Archive for September, 2017

It’s Never Too Early to do the Right Thing: Fifth District Affirms Trial Court’s Discretion in Dismissing Case with Prejudice for Lack of Prosecution

Posted on September 28th, 2017 by Kevin W. KitaKevin Kita

Sutter O’Connell notched yet another appellate victory this week in the Fifth District case captioned S.C. a minor, et al. v. Licking County Health Department, et al. The Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed the Licking County trial court’s decision to dismiss a negligence claim with prejudice for lack of prosecution just seven months after the…

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OACTA’s 2017 Excellence in Advocacy Award to Honor Larry Sutter

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by Matthew C. O’ConnellMatthew O'Connell

The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys announced today that it will present its 2017 Excellence in Advocacy Award to Lawrence A. Sutter III, posthumously.   Calling Larry “one of the most revered and accomplished defense lawyers in Ohio”, the award will recognize Larry’s lifetime of professional accomplishments.  The Excellence in Advocacy Award is presented annually…

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