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A Comparison Of Statutes Of Limitations In Nevada And Ohio

The courts in Ohio have upheld the use of choice of law clauses by parties to a contract. See Schulke Radio Productions Ltd. v. Midwestern Broadcasting Co., 6 Ohio St.3d 436, 453 N.E.2d 683 (1983), and its progeny. While the parties may specify that a particular state’s law applies, they may not realize that this refers only to the substantive law of that state, and not to the procedural rules, including statutes of limitation. See Cole v. Mileti, 133 P.3d 433 (6th Cir. 1998)(case brought in Ohio governed by Ohio’s 15-year statute of limitations for contract actions, although the law chosen by Read more ›