December 10, 2020 In Lu Jordan v. Giant Eagle Supermarket, et al., 2020-Ohio-109304, the Eighth District Court of Appeals affirmed the Trial Court’s decision granting Giant Eagle’s motion for judgment on the pleadings thereby dismissing a claim for wrongful imprisonment, breach of contract, deprivation of Constitutional Rights and discrimination.
In M.M. v. M.F., 2020-Ohio-5082, the Eighth District Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in Defendant M.F.’s favor on plaintiffs’ claims for negligent entrustment arising from a motor vehicle accident. The Court ruled that Plaintiffs failed to establish that the defendant entrusted the vehicle to the driver and, further, there was no evidence that the driver of the vehicle was …
Summit County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Patricia Cosgrove, Jury Trial, Case No. CV2018-12-4968. Verdict February 14, 2020. Rear-end collision. Proximate cause & damages at issue. Cervical epidural injection at issue.
Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Peter J. Corrigan, Jury Trial, Case No. CV-19-910535. Verdict February 12, 2020. Intersection action where both parties claimed to have the right-of-way. Defense verdict.
The Ohio Supreme Court entered judgment in the case of Rieger v. Giant Eagle, Inc., 157 O.S.3rd 512, 2019-Ohio-3745. The Court ruled in favor of Defendant Giant Eagle reversing a civil jury trial held in October 2016 which resulted in a verdict against Giant Eagle in the amount of $121,000 in compensatory damages and $1,198,000 in punitive damages. After the …
Summit County Court of Common Pleas. Judge John Haan, Jury Trial, Case No. CV2017-01-0309. Verdict June 21, 2019. Disputed liability. Minor chased by dog ran into the street where she was struck by a school van driven by Defendant. Defense Verdict.
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Magistrate Mark Petrucci, Jury Trial, Case No. 17CV007907. Verdict March 20, 2019. Intersection action where both parties claimed to have the right-of-way. Medicals included comminuted compound fracture of femur, open reduction and external fixation.