Faruki Blog

Restaurants Seek Coverage under Civil Authority Insurance Policies for COVID-19 Related Losses; Ohio Explores Potential Legislative Solution (Authored by Faruki Law Clerk Clayton J. Prickett)

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on numerous industries, but one industry has suffered quite significantly.  With shelter-in-place orders in.. Read More

COVID-19: How to Determine whether the Pandemic is a Force Majeure Event that Excuses Contractual Performance

The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented disruption in American life that is now expected to continue through at least April.  While most.. 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

Rick Pitino's Lawsuit Against Louisville Could Set New Precedent on Contract Law

On November 30, 2017, Rick Pitino filed a lawsuit against the University of Louisville Athletic Association (the "ULAA").  Pitino filed the lawsuit.. Read More

Supreme Court: Like School on Saturday, an Ambiguous Arbitration Agreement Has No Class (Arbitration)

In Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, No. 17-988 (Apr. 24, 2019), the Supreme Court held that because of the "fundamental" differences between individual.. Read More

DOJ TO ACADEMY: DON'T CANCEL NETFLIX

The Netflix-produced film Roma won a number of categories at the Academy Awards (commonly known as the Oscars) this year, although it fell short of.. Read More

Be Careful About the Ohio Saving Statute -- It Does Not Save All

The Ohio Supreme Court recently decided a murky issue regarding the Ohio saving statute, R.C. 2305.19 in Portee v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 155.. Read More