Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Waiver of Confidentiality

The Ohio Supreme Court back on Oct. 11th. held that “the only means by which a client can waive confidentiality of privileged direct communications with his or her lawyer are those spelled out in ORC § 2317. 02 (A).” The Court held further that “in order for a litigant to establish ‘good cause’ compelling discovery of an opposing attorney’s work product under Civil Rule 26(B)(3) was showing that the materials sought are relevant to the current issue and not available from other sources.

Court’s Opinion

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