AMG Nat?l Trust Bank v. Ries, No. 06-CV-3061, 2011 WL 2912874 (E.D. Pa. July 21, 2011)

Key Insight: Court granted motion for spoliation sanctions for defendant?s deletion of relevant computer files and ordered an adverse inference and payment of plaintiff?s attorney?s costs and fees but, because the extent of the prejudice could not be determined, indicated that the language of the inference would be withheld until defendant paid for a forensic examination of his computer to determine what, if any, evidence could be recovered and thus the extent of the prejudice suffered by the plaintiff

Nature of Case: Breach of employment contract, breach of fiduciary duties, and violation of Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Electronic Data Involved: ESI

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