‘Confusing Theories of Liability’ Is Fake News

Samuel Coffey, left, and Sean Goldstein, right, with Coffey Trial Law in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Florida defense counsel provided an opinion piece suggesting that the victims of tractor trailer accidents should be precluded from obtaining all discovery from a trucking company based upon relevancy concerns. This is a dangerous proposition for a host of reasons, including stymieing any ability of the victim to seek punitive damages, address claims for negligent or intentional destruction of evidence, or fully defend against a comparative negligence defense.

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