Rodriguez v. Kroger -- A New Paradigm?
In June, 2018 our Utah Supreme Court added a degree of difficulty to our premises liability analysis. The Court took on the landowner's duty to keep his premises safe to business invitees, commonly referred to as the "nondelegable duty" doctrine. More nuanced, future decisions will have to refine the Court's ruling on this matter but this was a significant development in Utah Premises Liability Law. On June 12, 2018 the Utah Supreme Court issued its ruling in Rodriguez v. K
UTAH LAW HIGHLIGHTS
General Discovery: URCP 8 – a party must state a legal theory for relief and state an amount of damages in the Complaint URCP 16 – requires the Court to direct mediation or “other ADR process”, grants the court more control over the scheduling order in a case and allows the court to sanction a party for violating any orders, not just discovery violations URCP 26 – this rule is largely a mirror of the Federal Rules, but it has some significant differences: Discovery Tiers. Th