Complex Litigation

U.S. Supreme Court Speaks on Discovery Sanctions

, New York Law Journal

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Although the Supreme Court's decision in 'Goodyear' mandates that a court's award of monetary discovery sanctions must be causally-proportional to the misbehavior, it also may stimulate a rush by some litigators to assert so-called "discovery tort" claims, even after settlements are believed to have ended the litigation.

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