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Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna Brown Bettman is Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Practice Emerita at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she taught torts, legal ethics, and a seminar on the Supreme Court of Ohio. She is also a former Ohio state court of appeals judge. Professor Bettman is a frequent presenter on Supreme Court of Ohio cases at Continuing Legal and Judicial Education seminars and conferences including the Ohio Judicial Conference. She also provides appellate consulting services to attorneys.
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
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
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.
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
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.