Entries by William Scott Leaman

OHIO APPELLATE COURT AFFIRMS | Key Points

Earlier this month Ohio’s Court of Appeals, Eighth District, affirmed the dismissal of a tort action based on it being untimely filed under R.C. 2305.19, Ohio’s Saving Statute. Rector v. Dorsey, 8th Dist. No. 109835, 2021-Ohio-2675. Under § 2305.19, a plaintiff is given additional time to “refile a dismissed claim that would otherwise be time-barred” […]

OHIO APPELLATE COURT AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF TORT COMPLAINT BASED ON UNTIMELINESS OF THIRD FILING UNDER SAVING STATUTE

Earlier this month Ohio’s Court of Appeals, Eighth District, affirmed the dismissal of a tort action filed by Rector against Dorsey due to injuries Rector suffered on February 8, 2016 from a car accident allegedly caused by Dorsey. Rector v. Dorsey, 8th Dist. No. 109835, 2021-Ohio-2675. Within a year of the car accident, Rector sued […]