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Discovery Sanction; Dismissal of Personal-Injury Action - Horton v. Hinton

Horton v. Hinton, [Ms. 2150631, Mar. 24, 2017] __ So. 3d __ (Ala. Civ. App. 2017). Citing Rule 37(b) and (d), Ala. R. Civ. P., Iverson v. Xpert Tune, Inc., 553 So. 2d 82 (Ala. 1989), Napier v. McDougal, 601 So. 2d 446 (Ala. 1992), Tri-Shelters, Inc. v. A. G. Gaston Constr. Co., 622 So. 2d 329 (Ala. 1993) and Bowman v. May, 678 So. 2d 1135 (Ala. Civ. App. 1996), the Court of Civil Appeals unanimously concludes that the Tuscaloosa Circuit Court properly dismissed a personal-injury action as an appropriate sanction for a plaintiff’s willful disregard of discovery obligations including her failure to appear for a scheduled deposition.

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