Floeter v. City of Orlando, 2007 WL 486633 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 9, 2007)

Key Insight: Court denied motion for spoliation sanctions based on city’s overwriting of backup tapes and failure to preserve computer’s hard drive, where subject computer had been reassigned and its hard drive re-imaged before discovery requests were served, missing evidence was not crucial to plaintiff’s claims, and destruction of the material was not done in bad faith

Nature of Case: Employment discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: Computer hard drive and backup tapes

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