The Ohio Supreme Court has found that the statute of limitations for parental loss of consortium and medical expense claims does not run during the child's period of minority. Fehrenbach v. O'Malley 862 N.E. 2d 489 (Ohio 2007). In other words, the court found that the parents as well as the injured child may be able to assert claims for injuries in Ohio even several years after the wrongdoing occurred - so long as the claims are brought during the child's minority. This result is contrary to current law in Hawaii - See, Kahale v. City and County of Honolulu, 104 Hawai'i 341, 349, 90 P.3d 233, 241 (Hawai'i 2004).
Moving a flagpole near live electrical wires can be very dangerous. A Grayson County, Texas jury has awarded more than $15.6 million to the families of 3 victims of an accident that occurred while they were moving a flagpole in May 2017. The electrocution killed 1 and injured 2. The property manager of the apartment complex where the flagpole was located was found to be negligent for placing the flag pole too close to overhead power lines. See, An award of $15.6 million for 3 victims of electrocution.
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