Articles & Updates

Illegal Action as a Bar to Recovery: In Pari Delicto in the Healthcare Malpractice Context

Mar 9, 2023 | Articles & Updates

Article by Anne Frankel, Esq. and Josey Richards, Law Clerk. Published in the Professional Liability Defense Quarterly, Volume 15, Issue 1 in March 2023.

This article discusses the issue of whether a plaintiff’s illegal action may preclude recovery as a matter of law. Specifically, whether drug and rehabilitation centers may assert the defense of comparative negligence in personal injury claims arising from a plaintiff’s illegal drug consumption.

Read the full article here.