1705.48 Personal liability.

Except as otherwise provided by this chapter or any other provision of the Revised Code, including, but not limited to, sections 3734.908, 5739.33, 5743.57, 5747.07, and 5753.02 of the Revised Code, all of the following apply:

(A) The debts, obligations, and liabilities of a limited liability company, whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise, are solely the debts, obligations, and liabilities of the limited liability company.

(B) No member, manager, or officer of a limited liability company is personally liable to satisfy any judgment, decree, or order of a court for, or is personally liable to satisfy in any other manner, a debt, obligation, or liability of the company solely by reason of being a member , manager, or officer of the limited liability company.

(C) The failure of a limited liability company or any of its members, managers, or officers to observe any formalities relating to the exercise of the limited liability company's powers or the management of its activities is not a factor to consider in, or a ground for, imposing liability on the members, managers, or officers for the debts, obligations, or other liabilities of the company.

(D) Nothing in this chapter affects any personal liability of any member , any manager, or any officer of a limited liability company for the member's , manager's, or officer's own actions or omissions.

(E) This chapter does not affect any statutory or common law of this or another state that pertains to the relationship between an individual who renders a professional service and a recipient of that service, including, but not limited to, any contract or tort liability arising out of acts or omissions committed or omitted during the course of rendering the professional service.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 181, §1, eff. 7/6/2016.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.38, HB 519, §1, eff. 9/10/2010.

Effective Date: 07-01-1994