Amerisource Corp. v. RX USA Int?l, Inc., 2010 WL 2730748 (E.D.N.Y. July 6, 2010)

Key Insight: Where a non-party principal of defendant fabricated emails, used those emails to support defendant?s claim, and testified to their authenticity during the course of litigation, the court sanctioned the non-party and defendant and found them jointly and severally liable for payment of $100,000 – half to be paid to plaintiff and half to be paid to the clerk of the court; to sanction non-party, court reasoned that as ?the majority shareholder, chief executive, and only person affiliated with [defendant] to have a substantive role in this litigation?, ?[the principal] is RxUSA? and relied upon its inherent authority to sanction him for litigation misconduct

Nature of Case: Contract dispute

Electronic Data Involved: Fabricated emails

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