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What’s On Their Minds: Satisfying the Clarity Element of a Wrongful Termination Claim. McGowan v. Medpace.

“I don’t understand how this is anything other than a termination for supporting public policy in Ohio.”

Justice O’Neill, to counsel for Medpace

On February 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of McGowan … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Satisfying the Clarity Element of a Wrongful Termination Claim. McGowan v. Medpace.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On February 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of McGowan v. Medpace Inc., 2015-1756. At issue in the case is what is … Continue reading

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Merit Decision. Satisfying the Clarity Element in a Wrongful Discharge in Violation of Public Policy Tort. Dohme v. Eurand Am., Inc.

How specific must a plaintiff be to meet the clarity element of a wrongful discharge in violation of public policy tort?  The answer from a unanimous Supreme Court of Ohio in Dohme v. Eurand Am., Inc, 2011-Ohio-4609,  is very specific … Continue reading

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Is it time to revisit the clarity/jeopardy analysis for wrongful discharge torts?

Let’s have some conversation about the Ohio Supreme Court decision in Sutton v. Tomco Machining, Inc., Slip Opinion No. 2011-Ohio-2723.http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/rod/docs/pdf/0/2011/2011-ohio-2723.pdf).

The Court decided this case June 9.

DeWayne Sutton was fired within an hour of telling the Tomco … Continue reading

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