Category Archives: Defenses

THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT OR REFUSING TO TAKE RESPONSIBLITY

In the early 1970’s there was an  African American comedian, Flip Wilson, who hosted his own weekly comedy series and earned a Golden Globe and two Emmy Awards he was  so talented. One of  his hilarious routines involved acting out … Continue reading

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BASIC TORT DEFENSES

We all know that the basic elements of a tort case involve the existence of a duty with a breach of that duty that causes damages. We also know that there are common defenses which we face in our tort … Continue reading

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DEALING WITH THE DEFENSE “IT WOULD HAVE HAPPENED NO MATTER WHAT WAS DONE”

Recently a friend asked for ideas on the defense “it would have happened  anyway. ”  I was  motivated to give this some thought. I don’t  have a good or magic answer, but here are some thoughts about this  defense. Defendants … Continue reading

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