Proposed bill would encourage settlements in business lawsuits

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 09/25/2013

Rep. Jim Butler has said he believes enacting House Bill 225, which would establish a procedure for settling civil actions between businesses and other organizations through offers of settlement, would dramatically improve Ohio’s business lawsuit climate.

“Even though Ohio’s economy has seen improvement, we in the legislature need to continue our efforts to spur further growth and development,” he said. “Improving the business lawsuit climate in our state is a small but critical step in that endeavor.”

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