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11th District decides Portage County attorney-client privilege dispute

A married couple claimed a Portage County trial court committed prejudicial error by ordering them to disclose will, trust and estate planning documents that are protected by the attorney-client privilege.
The 11th District Court of Appeals recently reversed the lower court’s judgment in part.
Appellants Bridget and Wa ... (full story)

Excessive force case against Akron police reversed

A Summit County trial court erred by dismissing excessive force claims filed by a hard-of-hearing dentist who was arrested by Akron police during a routine traffic stop, the 9th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
Dr. Dale Leonhardt appealed the trial court’s decision granting summary judgment in favor of the city of ... (full story)

Amid doc's murder case, lawsuits reflect battle over blame

Amid doc's murder case, lawsuits reflect battle over blame

COLUMBUS (AP) — In the year since an Ohio hospital system announced an intensive care doctor had ordered excessive painkillers for dozens of patients who then died, the allegations led to murder charges against him, lawsuits, firings and potential disciplinary action for some of his colleagues.
As the criminal case moves ... (full story)