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May 24, 2024

State ex rel. E. Ohio Gas Co. v. Corrigan

In State ex rel. E. Ohio Gas Co. v. Corrigan, the Court ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit against a gas company for shutting off a paying customer’s service must start with the state utility regulator before moving to common pleas court.

May 23, 2024

In State ex rel. Hemmons v. Brewer, the Court ordered respondent East Cleveland Clerk of Council Eric Brewer to file a response, if any, by 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 28 to the request to expedite the case filed by relator East Cleveland Law Director Willa Hemmons. The Court also directed Brewer to answer the complaint or move to dismiss the case by May 28.

Disciplinary Counsel v. Gernert

Tera, L.L.C. v. Rice Drilling D, L.L.C.

In Disciplinary Counsel v. Gernert, the Court issued the Bucyrus city law director a two-year, fully stayed suspension for ethical violations arising from two separate drunken driving arrests and subsequent probation violations.

May 22, 2024

State ex rel. Yeager v. Lake Cty. Court of Common Pleas

The Court referred State ex rel. Universal Metal Prods., Inc. v. Indus. Comm. to mediation.

In State ex rel. Dudley v. Yost, the Court denied the request of respondent Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost to dismiss the case and the Court set a schedule for the presentation of evidence and filing of briefs.

The Court dismissed 11 cases and found Ronald Bibb to be a vexatious litigator. The Court prohibited Bibb from continuing or instituting legal proceedings in this Court without first obtaining leave (2024-0346, 2024-0357, 2024-0358, 2024-0359, 2024-0361, 2024-0386, 2024-0387, 2024-0388, 2024-0392, 2024-0399, 2024-0441).

In State ex rel. Yost v. Holbrook, the Court denied the request of the relator State of Ohio for an emergency motion for a writ of prohibition or mandamus.

May 21, 2024

State ex rel. Mobley v. LaRose

In State ex rel. Mobley v. LaRose, the Court denied a request for a writ of mandamus.

The Court declined to accept Bruce v. Belucon for review.

May 20, 2024

In State ex rel. Mobley v. Chambers-Smith, the Court denied the request from respondent Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction to dismiss the case and the Court granted an alternative writ.

May 16, 2024

In State ex rel. Mitchell v. Fredrick, the Court affirmed the decision of the Third District Court of Appeals.

May 15, 2024

In Ayers v. Ayers, the Court ruled that a domestic relations court must expressly find that a parent is voluntarily unemployed before calculating a child support order based on estimated potential future income.

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