Tag Archives: Political Subdivision Immunity

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., Slip Opinion No. 2014-Ohio-3636. In a 4-3 opinion written by Justice French, the Court held that a political subdivision … Continue reading

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What Happened on Remand: M.H. v. Cuyahoga Falls. No Recovery for Plaintiff in Diving Board Accident.

Case Background

In May of 2006, M.H., then a minor, broke his knee in a diving board accident at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium and Wellness Center. The Center is owned by the City of Cuyahoga Falls, and is controlled and … Continue reading

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What Happened on Remand: Burlingame v. Estate of Burlingame. Still Arguing over the Firefighter’s Culpability

Case Background

In 2007, Dale and Grace Burlingame were killed when the van Dale was driving was struck by a fire engine on an emergency run, driven by Canton firefighter James Coombs. Traffic lights in the City of Canton use … Continue reading

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Introducing “What Happened on Remand”

Some cases decided by the Supreme Court of Ohio are remanded for further proceedings.  From time to time, the blog will update readers on what happened on remand on cases we blogged about previously.

The first remanded case we are … Continue reading

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What’s on their Minds: Political Subdivision Supervisor Liability for Employment Discrimination. Anita Hauser v. City of Dayton Police Department, et al.

Update: On August 28, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On December 10, 2013, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Anita … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Political Subdivision Supervisor Liability for Employment Discrimination. Anita Hauser v. City of Dayton Police Department, et al.

Update: On August 28, 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 December 10, 2013, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: Court Nixes Immunity as a Matter of Law for City in Employee Claim of Workplace Intentional Tort. Vacha v. N. Ridgeville

On July 17, 2013 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in the case of Vacha v. N. Ridgeville,  2013-Ohio-3020. The case was accepted on both certified conflict and discretionary appeal. The issues in the case … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Sovereign Immunity and Employer Intentional Torts. Vacha v. North Ridgeville.

Update: On July 17, 2013 the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On February 26, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Vacha v. North Ridgeville, … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Sovereign Immunity and Employer Intentional Torts. Vacha v. North Ridgeville.

Update: On July 17, 2013 the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On February 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of Ohio will … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. No immunity for Diving Board Accident at Indoor Municipal Swimming Pool. M.H. v. Cuyahoga Falls.

Update: Read what happened on remand in this case here.

On November 20, 2012 the Court handed down a merit decision in M.H. v. Cuyahoga Falls, 2012-Ohio-5336. (when the case was originally argued, the minor’s name was in the … Continue reading

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