Outback Can't Use Evidence Sent In Error, Appeals Court Says

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Wednesday upheld a $552,000 judgment against Outback Steakhouse of Florida Inc. in a slip-and-fall case, dismissing an argument from Outback’s attorneys that the trial judge erred by disallowing their use of privileged documents sent to them in error.

A three-judge panel upheld the half-million-dollar judgment against the restaurateur and its parent company, OSI Restaurant Partners LLC, dismissing an appeal from Outback based on, among other things, an argument that the trial judge erred by issuing a protective order over privileged...
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