Johnson v. Allstate Inc. Co., No. 07-cv-0781-SCW, 2012 WL 4936598 (S.D. Ill. Oct. 16, 2012)
Key Insight: Court addressed question of taxable costs and relied heavily on Hecker v. Deere & Co., 556 F.3d 575 (7th Cir. 2009) and Race Tires Am. Inc. v. Hoosier Racing Tire Corp., 674 F.3d 158 (3d Cir. 2012) and allowed recover as to rendering ESI word searchable, the creation of TIFF images, the creation of hard copies, photocopying, the creation of graphics for use at the hearing, and fees for obtaining transcripts but denied recovery as to the creation of a litigation database, processing of ESI, extraction of metadata, deduplication, electronic data hosting, and ?preparing ESI for production?
Nature of Case: Violations of Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act
Electronic Data Involved: ESI