Weston Hurd's 2018 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

in Insurance, News

Weston Hurd’s annual Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a comprehensive go-to-guide and useful reference tool for insurance claims professionals. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the 2018 Primer includes information on:

  • Claim Limitation Periods

    • Statutes of Limitation; Product Liability Statute of Repose; Construction Statute of Repose; Civil Rights Claims, Employment Law Claims
  • Employer Intentional Tort

  • Damages

    • Caps on Non-Economic (Pain and Suffering) Damages; Caps on Punitive Damages; Damage to Real Property; Damage to Personal Property; Admissibility of “Writedown” of Medical Bills; Evidence of Collateral Benefits Paid to Plaintiff; Prejudgment and Post Judgment Interest; Parental Liability; Settlement of a Claim by a Minor; Statutory Damages
  • Negligence

    • Comparative Negligence
  • Joint and Several Tort Liability

  • Contribution; Indemnity; Effect of a Payment and Release

  • Automobile Insurance

    • Mandatory Liability Limits; Pro-rata v. Excess Coverage; UM/UIM Coverage; Admissibility of Lack of Seatbelt, Protective Eye Device and Protective Helmet Use
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions

    • Joinder; Insurer’s Coverage Defenses Against Supplemental Petitions
  • Insurance Coverage

    • Construction Defect Claims; Allocation; Employer Intentional Tort; Punitive Damages; Retroactive Cancellation of Liability Insurance; Contract Void Ab Initio; Jurisdiction
  • Subrogation and Liens

    • The Make Whole Doctrine; Workers’ Compensation Subrogation; Ohio Medicaid Subrogation; Federal Medicare Subrogation
  • Ohio Fair Claims Practices Act – Unfair Property/Casualty Claims Settlement Practices

Contact Information

John G. Farnan

Weston Hurd LLP

1301 East 9th Street, Suite 1900

Cleveland, OH 44114-1862

216.687.3288

jfarnan@westonhurd.com