Getting On The Right Side of the "v: Suing and Being Sued for Business Torts
Business tort lawsuits are becoming increasingly prevalent as parties and lawyers look for ways to avoid contractual limitations on damages. Tort claims are being used as a "sword" in commercial disputes to circumvent arms-length contractual agreements. This session will provide an overview on new and important case law, new legislation, legal theories and defenses, and other recent developments to help your company understand when filing a tort claim is appropriate and, if necessary, the means to defend tort litigation.
Speakers: LaMar F. Jost, Partner, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell and Annie T. Kao, Litigation Counsel, Vail Resorts Management Company