CNX Gas Co. LLC v. Miller Petroleum, Inc., No. E2009-00226-COA-R3-CV, 2011 WL 1849082 (Tenn. Ct. App. May 11, 2011)

Key Insight: Appellate court affirmed lower court?s order that shifted defendant?s costs related to the production and review of electronic discovery subject to plaintiff?s motion to compel where defendant provided ?specific facts? presented in an affidavit of its IT personnel that demonstrated that the ?electronic documents requested by CNX created an undue burden because those documents required an additional review to prevent the disclosure of privileged information? and where it was within the trial court?s discretion to ?tailor? the discovery requests, including by shifting costs

Nature of Case: Suit arising from dispute related to oil and gas leases

Electronic Data Involved: ESI

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