Krumwiede v. Brighton Assocs., L.L.C., 2006 WL 2714609 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 20, 2006)

Key Insight: Further to its previous orders imposing $111,348 in sanctions against Krumwiede for willful and bad faith spoliation of evidence, and where Krumwiede presented no evidence of financial inability to pay sanctions amount, court ordered Krumwiede to pay sanctions within 30 days or the remainder of his pleadings would be stricken

Nature of Case: Former employee who went to work for competitor sued for back pay and reformation of employment agreement; former employer asserted counterclaims for breach of non-compete and confidentiality clauses and related claims

Electronic Data Involved: Laptop computers

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