Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status
From our private database of 19,800+ case briefs...

State ex rel. R.T.G., Inc. v. State

Ohio Supreme Court
98 Ohio St. 3d 1 (2002)


Facts

R.T.G., Inc. (RTG) (plaintiff) was a coal-mining company. RTG acquired 500 acres of property for the sole purpose of mining coal. Two hundred acres of this property consisted of land that RTG owned in fee simple, and the remaining 300 acres consisted of land in which RTG owned coal rights only. The state of Ohio (the state) (defendant) determined that RTG’s mining could adversely affect the water supply of a nearby town. Consequently, the state designated 400 acres of RTG’s property as unsuitable for mining (UFM). The majority of RTG’s coal reserves were located within the UFM-designated area. RTG brought suit against the state, seeking compensation for the coal that the state’s UFM designation prevented RTG from mining. The appellate court found that there was a taking of coal from UFM-designated land in which RTG owned only coal rights. But the court found that there was not a taking of coal from UFM-designated land that RTG owned in fee simple. The state and RTG appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Lundberg Stratton, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 506,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.

  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.

Here's why 506,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 19,800 briefs, keyed to 985 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Questions & Answers


Have a question about this case?

Sign up for a free 7-day trial and ask it

Sign up for a FREE 7-day trial