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08/22/2019 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Affidavits of disqualification.  
Paul Cheatham I.R.A. v. Huntington Natl. Bank (Slip Opinion) 2018-0184Bondholder’s right to sue—R.C. 1308.16—Uniform Commercial Code 8-302—Under R.C. 1308.16, absent a valid assignment of a right to bring a cause of action, the sale of a municipal bond does not automatically vest in the purchaser all causes of action the seller had the right to bring relating to the bond—Class action—Civ.R. 23—Commonality—Class action not viable.Stewart, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3342
State ex rel. Seibert v. Richard Cyr, Inc. (Slip Opinion) 2017-0185Workers’ compensation—Permanent-total-disability (“PTD”) compensation—Some evidence supports Industrial Commission’s determination that claimant engaged in sustained remunerative employment by participating in bartering relationship for reductions of his stall-rental and feed fees while receiving PTD compensation—Commission abused its discretion in choosing March 26, 2009, as date of termination of claimant’s PTD compensation—Some evidence supports commission’s findings that claimant falsely represented that he was not working and that he made false representations knowingly—Court of appeals’ judgment affirmed in part and reversed in part, and limited writ of mandamus issued directing commission to determine appropriate date of termination of claimant’s PTD compensation.French, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3341