Litigation Fundamentals | Dealing with the Dead
While litigators may believe themselves to be immortal, it may not surprise them that the litigants are mere humans. Sometimes, a party litigant dies during the time the lawsuit is ongoing. What forms of chaos does this cause to the litigation other than the obvious loss of testimony? What at the remedies and who is responsible for initiating them? Henry M. Quillian III and David A. Weisz discuss one problem that can occur and some of the rules involved at the Federal and State levels.