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Merit Decision: Court Again Upholds Constitutionality of Cap on Noneconomic Tort Damages. Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church.

“It’s déjà vu all over again.” Yogi Berra.

On December 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church 2016-Ohio-8118.  At issue in the case was an as-applied constitutional challenge … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Is the Statutory Cap on Non-Economic Damages Unconstitutional As Applied to a Minor Sex Abuse Victim? Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church of Delaware, Ohio

Update: On December 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument in this case here.

On December 15, 2015, the … Continue reading

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