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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.
Tag Archives: Apology Statute; Statement of Fault
Merit Decision: Apology Statute Meant to Keep Out Admissions of Fault…Assuming There is an Apology. Stewart v. Vivian
On September 12, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Stewart v. Vivian, Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-7526. The court was asked to answer the following certified question:
“[Are] a health care provider’s statements of … Continue reading
What’s On Their Minds: Can a Doctor’s Admission of Fault During An Apology Be Used in Court? Dennis Stewart, Individually and as the Administrator of the Estate of Michelle Stewart, Deceased v. Rodney E. Vivian, M.D., et al.
Update: On September 12, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
“Where is the apology?”
On April 6, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard … Continue reading