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Williams & Petro successfully defends abuse/molestation/corporal punishment exclusion as absolute, Crow v. Dooley (Jun. 11, 2012),

November 5th, 2012

On June 11, 2012, the Third District Court of Appeals held that the “unambiguous language” of a homeowners liability exclusion for “’bodily injury’ or ‘property damage’ arising out of sexual molestation, corporal punishment or physical or mental abuse” “excludes coverage for all bodily injury arising out of acts of Read More

Williams & Petro successfully upholds Village Council’s right to private deliberations following public hearing of job-related disciplinary action, Gross v. Village of Minerva Park (Sept. 12, 2012).

October 5th, 2012

Plaintiff, a Village police officer, appealed job-related disciplinary action to the Minerva Park Village Council under R.C. 373.19(B).  He requested a public hearing pursuant to R.C. 121.22, the Ohio Open Meetings Act (OMA).  In divisions (A), (B), and (C), R.C. 121.22 requires that all prearranged discussion of public business by … Read More

Williams & Petro congratulates John J. Petro on his 50th year of practice!

October 5th, 2012

John J. Petro was recently honored by Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio Bar Association for his 50th year of practice.  Mr. Petro graduated from The Ohio State University with a BA degree in 1959 and from the College of Law, The Ohio State University, in 1962.  He was … Read More

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September 7th, 2012

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