“The Court of Appeal for Ontario says an insurance company cannot bring third-party proceedings against a client’s lawyers over the destruction of evidence, affirming a lower court’s ruling.”

“Jennifer Butkus is an associate at Harrison Pensa LLP in London, Ont., and helped defend the accused lawyers in the case.”

“In a situation like this where the defendants alleged it was the responsibility of the plaintiff to, among other things, preserve their vehicle, they couldn’t successfully make the same argument against the third-party lawyers — because the way they framed their argument, the circumstances of negligence were parallel”

Read the whole story at Law Times.