spoliation


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spoliation

1. the authorized seizure or plundering of neutral vessels on the seas by a belligerent state in time of war
2. Law the material alteration of a document so as to render it invalid
3. English ecclesiastical law the taking of the fruits of a benefice by a person not entitled to them
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Considering the actions taken by AGE that caused the present spoliation and its uncooperative attitude in attempting remediation when asked to do so by Trigon, that result can be accomplished only by foreclosing AGE's further participation in any aspect of the development and presentation of the expert testimony to be offered by the United States.
Spoliation of evidence is generally defined as the loss or destruction of evidence that is relevant to a personal injury lawsuit.
Especially after investing a lot of money on experts, defendants don't want evidence thrown out on grounds of spoliation, Vespole said.
the district court confronted the shockingly pervasive problem of spoliation of evidence.
Courts have begun sanctioning litigants for intentional spoliation of evidence for doing something most people do every year or so as a matter of courseupgrading their smartphones.
District Court for the Southern District of Florida, has ruled that a liability insurer had no duty to defend its insured against a claim for spoliation of evidence.
The landlord appealed, citing multiple errors by the trial court, including: admission of expert testimony without sufficient pretrial notice of the substance; giving an adverse-inference spoliation instruction based on the landlords eventual disposal of the old furnace; and allowing plaintiffs to increase their ad damnum after the close of evidence.
Le gouvernorat de Beja vient en tete (3115 hectares recuperes) tandis que le gouvernorat de Tataouine n'a enregistre aucun acte de spoliation de terrains domaniaux.
Focus: Spoliation of Evidence Doctrine Brianna Kopp, Victoria Neuman, and Jennifer Kempka (collectively, the Plaintiffs) appeal an order dismissing their claims against the School District of Crivitz and its insurer (together, the District), Michael and Kam Dama (together, the Damas), and their daughter, Sophia Dama (collectively with the Damas and the District, the Defendants).
Le roi avait pointe une negligence dans les mesures preventives et le suivi judiciaire des affaires de spoliation fonciere.
aims to strengthen partnerships, build greater cooperation on spoliation and examine how the process of returning stolen artworks can be accelerated.
Buried deep in the Detzner opinion (1) is a holding regarding evidence preservation duties that will likely eclipse the principal holding in importance to Florida's spoliation jurisprudence.