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Does My Insurance Company Have to Pay If an Unidentified Vehicle Hits My Car?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. A Brief Review of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Opinion in Smith, et al. v. Erie Insurance Company In Smith, et al. v. Erie Insurance Company , the Ohio … [Read more...]

Subrogation – How Your Ohio Worker’s Compensation Claim Can Take Money Away from Your Personal Injury Claim

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Worker’s Compensation allows employees to recover medical expenses and lost wages for injuries that occur on the job. When employees … [Read more...]

What Kind of Damages Can You Get for a Dog Bite in Ohio?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. According to the case Beckett v. Warren, Ohio residents may simultaneously pursue statutory and common law damages for injuries … [Read more...]

Liability for Asbestos Exposure: The Story of Mary and Clayton

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Linda Long, a Juris Doctor student at the NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. The case Boley, Exr. et al., Appellants v. Goodyear Tire is the story of a husband and wife whose normal day-to-day routine led to a … [Read more...]

What is “Med Pay,” And Should You Have It?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. Medical payment insurance, (commonly referred to as simply “med pay” insurance) is an often overlooked, but nonetheless, useful element of most … [Read more...]

Can Someone Sue Me if They Get Hurt on My Trampoline?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Raphael Jackson, a law student from the Chase School of Law. Trampolines are a common fixture to many a suburban household. Many parents raising children in the digital age can appreciate the old fashioned … [Read more...]

Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation for an Injury in the Parking Lot at Work?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Caitlin DiCrease, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. What is the “Coming and Going Rule?” Workers’ compensation covers injuries that occur to an employee during the course of his or … [Read more...]

When Can an Ohio Police Officer Be Held Liable for Hurting Someone in a Car Accident?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. The Ohio Supreme Court held that when police officers are performing their duty, they can be held civilly liable for damages to a … [Read more...]

Class Actions: How They Are Created, Who Belongs in One, and Why Class Actions Exist

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Linda Long, a Juris Doctor student at the NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. “Well, I want to sue!” Slow down, buddy. Ease up on the reigns a little, and let’s create a game plan, shall we? What is the injury? … [Read more...]

Does My Car’s Manufacturer Have a Duty to Warn Me About Defects After I Buy the Car?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Mark Ashley Hatfield, a Juris Doctor student at the University of Kentucky College of Law. It is hard to deny that our lives would be much more difficult without vehicles. Our commute to work, our trips to the … [Read more...]