March 15, 2016
Whetstone v. Binner, Admr., Ohio Supreme Court Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-1006
In a case of first impression, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that where liability has been determined while a tortfeasor was alive, punitive damages are available to plaintiff after the tortfeasor’s death, and where otherwise appropriate, an award may be imposed against the tortfeasor’s estate.
The Court’s decision affirmed the judgment of the Fifth District Court of Appeals, No. 13 CA 47, 2014-Ohio-3018.
Grant A. Wolfe, Of Counsel to Rinehart, Rishel & Cuckler, Ltd. represented the prevailing party, Christine Whetstone.
The Ohio Supreme Court’s opinion may be viewed online at:
January 27, 2016
I-670 soon to be named for former Columbus mayor
The Columbus Dispatch - January 27, 2016 11:36 AM
A portion of the interstate that Dana “Buck” Rinehart worked so hard to get built will soon be forever named in his honor.
The former two-term Columbus mayor basically camped in the office of President Ronald Reagan’s chief of staff until he finally got the money to build a freeway connecting Downtown with the airport.
January 14, 2016
Steve Cuckler was appointed General Counsel of the Association of Ohio Commodores (AOC). AOC's mission is to assist the State of Ohio in its advancement in all areas contributing to the economic growth and development of the State, and the greater prosperity of its citizens.
August 15, 2015
Steve Cuckler graduated from US Army Command and General Staff Officer Course. (CGSOC). CGSOC educates and trains field grade officers to be adaptive leaders, capable of critical thinking, and prepared to dominate in Unified Land Operations and collaborate in joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational environments in the US and abroad. Steve is a Major is the US Army Reserve and currently serves as a Team Leader with the 9th LOD in Whitehall, Ohio.
July 1, 2015
Rob Rishel appointed to Westerville Planning Commission. Rob served for 9 years on the City of Westerville’s Board of Zoning Appeals.
February 18, 2015
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May 24, 2013
Partner Steve Cuckler, together with other community members and the city of Delaware, began a special project to refurbish & relocate a WWI relic cannon and make it a feature piece of a new Delaware Veterans Memorial Plaza, to be located in the city of Delaware.