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Lucarell v. Nationwide: A Case All Commercial and Contract Lawyers Should Read

By on January 27, 2018 in Commercial, Contracts

Melinda Burton, writing for Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing, explains how a ruling from the Supreme Court of Ohio reaffirms and clarifies law in Ohio on breach of contract, implied duty of good faith, punitive damages, releases of liability and fraud.

In the article, she writes that Lucarell v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company covers many issues that arise often in actions involving contracts, and it should be kept as handy reference to aid in briefing of issues before trial courts or explaining the current state of the law to clients.

She discusses punitive damages and the implied duty of good faith, releases of liability, and fraud.

Read the article.