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Hauser v. Dayton Police Dept.,2014-Ohio-3636. In a 4-3 opinion written by Justice French, the Court held that a political subdivision supervisory employee is immune … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Responsibility of Realtor for Agent’s Fraud is Question of Fact, not Law. Auer v. Paliath.

Update: This case was settled on January 17, 2017, and dismissed February 6, 2017.

On August 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Auer v. Paliath, 2014-Ohio-3632. In a 5-2 opinion written by Justice … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: Court Nixes Personal Jurisdiction by Imputation to Insured of Conduct of Insurance Company. Fraley v. Estate of Oeding

On February 12, 2014, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in Fraley v. Estate of Oeding, 2014-Ohio-452.  In a 5-2 decision written by Justice French, the Court held that Ohio courts cannot exercise … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Respondeat Superior Liability of a Real Estate Broker for the Intentional Misdeeds of an Associated Salesperson. Auer v. Paliath

Update: On August 28, 2014, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On February 4, 2013 the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Auer v. … Continue reading

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