Cleveland, OH asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Ohio

Q: I filed a complaint against a Chipotle rest. & they won on summary judgment can I now go back & try sue the supplier?

I got injured after choking on a bone found in my chicken burrito bowl while driving

1 Lawyer Answer
Nicholas P. Weiss
Nicholas P. Weiss
Answered
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You are likely barred from bringing a claim against the supplier because you did not include them in the first lawsuit. Ohio litigants are required to sue all necessary parties to a suit. If they don't, then future cases can be barred. This is to encourage efficient litigation and discourage multiple suits.

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