Intentional Tort Cases: Constitutionality, Statutes (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Intentional Tort Cases: Constitutionality, Statutes

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Johnson v. BP Chemicals, Inc. (4/14/99)

Employment intentional tort statute declared unconstitutional.

Vote: 4-3
Opinion by: Justice Douglas

Kaminski v. Metal & Wire Prods Co. (3/23/10)

Intentional tort statute (R.C. 2745.01) is not unconstitutional. Statutory provisions, rather than common law provisions, govern consideration of intentional tort.

Vote: 4-1, 1 concurs in judgment only, 1 concurs in part
Opinion by: Cupp

Stetter v. R.J. Corman Derailment Servs., L.L.C. (3/23/10)

Intentional tort statute (R.C. 2745.01) is not unconstitutional.

Vote: 5-1, 1 concurs in answers only
Opinion by: Cupp