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William A. Ruskin: Strong Contractual Terms Can Deflect Tort Liability

By William A. Ruskin Well drafted contracts provide an effective means to mitigate tort liability. In particular, contractual risk allocation provisions can assist companies in better controlling their litigation disposing of claims when they arise. In an article titled, " Minimizing Tort...

William A. Ruskin: The Economic Loss Rule: An Under-Utilized But Not-So-Secret Weapon

By William A. Ruskin In a decision issued on March 7, 2013, the Supreme Court of Florida reaffirmed Florida's commitment to adherence to the economic loss rule in product liability litigation. In Tiara Condominium Association, Inc. v. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. etc., et al. , No. SC10...