Vazquezv.Cuyahoga Cty. Ct. of Common Pleas

Supreme Court of OhioApr 7, 2009
904 N.E.2d 536 (Ohio 2009)
904 N.E.2d 536121 Ohio St. 3d 3582009 Ohio 1498

No. 2007-2383.

Submitted March 25, 2009.

Decided April 7, 2009.

APPEAL from the Court of Appeals for Cuyahoga County, No. 90755, 2007-Ohio-6629.

Shapiro, Marnecheck Reimer, Philip A. Marnecheck, and Matthew A. Palnik, for appellant.

William D. Mason, Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney, and Frederick W. Whatley, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, for appellees.

Richard Cordray, Attorney General, Benjamin C. Mizer, Solicitor General, and Elise Porter, Assistant Solicitor, urging reversal for amicus curiae, state of Ohio.


{¶ 1} The judgment of the court of appeals is reversed on the authority of Thorton v. Montville Plastics Rubber, Inc., 121 Ohio St.3d 124, 2009-Ohio-360, 902 N.E.2d 482, and a writ of prohibition preventing appellees from proceeding on appellant's dismissed complaint is granted.

MOYER, C.J., and PFEIFER, O'CONNOR, LANZINGER, and CUPP, JJ., concur.

LUNDBERG STRATTON and O'DONNELL, JJ., dissent for the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion in Thorton v. Montville Plastics Rubber, Inc., 121 Ohio St.3d 124, 2009-Ohio-360, 902 N.E.2d 482.