Peterson v. Seagate, 2011 WL 861488 (D. Minn. Jan 27, 2011)

Key Insight: Where court found that plaintiffs? EEOC claims did not provide sufficient notice of the likelihood of a nationwide class action and where defendant destroyed the ESI of the former employees at issue in accordance with its usual document retention policies, court found that plaintiff had failed to show that information was destroyed in an effort to suppress the truth or that they had suffered any prejudice and declined to order sanctions

Nature of Case: Class action alleging age discrimination in employment

Electronic Data Involved: ESI of former employees

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