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Boat Inspection Prompts Spoliation Dispute (access required)

In litigation arising from a boating accident in which a teenage girl’s leg was pulled into the boat’s propellers, plaintiff’s counsel acted improperly in conducting inspections of the boat, with the boat owner’s permission, prior to notifying representatives of the ...

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Boating accident leads to spoliation dispute over screws (access required)

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A screw-up over a screw that may have been used in a boat’s gear shift mechanism threatened to complicate a trial over liability for a 2011 boating accident. A Norfolk judge denied defense motions to dismiss a $30-million lawsuit based ...

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Hospital ‘Root Cause’ Document Is Protected (access required)

In this medical malpractice case, a Norfolk Circuit Court denies plaintiff’s motion to compel defendant hospital to produce a four-page “Events & Causal Factors” Charting prepared by a nurse team leader to “identify any possible root causes and/or inappropriate action” ...

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