Ohio Supreme Court

Statewide News
4:04 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Ohio Court Backs 2-Trial System for Lawsuit Claims

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a law allowing either side in personal injury lawsuits to request separate trials for damages meant to compensate victims and those meant to punish a company.

Lawmakers enacted the two-trial system as part of sweeping 2005 changes to how such lawsuits are conducted in Ohio that included controversial limits on the size of awards.

The court ruled 5-2 Wednesday that the law was constitutional and did not violate the separation of powers.

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Politics
4:53 pm
Wed September 22, 2010

Ohio Supreme Court Candidate Debate

Full version of this afternoon's debate featuring Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice candidates Eric Brown and Maureen O'Connor.

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