Ohio Supreme Court To Decide Homeowner Liability For Damage To Car

The highest court in Ohio is set to decide whether a homeowner with a reinforced mailbox is liable for the damages caused after a pickup truck smashed into that mailbox. Cletus Snay was driving to work on Young Road in Bellvue, Ohio, on December 19, 2016, when he hit a patch of black ice and swerved into the mailbox belonging to Matthew Burr. Unlike an ordinary mailbox that breaks apart on impact, Burr’s was reinforced in such a way that Snay’s Ford F-250 overturned on impact, causing a spinal injury that left Snay paralyzed…