Recovery of Damages in Ohio Tort Cases

Recovery of damages (money) is what most people seek when they initiate a civil law suit based in tort. In the American court system, the most typical award of damages is called compensatory, which are granted to restore the plaintiff to the position he or she was in before the injury occurred. Additionally, each party […]

In Wrongful Death Civil Case, the Spouse May Not Be Suitable to File the Lawsuit

INTRODUCTION After a death in Ohio involving wrongful conduct, the probate court of the county where the victim died determines who will represent the estate of the decedent.  When the decedent was married at the time of their death, an issue before the probate court is whether the court may look beyond the fact that […]

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In this column, Cincinnati and Dayton based sexual harassment litigation attorney Craig T. Matthews discusses harassment in the workplace and the potential outcomes of related lawsuits. Sexual harassment continues to occur in many workplaces. Unfortunately, a number of employers fail to adequately respond to initial complaints. In many cases, lack of prompt, effective action by […]