Ohio Law & Litigation Blog

Observations & Commentary on Interesting Areas of the Law

Woman Sues Vibrator Company

The internet is abuzz today with headlines like “Too Sensitive? Sex toy maker sued over collection of intimate data” and “Smart Sex Toy Maker Sued for Sneakily Collecting ‘Intimate’ ...

Ohio’s First District Court of Appeals Uses Innovative Technique in Lattimore v. K & A Market, Inc., 2016-Ohio-5295

Ohio's First District Court of Appeals, which covers Cincinnati/Hamilton County, recently decided the case of Lattimore v. K & A Market, Inc., 2016-Ohio-5295. It was an appeal in a ...

How Juries Are Selected, Courtesy Of The Onion

The Onion featured an article today, entitled How Juries Are Selected, that was too good not to repost to the blog. My favorite "step" has to be "Bailiff issues reminder that court does not ...

Answers to Common Questions About Jury Duty in Ohio

I recently prepared an Employee Handbook for a restaurant, which led me to research whether Ohio employers are required to pay their employees for time they spend serving on a jury. I came ...

Read This Case Before You Steal Your Boss’s Clients: Cautionary Tales from Definitive Sols. Co. v. Sliper

Ohio's First District Court of Appeals, which covers Cincinnati/Hamilton County, recently decided the case of Definitive Sols. Co. v. Sliper, 1st Dist. Hamilton No. C-150281, 2016-Ohio-533, ...

Bob Vila Not Good Enough to Prove Contractor Messed Up? The Importance of Expert Testimony

Ohio's Eleventh District Court of Appeals, which covers Trumbull County, recently decided Karnofel v. Nye, a rather simple case that shows the importance of "expert testimony." The Plaintiff, ...

New Update in the 50 Cent Saga: “Bankrupt” 50 Cent Donates $100,000 to Charity???

50 Cent has supposedly had some money woes, to put it mildly. He declared bankruptcy, but creditors are fighting the bankruptcy hard, claiming 50 has fat stacks of cash stashed away, using ...

Bigelow v. American Family Insurance: Bad News for Consumers and Consumer Law Attorneys in Ohio

Ohio's Fifth District Court of Appeals recently decided the case of Bigelow v. Am. Family Ins., 2016-Ohio-3311, which unfortunately dealt a swift blow to consumers and consumer law attorneys in ...

The “Cold Coffee” Case: Frivolous Lawsuit Against Starbucks?

The "hot coffee" case against McDonald's still comes to mind when the topic of "frivolous lawsuits" is brought up, even though, in case you missed it, there was more to the story and it was not ...

Pay Child Support in Pizza? Only in Italy.

"Paga gli alimenti all'ex moglie con pizze e focacce, il giudice lo assolve." When I first started doing family law, a more experienced colleague told me that one of the fun things about it is ...

“Bankrupt” 50-Cent on How He Can Pose With Fat Stacks on Instagram: The Money in the Pictures is Not Real

There is now an update in the saga of Curtis Jackson (50 Cent)'s bankruptcy case. As was explained in this previous blog post, he has many legal woes and is trying to file for bankruptcy. ...

The Verdict is in: Erin Andrews awarded $55,000,000!

This just in: after deliberating for about seven hours, the jury in the Erin Andrews case returned a verdict of $55,000,000.00. It is likely that an appeal will follow, and the parties may ...

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