Archive: August 27, 2010

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In “‘David-And-Goliath-Like’ Struggle for Electronic Discovery”, Court Orders Adverse Inference, Monetary Sanctions for Spoliation and Delay

In “‘David-And-Goliath-Like’ Struggle for Electronic Discovery”, Court Orders Adverse Inference, Monetary Sanctions for Spoliation and Delay

Harkabi v. Sandisk Corp., 08 Civ. 8203 (WHP) (S.D.N.Y. Aug, 23, 2010)

For failing to preserve the laptops issued to plaintiffs while working for defendant, the court found defendant was “at a minimum” negligent and indicated that an adverse inference would be crafted after all the evidence had been received.  For “prolonged delay” in producing relevant emails the court denied terminating sanctions but ordered monetary sanctions in the amount of $150,000.

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