Ohio Law: Foliage blocking stop signs | Beausay & Nichols Law Firm
Beausay & Nichols Law Firm
Call Toll Free 877-466-9215
Or
Local 614-Law-Firm (614-529-3476)
Email us at [email protected]

Ohio Law: Foliage blocking stop signs

Pelletier v. City of Campbell, 2018 Ohio 2121

The Ohio Supreme Court held that a political subdivisions have no duty to remove foliage blocking stop signs. The case involves Ohio's immunity statute (RC 2744.02(B)(3)), which immunizes political subdivisions (counties, townships, etc.) from lawsuits

Political subdivisions may be held liable for injury caused by the "negligent failure to remove obstructions from public roads." RC 2744.02(B)(3). The Supreme Court held that the word "from" means the obstruction must be physically "on" the stop sign or roadway for the statute to apply.

Majority: Kennedy; O'Donnell; French; Fischer; DeWine

Dissenting: O'Connor; Harsha (sitting for Degenaro)

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email us for response

How Can We Help You?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Columbus Office
7650 Rivers Edge Dr., Suite 150
Columbus, OH 43235

Toll Free: 877-466-9215
Phone: 614-846-2282
Map & Directions