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2024 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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Weston Hurd’s 2024 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a comprehensive go-to-guide and useful reference tool. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the Primer contains Ohio statutes, case citations, and covers topics involving:

  • Claim Limitation Periods – Statutes of Limitation; Product Liability Statute of Repose; Construction Statute of Repose; Legal Malpractice Statute of Repose; Employment Discrimination Claims Under O.R.C. 4112; Employment Law Claims
  • Employer Intentional Tort
  • Employment Practices
  • 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
  • Joint and Several Tort Liability
  • Contribution, Indemnity and Effect of a Payment and Release
  • Automobile Insurance – Mandatory Liability Limits; Insurance for Transportation Network Company Gigs; Pro-rata v. Excess Coverage; UM/UIM Coverage; Seatbelt, Protective Eye Device and Protective Helmet Use Requirements and Admissibility; Child Safety Restraint Requirements and Admissibility
  • 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; Claims Against Insurance Agents/Brokers; Limitation of Action Provisions; Attorney Fees in Declaratory Judgment Actions; Waiver and Estoppel; Examination Under Oath; Ohio Supreme Court Insurance Coverage Decisions in 2022-2023
  • 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
  • Worksite Accidents
  • Key Time Requirements in Ohio State Court Under Ohio Civil Rules 
  • Time for Filing Appeals to Courts of Appeals from Trial Courts of Record in Ohio
  • Time for Filing Appeals to Ohio Supreme Court 

    A copy of the 2024 Primer can be found by clicking this link: 2024 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims