Ohio Panel: Couple Has Valid Breach Of Contract Claim Against Fracking Companies

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 9:14 AM EDT) -- CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — An Ohio appeals panel on Feb. 17 affirmed a trial court’s decision that a leaseholder couple’s breach of contract claim against hydraulic fracturing companies was not barred by the statute of limitations (Gary A. Cox v. Doris J. Kimble d/b/a Red Hill Development, No. 13-CA 32, Ohio App., 5th Dist., Guernsey Co.; 2015 Ohio App. LEXIS 581).

(Opinion available. Document #94-150310-010Z.)


In 1980, Gary Cox entered into an oil and gas lease with Floyd Kimble, covering 100 acres of real property in...
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