Aldrich Chemical Wins Reversal In Damages Case

Law360, New York (June 10, 2010, 7:52 PM EDT) -- The Ohio Supreme Court has held that a plaintiff must establish that a claimed nuisance caused physical discomfort in order to recover annoyance and discomfort damages, reversing an appeals court ruling against Aldrich Chemical Co. Inc. in a case over a 2003 explosion at an Aldrich-owned factory.

The Ohio Supreme Court handed down its opinion Wednesday, agreeing with the trial court's decision to instruct the jury that there had to be substantial, tangible harm resulting in actual, material physical discomfort for a plaintiff to win damages...
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