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Bifurcation ordered in boat accident suit (access required)

Where two passengers allegedly injured during a boat accident sued the individual piloting the boat, and he then sued another company for breach of contract, the contract-based claims were bifurcated from the tort claims because the facts, evidence and witnesses were likely to be different. Background According to the complaint, Norfolk contracted with Willard Marine Inc. to ...