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Constitutional Standing and Statutory Injury:  The Sixth Circuit Weighs in on the "Concrete Injury" Requirement under Spokeo

The "well-worn yet enduring standards" of Article III standing – constitutionally required to bring a case in federal court -- are (1) the plaintiff.. Read More

Be Alert to These Changes Coming to Ohio Law: A New Statute of Repose for Legal Malpractice Claims and Shorter Limitations Periods for Certain Contract Claims

On March 16, 2021, Governor DeWine signed into Ohio law Senate Bill 13, the full title of which is "To amend sections 2305.03, 2305.06, 2305.07, and.. Read More

Ohio's Savings Statute (Again) Does not Save All.  Ohio's Medical Claims Statute of Repose is True Statute of Repose and the Savings Statute Does not Apply or Alter It

As I explained in my blog "Be Careful About the Ohio Saving Statute -- It Does Not Save All", in 2019, in Portee v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 155.. Read More

Case Dismissed:  Plaintiffs Voluntarily Dismiss Lawsuit Against Reese Witherspoon and Draper James

As I reported in my blog "Oh [Bend and] Snap! Reese Witherspoon and her Company Draper James Are Sued for an Alleged Illegal Lottery/Sweepstakes and.. Read More

The Ohio Supreme Court Website: A Treasure Trove of Resources

I was researching information about the history of the Ohio Supreme Court, and the first place I decided to look was at the Ohio Supreme Court's.. Read More

The Precedential Value of Ohio Court Opinions Under the Ohio Supreme Court's Reporting Rules

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently decided to put an end to one of its old and unusual rules regarding the precedential value of certain of its.. Read More

Oh Bend and Snap! Reese Witherspoon and Company Draper James Are Sued

As those of you who have seen the movie “Legally Blonde” may remember, when Reese Witherspoon’s character Elle Woods takes over as lead defense.. Read More

Ohio's Home Construction Service Supplies Act: An Overview

For those of you familiar with the Ohio Consumer Sales Practice Act ("OCSPA"), R.C. 1345.02, et. al. you will recall that the OCSPA applies only to.. Read More

Ohio's Consumer Sales Practices Act: 2 for $1? Proof of 2 -- Falsity and Materiality – or 1 Strict Liability

I admit that I am someone who still shops for her own groceries at the grocery store, and I am always looking for a good deal or for the specials of.. Read More

UPDATE: Rachael Ray Nutrish Dog Food/Glyphosate Class Action Lawsuit: Complaint Dismissed, Amended Complaint Filed, and Another Motion to Dismiss Pending

In my previous blog "Will the Court Dismiss the False and Deceptive Advertising Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Rachel Ray's Pet Food Company?", I.. Read More
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