A recent opinion demonstrates that, in Ohio, social guests continued to be classified as invitees.  A host owes an invitee the duty of ordinary care - that is to not cause injury and to warn the guest or invitee of any condition that the host knows, or should know of through ordinary prudence, is reasonably considered dangerous.    


https://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/5/2017/2017-Ohio-113.pdf
 


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