No Appeals For Coverage-Only Rulings: Ohio Court

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Ohio has ruled that when a trial court finds that a party is entitled to coverage under an insurance policy but does not decide whether the party is entitled to damages, that decision is not yet eligible for immediate review by a court of appeals.

That court found in a 6-1 decision on Tuesday that a judgment entry in an insurance case only became a final, appealable order when the issue of damages had been determined, and the state appeals court was...
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