Pippins v. KPMG LLP, No. 11 Civ. 0377 (CM)(JLC), 2011 WL 4701849 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 7, 2011)
KPMG sought a protective order to limit the scope of its preservation obligation or to shift a portion of its preservation costs to plaintiffs. At the time, the parties awaited ruling on plaintiffs’ Motion to Certify and KPMG was preserving more than 2,500 hard drives at a cost of more than $1,500,000. Following the court’s analysis, the motion was denied.
The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts issued a press release Tuesday announcing that the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has established a Twitter feed to "increase online access to its rulings:" The specially designated site will provide instant notification of the online posting of most Supreme Court information, such as orders, new rules, opinions and concurring and dissenting statements written… Continue Reading
In re Aspartame Antitrust Litig., 817 F. Supp. 2d (E.D. Pa. 2011) In this case, the court addressed plaintiffs’ motion to deny or reduce defendants’ bill of costs, and in particular their objections to the costs related to electronic discovery. Recognizing that “taxing e-discovery is a new area of law where courts have diverged in their approaches,”… Continue Reading