Brick v. HSBC Bank USA, 2004 WL 1811430 (W.D.N.Y. Aug. 11, 2004)

Key Insight: District Court affirmed sanctions award of $147,635.74 imposed by Bankruptcy Court under its inherent powers on law firm representing estate, where among other things, law firm “got caught time and time again with having made misrepresentations about the completeness of what was provided,” even after the evidence indicated otherwise and after additional documents continued to be found

Nature of Case: Bankruptcy proceeding

Electronic Data Involved: Email and documents in electronic format

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