Cottle-Banks v. Cox Commc’ns, Inc., No. 10cv2133-GPC (WVG), 2013 WL 2244333 (S.D. Cal. May 21, 2013) In this putative class action, Plaintiff sought sanctions for Defendant’s failure to preserve potentially relevant customer call recordings. Although the court found that Defendant was negligent in its failure to preserve (and thus had the requisite “culpable state of… Continue Reading
Dornoch Holdings Int’l, LLC v. Conagra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc., 2013 WL 2384235 (D. Idaho May 1, 2013)
In this case, a Special Master was directed to obtain ESI (more than one million documents) from a bankruptcy trustee, to review it for privilege, and to prepare a privilege log. The documents were screened utilizing keyword search terms. Upon production of the resulting privilege log, Defendants objected that the terms used were overly broad and that the log contained non-privileged documents. The Special Master therefore conducted an analysis of the terms used and made recommendations to address the objection.
Gordon v. Kaleida Health, No. 08-CV-378S(F), 2013 WL 2250579 (W.D.N.Y. May 21, 2013) In this case, the court considered Plaintiffs’ motion “to compel Defendants to meet and confer with respect to establishing an agreed protocol for implementing the use of predictive coding software” and for an order that if the parties could not agree on… Continue Reading