Leadership

Liability Act Passes in Ohio

Issue 19 and Volume 84.

Liability Act Passes in Ohio Governor Enunersou, of Ohio, has signed a bill which defines the relation of liability for injuries caused by the negligent operation of Fire Department vehicles. The section of the law that has been approved follows: Section 1. In case any injury to the person or property of another is caused by the negligent operation of a motor vehicle by a member of a municipal Fire Department while such member is engaged in the performance of his duties as fireman, and without the contributory negligence of such injured person or the owner of such property, or the agent or servant of such injured person or owner, the municipality in whose behalf such member of such Fire Department is performing such duties shall be liable for such injury; provided that in no case shall a member of a municipal Fire Department be liable in damages for any…

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