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American law is essentially rooted in fairness. Thus it permits an injured plaintiff to sue for personal injuries, and conversely gives a concomitant right to a defendant to defend a case brought against it. Based upon that common law premise, neither party can willfully destroy evidence that the non-violating party

On October 5, 2012 a front-page article appeared in the business section of the New York Times, it’s title, “Two Sides of Product Liability – A Factory’s Closing Focuses Attention On Tort Reform”. The article tells the story of the closing of a plant in Oklahoma [with the loss of

A party who claims injury through the neglect of another must institute suit within the period prescribed by law or be barred by the applicable statute of limitations. What is a statute of limitations and why does it exist in American law? Essentially, each right that is denied or infringed

For plaintiff to prevail in a medical malpractice action, he or she must establish two elements: 1) That the defendant departed from good and accepted practice in its treatment of the plaintiff, and: 2) That the departure was a proximate cause, or substantial factor in causing the injury claimed. These