Court of Appeals of Ohio, Fifth District, Richland
ALICIA JOHNSON, ET AL. Plaintiff-Appellees
BRIDGETTE ST. CLAIRE Defendant-Appellant
from the Richland Common Pleas Court, Case No. 2015 CV 1083
Plaintiff-Appellees NO BRIEF FILED
Defendant-Appellant NICHOLAS D. ATTERHOLT Weldon, Huston
& Keyser, L.L.P.
JUDGES: Hon. William B. Hoffman, P.J. Hon. Craig R. Baldwin,
J. Hon. Earle E. Wise, Jr., J.
Appellant Bridgette St. Claire appeals the judgment entered
by the Richland County Common Pleas Court awarding Appellees
Alicia and Robert Johnson damages in the amount of $48,
385.11 on their claim for breach of contract.
OF THE CASE
On August 28, 2015, Appellees filed the instant action
against Appellant, setting fourth six counts in their
complaint: Count One, breach of an oral promise to repay
money; Count Two, unjust enrichment; Count Three, assault;
Count Four, defamation; Count Five, forgery; and Count Six,
intentional infliction of emotional distress.
The case proceeded to bench trial in the Richland County
Common Pleas Court on July 20, 2017. Following bench trial,
the trial court issued a judgment in favor of Appellees on
their claim for breach of an oral promise to repay money
loaned to Appellant, and awarded damages in the amount of
$48, 385.11. The court did not rule on the remaining counts
set forth in the complaint.
It is from the August 17, 2017 Judgment Entry, Appellant
prosecutes this appeal, assigning as error:
"I. THE TRIAL COURT COMMITTED REVERSIBLE ERROR IN
DETERMINING THAT THE STATUTE OF FRAUDS DID NOT BAR ANY
ALLEGED ORAL AGREEMENT.
"II. THE TRIAL COURT COMMITTED REVERSIBLE ERROR IN
DETERMINING THAT A VALID ORAL AGREEMENT EXISTED BETWEEN
PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE AND DEFENDANT-APPELLANT IN REGARDS TO ANY
MONIES ALLEGEDLY LOANED.
"III. THE TRIAL COURT COMMITTED REVERSIBLE ERROR IN
DETERMINING THAT A VALID ORAL AGREEMENT EXISTED IN REGARDS TO
THE GIFT FROM PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE TO DEFENDANT-APPELLANT OF A
KUBOTA TRACTOR AND A FOUR WHEELER.
"IV. THE TRIAL COURTS CALCULATION DETERMINATION OF
DAMAGES FOR PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE AGAINST DEFENDANT-APPELLANT
WAS AGAINST THE MANIFEST ...