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Destroying Evidence: Taylor Swift Says “Shake it Off”

From Berman Fink Van Horn This blog has periodically highlighted the consequences of destroying evidence and the role forensics play in litigation.  Last week’s blog entry discussed the contours of third parties’ obligations to preserve relevant evidence. For this week’s spoliation lesson, we turn to a dispute involving pop culture icon Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift had bad blood with a…

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COMPULSORY ARBITRATION – PART IV: PREDICTIONS & AWARDS

From Margrave Celmins Despite the automatic right to appeal any arbitration ruling, compulsory arbitration does have its uses.  In reasonably common cases involving minor injuries, car crashes and the like, arbitration can be useful, particularly when an insurance company has accepted the defense of the case.  Insurance companies defend so many cases, and so many…