Tag Archives: Landlord Tenant Act

Merit Decision: Suit against Landlord Sounds in Tort, Not Contract. Punitive Damages Cap Applies. Sivit v. Village Green of Beachwood, L.P.

Read what happened on remand in this case here and here.

On April 2, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Sivit v. Village Green of Beachwood, L.P., 2015-Ohio-1193. In a unanimous opinion … 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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Merit Decision. Landlord Owes Duty to Tenant’s Guest to Keep Common Area Safe. Mann v. Northgate Investors, L.L.C.

Update: Plaintiff’s counsel reports this case was settled on September 16, 2015.  Settlement terms are confidential.

On February 12, 2014 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Mann v. Northgate Investors, L.L.C.,2014-Ohio-455. In a unanimous … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds? A Landlord’s Duties to a Tenant’s Guests in the Common Areas. Lauren J. Mann v. Northgate Investors LLC, dba Northgate Apartment

Update: The Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case on February 12, 2014.  Read the analysis here.

On April 24, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Lauren J. Mann v. … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: A Landlord’s Duty to a Tenant’s Guest in a Common Area. Lauren J. Mann v. Northgate Investors LLC, d.b.a. Northgate Apartment.

Update: The Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case on February 12, 2014.  Read the analysis here.

On April 24, 2013, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of Lauren … Continue reading

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