Ohio

09/12/2017

Ohio ranked #26 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, improving one spot from 2015. The state rose 10 places in the key element category of judges' competence.

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  1. In the News Today - July 29, 2019

    July 29, 2019 | News

    Ohio Attorney General Urges Judge to Reject "Negotiation Class"... Read More

  2. Negotiation Class Idea "Should Be Rejected," Former AG Says

    July 16, 2019 | News

    In a joint op-ed, Connecticut's former attorney general and former chief deputy attorney general said the novel negotiation class idea proposed by plaintiffs' lawyers in the massive opioid-related multidistrict litigation in Ohio "should be rejected outright or fundamentally revised."... Read More

  3. North Dakota Joins Ohio in Rejecting Controversial ALI Restatement

    April 05, 2019 | News

    Late last month, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed a law stating that judges in the state "may not apply, give weight to, or afford recognition to, the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance as an authoritative reference" with respect to North Dakota laws and rules. ... Read More

  4. Texas Lawmakers Move Against American Law Institute's Controversial Restatement

    March 19, 2019 | News

    Texas lawmakers have filed legislation to discourage the state's judges from using the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance, the Pennsylvania Record reports.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - March 13, 2019

    March 13, 2019 | News

    Future of Opioid Litigation May Be Bankruptcy... Read More

  6. In the News Today - March 13, 2019

    March 13, 2019 | News

    Future of Opioid Litigation May Be Bankruptcy... Read More

  7. Mitigating Municipality Litigation: Scope and Solutions

    March 06, 2019 | Research

    Municipalities are testing the boundaries of their litigation authority, claiming damages for wide-ranging matters of public policy including opioid abuse, climate change, and data privacy breaches. This paper is the first to document how and why municipalities and contingency fee lawyers are undermining legislators and state AGs with these lawsuits, the problems this trend is causing, and what states can do about it. ... Read More

  8. Mission Drift at the American Law Institute

    August 28, 2018 | Blogs

    The American Law Institute (ALI) is drifting further away from its original mission of crafting clear Restatements of the Law for use by judges and legislators. ... Read More

  9. "Why Ohio Nixed The New Liability Insurance Law Restatement"

    August 13, 2018 | News

    The Co-Chair of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC's Insurance Practice said in a Law360 op-ed that Ohio legislators took "decisive action" to reject the American Law Institute's (ALI) Restatement of Law, Liability Insurance because the "red flags" about "ALI's over-reaching" were "ignored again."... Read More

  10. The Great Myths of State False Claims Acts

    February 28, 2018 | Research

    The 2018 update to "Great Myths of State False Claims Acts" shows that the whistleblowers' bar is continuing to capitalize on state qui tam False Claims Acts (FCAs), harvesting windfall awards from states and the federal government. The paper also points out that the dubious benefits of implementing a state FCA turn into a clear financial net negative when states allow their FCAs to fall out of compliance with federal standards.... Read More