Wash. Judges Worry Abuse Tort Could 'Open Floodgates'

By Rachel Riley (January 24, 2024, 7:19 PM EST) -- Washington appellate court judges expressed reservations Wednesday about recognizing domestic violence as an ongoing tort in a woman's suit accusing a former National Football League player of abuse, with one judge saying the move could give divorce attorneys a tool they would misuse in contentious cases....

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