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Weston Hurd is Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

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Weston Hurd is Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Weston Hurd is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” as a 2018 Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm in Cleveland for: Commercial Litigation Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/profile/weston-hurd-llp/overview/25795

NEW OHIO SUPREME COURT DRAM SHOP DECISION

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NEW OHIO SUPREME COURT DRAM SHOP DECISION

The Ohio Supreme Court decided the Dram Shop Act case on Wednesday, September 6: Johnson v. Montgomery, Slip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-7445 Basically, it applied the protections of the Dram Shop Act to liquor permit holders even when they encouraged the club’s exotic dancers to drink, did not keep track of how much they drank, and […]

2017 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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2017 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd ‘s 2017 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a go-to-guide and useful reference tool for insurance claims professionals. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the Primer includes information such as: Claim limitation periods Employer intentional tort Damages Negligence Joint and several tort liability Contribution and indemnity Automobile insurance Declaratory judgment actions […]

Ohio Supreme Court Rejects “As Applied” Constitutional Challenge to Damage Cap Statute

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Ohio Supreme Court Rejects “As Applied” Constitutional Challenge to Damage Cap Statute

Weston Hurd Tort Update – December 2016 Prepared By W. Charles Curley In Simpkins v. Grace Brethren Church of Delaware, 2016–Ohio-8118, decided December 14, 2016, the Ohio Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of Ohio’s damage cap statute insofar as the caps would be enforced against the Plaintiff in the case.   Factual […]

Pointing the Finger: Issues in Apportioning Liability to Non-Parties

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Martha Allee’s article titled “Pointing the Finger: Issues in Apportioning Liability to Non-Parties” appears in the OACTA Quarterly Review (Spring 2016). “Revised Code Section 2307.23 provides the procedural mechanism of apportioning liability for purposes of determining joint and several liability and contributory fault of a plaintiff. Apportionment can serve as a valuable tool for defendants, […]

Insurer Prevails in Church Lawsuit – Ohio Supreme Court Enforces Abuse and Molestation Exclusion in Commercial Policy

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Insurer Prevails in Church Lawsuit – Ohio Supreme Court Enforces Abuse and Molestation Exclusion in Commercial Policy

In World Harvest Church v. Grange Mutual Casualty Company, slip opinion 2016-Ohio-2913, decided on May 12, 2016, the Ohio Supreme Court enforced an abuse exclusion in a commercial insurance policy, finding no coverage for damages awarded against an employer found liable for its employee’s physical abuse of a child in the care, custody or control […]

2016 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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2016 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd ‘s 2016 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims is now available. This annual go-to-guide is a handy and useful reference for insurance claims professionals. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the Primer includes information such as: Claim limitation periods Employer intentional tort Damages Negligence Joint and several tort liability Contribution and indemnity Automobile […]

Weston Hurd Attorneys Selected as 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Weston Hurd Attorneys Selected as 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Weston Hurd LLP  is pleased to announce the following attorneys have been nominated by their peers and selected as 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers Kevin R. Bush – Personal Injury General: Defense Carolyn M. Cappel – Personal Injury General: Defense W. Charles Curley – Civil Litigation: Defense John G. Farnan – Insurance Coverage Gary […]