Intentional Tort Cases: Statute of Limitations (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Intentional Tort: Statute of Limitations

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Funk v. Rent-All Mart, Inc. (2/28/01)

Employment intentional tort claim is governed by two year statute of limitations.

Vote: 6-0, 1 concur in judgment
Opinion by: Justice Lundberg Stratton

Norgard v. Brush Wellman, Inc. (5/8/02)

Statute of limitations in intentional tort begins to run when employee discovers (or should have discovered) both that injury occurred and that injury resulted from wrongful actions of employer.

Vote: 4-3
Opinion by: Justice Sweeney