Smith v. Erie Insurance Company 148 Ohio St.3d 192

Smith et al. v. Erie Insurance Company148 Ohio St.3d 192 Facts:Insured was driving late in the evening when another vehicle traveling the opposite direction, crossed the center line. This caused Insured to swerve off of the road, into several trees in order to avoid a collision. There was no physical...

Wyckoff Trucking v. Marsh Brothers Trucking Service 58 Ohio St.3d 261 (1991)

Wyckoff Trucking, Inc. et al. v. Marsh Brothers Trucking Service, Inc. et al.58 Ohio St.3d 261 (1991) Facts:Driver operated a tractor-trailer rig, which was owned by his employer Wyckoff Trucking. Wyckoff leased the rights to use Driver’s services and rig to C.J. Rogers Trucking Co. Rogers had exclusive possession and...

Damon’s Missouri, Inc. v. Davis et al. 63 Ohio St.3d 605 (1992)

Damon’s Missouri, Inc. v. Davis et al., 63 Ohio St.3d 605 (1992) Facts: Plaintiff is a restaurant chain who utilized Davis, an insurance broker and the president of Affiliated Risk, for all insurance matters. Prior to opening a new restaurant, Plaintiff gave Davis the lease for the building that the...

Albain v. Flower Hospital 50 Ohio St.3d 251 (1990)

Albain v. Flower Hospital, 50 Ohio St.3d 251 (1990) Facts: Plaintiff was eight months pregnant, when at approximately 1:30 p.m., she began bleeding vaginally. Paramedics took Plaintiff to Flower Hospital at 2:00 p.m. Plaintiff’s doctor was called (Crayne), but did not have staff privileges at Flower Hospital, so Plaintiff was put...

Sarimento et al. v. Grange Mutual Casualty Company 106 Ohio St.3d 403 (2005)

Sarimento et al. v. Grange Mutual Casualty Company, 106 Ohio St.3d 403 (2005) Facts:Appellants (six individuals, including two minors) were driving in New Mexico when they were struck by a motor vehicle driven by an uninsured motorist. The Appellant’s truck was insured under an insurance contract with Apellee that was...

Hunter v. Progressive and Georgia Car Accident Law

Hunter v. Progressive and Georgia Car Accident Law In January of 2020, the Georgia Court of Appeals in the Second Division held that the insurance company does not have to raise underinsured/uninsured coverage limits unless requested. If you've been in a car accident, contact us today to speak with a...

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