Daily Case Announcement


Daily Case Announcement

Supreme Court Case Announcement for December 7, 2018
 Friday, December 7, 2018 9:03 AM
In Wayt v. DHSC, LLC, the Court ruled that claims of defamation fall under the $250,000 cap for noneconomic damages in R.C. 2315.18(B)(2). The ruling reverses a $1.55 million award Ann Wayt received from a Stark County Common Pleas Court and remands the matter to the trial court for further proceedings.

December Disciplinary Hearings Announced
 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:31 PM
The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct today announced its December scheduled disciplinary hearings involving attorneys and judges charged with professional misconduct.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for December 5, 2018
 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:33 AM
In Anderson v. WBNS-TV, Inc., the Court approved appellant WBNS-TV’s request to file a corrected, amended reply brief.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for December 4, 2018
 Tuesday, December 4, 2018 12:02 PM
The Court found six attorneys in contempt for failure to file affidavits of compliance with their disciplinary sanctions by their October deadlines.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for December 3, 2018
 Monday, December 3, 2018 1:06 PM
In Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Mariotti, the Court suspended Mark Mariotti of Cleveland from the practice of law for an interim period.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for November 30, 2018
 Friday, November 30, 2018 1:57 PM
In HCP EMOH, L.L.C. v. Washington Cty. Bd. of Revision, the Court vacated the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals’ approval of Washington County’s appraisal of an assisted-living facility. The Court remanded the case to the board, ruling the county used improper data to develop its appraisal.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for November 29, 2018
 Thursday, November 29, 2018 3:12 PM
In State v. Apanovitch, the Court ruled Ohio law did not permit a Cuyahoga County trial court to consider a post-conviction petition from a man on death row since 1985, who was convicted of rape, burglary, and murder. The Court reversed decisions by the trial court to vacate Anthony Apanovitch’s rape charges and ordered a new trial for the remaining charges.

Supreme Court Second Case Announcement for November 28, 2018
 Wednesday, November 28, 2018 4:08 PM
In State v. Whitaker, the Court granted appellant Christopher L. Whitaker’s motion for extension of time to transmit the record, setting Dec. 5, 2018 as the deadline to file.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for November 28, 2018
 Wednesday, November 28, 2018 4:59 PM
In Disciplinary Counsel v. Sarver, the Court suspended a former candidate for Hocking County prosecuting attorney who had sex with a court-appointed client, trespassed onto his neighbor’s property to use a hot tub, and lied about his actions to the presiding judge.

Supreme Court Case Announcement for November 27, 2018
 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 5:51 PM
In In re Application of Ohio Power Co., the Court ruled state regulators properly approved a rate plan for Ohio Power Company that allows the company to charge consumers to pay for power generated by the Ohio Valley Electric Corporation.