Westfield Insurance Group, A/S/O Jane E. Pfeifer Plaintiff-Appellant,
Pure Renovations, LLC, Defendant-Appellee.
from the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas (C.P.C. No.
Luca Levine, LLC, Matthew Connolly, and Kenneth T. Levine,
Kenneth T. Levine.
Gallagher Sharp LLP, Steven D. Strang, and Quinn M. Schmiege,
1} Plaintiff-appellant, Westfield Insurance Group
A/S/O Jane E. Pfeifer, appeals the judgment of the Franklin
County Court of Common Pleas granting summary judgment in
favor of defendant-appellee, Pure Renovations, LLC. Because
there are disputed material issues of fact and because
appellee has not demonstrated that it is entitled to judgment
as a matter of law, we reverse.
AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
2} Appellant's insured, Jane F. Pfeifer, owned a
home located at 274 Beckley Lane in Dublin, Ohio. Pfeifer
entered into a contract with appellee to renovate the kitchen
and to do other miscellaneous work at her home. None of the
work directly involved the attached garage. Appellee began
the renovation work in late October or early November 2016.
3} During most of the project, the crew disposed of
construction debris in a dumpster placed in the driveway.
However, at some point in time, the dumpster was removed and
construction debris was piled in the garage. The debris pile
contained strips of plywood, trim, carpentry trash, and other
construction material. The debris pile was between one ...