Category Archives: Contracts

What’s On Their Minds: Who Owns Charter School Property Bought with Public Dollars? Hope Academy Broadway Campus, et. al. v. White Hat Management, LLC, et. al.

Update: On September 15, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

“This case is bigger than just your client’s dispute with White Hat,” Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor said … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Former Cedar Fair COO Does Not Get His Job Back. Cedar Fair, L.P. v. Falfas

Update: This case has now been settled. No details are publicly available. On May 7, 2015, the trial court granted  a joint motion to dismiss all claims with prejudice. A satisfaction and release of certificate of judgment was filed on … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Who Owns Charter School Property Bought with Public Dollars? Hope Academy Broadway Campus, et. al. v. White Hat Management, LLC, et. al.

Update: On September 15, 2015 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: Condition Precedent Language in a Contract Means Pay-if-Paid. Transtar Elec., Inc. v. A.E.M. Elec. Servs. Corp.

On July 17, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Transtar Elec., Inc. v. A.E.M. Elec. Servs. Corp.,2014-Ohio-3095. In a 5-2 opinion authored by Justice Kennedy, the Court held that a contract for work … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Enforcing a Shotgun Marriage? Cedar Fair, L.P. v. Jacob Falfas.

Update: On September 18, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On April 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Specific Performance of a Personal Services Employment Contract? Cedar Fair, L.P. v. Jacob Falfas

Update: On September 18, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On April 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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What’s on their Minds: Does the Punitive Damage Cap Apply to a Punitive Damage Award Arising from a Violation of the Landlord-Tenant Statute? Sivit v. Village Green of Beachwood.

Update: On April 2, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On March 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in Carlos Sivit, et al., v. Village … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Does the Punitive Damage Cap Apply to a Punitive Damage Award Arising from a Violation of the Landlord-Tenant Statute? Sivit v. Village Green of Beachwood.

Update: On April 2, 205, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On March 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: 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 will hear oral argument in the case of Auer … Continue reading

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What’s on their Minds: How to Determine Domicile. Peggy Spaeth, et. al. v. State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company

Update: On October 14, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On November 6, 2013, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of … Continue reading

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