04/13/2021

Case Caption Case No. Topics and Issues Author Citation
04/13/2021 Case Announcements  Merit decisions without opinions—Motion and procedural rulings—Appeals accepted for review—Appeals not accepted for review—Reconsideration of prior decisions—Disciplinary cases.  
State ex rel. State Farm Mut. Ins. Co. v. O'Donnell (Slip Opinion) 2020-0972Mandamus—Prohibition—Civ.R. 13(J)—Civil rule requires transfer of a case to the court of common pleas when a party’s counterclaim, cross-claim, or third-party claim excess a municipal court’s jurisdictional limit—Municipal court did not have authority to transfer a case on ground that plaintiff’s claim exceeded the court’s jurisdictional limits—Common pleas court had no basis on which to assume jurisdiction over transfer of case from municipal court—Writs of mandamus and prohibition granted against common pleas court judge.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-1205
State ex rel. Person v. McCarty (Slip Opinion) 2020-0894Mandamus—Relator had adequate remedy at law by way of direct appeal to challenge unanimity of jury verdict—Relator had adequate remedy at law by way of App.R. 26(B) application for reopening to raise claim of ineffective assistance of appellate counsel—Court of appeals’ judgment dismissing complaint affirmed.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2021-Ohio-1207