Zarwasch-Weiss v. SKF Economos USA, Inc., No. 1:10-cv1327, 1:10-cv-1548, 2011 WL 4628745 (N.D. Ohio Oct. 3, 2011)

Key Insight: In three separate instances, court concluded plaintiff deliberately destroyed or failed to produce relevant electronic devices and documents; culpably contributed to the destruction of a relevant hard drive; and deliberately destroyed relevant financial information and ordered repayment of plaintiff?s attorneys? fees and costs related to the adjudication of their motions for sanctions and repayment of attorneys? fees and costs related to plaintiffs construction of evidence of relevant financial information, made much more difficult by defendant?s spoliation

Nature of Case: Breach of employment contract and related claims and cross claims related to theft and use of confidential information

Electronic Data Involved: ESI

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