Category Archives: Agency

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.

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 French, the Court held that the question of the vicarious liability of a real … 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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