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Spoliation of evidence prompts dismissal (access required)

Where an insurer was told that evidence from a fire needed to be preserved so the electrical company could conduct an inspection, but the insurer allowed the premises to be destroyed two months before the claim was made against the electrical company, resulting in prejudice to it, the insurer’s claims were dismissed as a sanction. Background This ...