Electronic Discovery Law

Legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information.

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Mirmina v. Genpact LLC, No. 3:16-cv-00614-AWT (D. Conn. July 27, 2018)
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Linglong Americas Inc. v. Horizon Tire, Inc., et al., No. 1:15CV01240-DCN (N.D. Ohio Apr. 4, 2018)
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Homer v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, No. 2-15-cv-01184 (3rd Cir. Feb. 27, 2018)
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Elliott-Thomas v. Smith, 154 Ohio St.3d 11, 2018-Ohio-1783 (2018).
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Tanner v. BD LaPlace, LLC, No. 2:17-cv-05141-MLCF-MBN (E.D. La. July 23, 2018)
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Rembrandt Diagnostics, LP v. Innovacon, Inc., No. 3:16-cv-00698-CAB-NLS (S.D. Cal. Feb. 21, 2018)
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Lawrence v. City of New York, et al., No. 1:15-cv-08947-WHP-OTW (S.D.N.Y. July 27, 2018)
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King v. Fleming, No. 17-3095 (10th Cir. Aug. 15, 2018)
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City of Rockford, et al. v. Mallinckrodt ARD Inc., et al., No. 3:17-cv-50107 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 7, 2018)
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Winfield v. City of New York, No. 1:15-cv-05236-LTS-KHP (S.D.N.Y. May 10, 2018)

Tanner v. BD LaPlace, LLC, No. 2:17-cv-05141-MLCF-MBN (E.D. La. July 23, 2018)

Key Insight: Whether discovery of requested records is relevant and proportional, whether privilege as regards medical records is waived when a plaintiff puts his/her medical condition at issue

Nature of Case: ADA disability discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: medical and financial records

Rembrandt Diagnostics, LP v. Innovacon, Inc., No. 3:16-cv-00698-CAB-NLS (S.D. Cal. Feb. 21, 2018)

Key Insight: demand for irrelevant and disproportionate evidence

Nature of Case: breach of patent agreement

Electronic Data Involved: 300 GB emails

Lawrence v. City of New York, et al., No. 1:15-cv-08947-WHP-OTW (S.D.N.Y. July 27, 2018)

Key Insight: Attorney’s failure to check metadata for fraud was not sanctionable because it was reasonable to believe the client was telling the truth based on other facts

Nature of Case: Civil rights (police entry)

Electronic Data Involved: Digital photographs (with metadata)

Winfield v. City of New York, No. 1:15-cv-05236-LTS-KHP (S.D.N.Y. May 10, 2018)

Key Insight: Quick peek of privileged documents to determine legitimacy of privilege log denied

Nature of Case: Privilege log

Electronic Data Involved: Privilege log

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