Little Hocking Water Assn., Inc. v. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co., No. 2:09-cv-1081, 2013 WL 1196606 (S.D. Ohio)

Key Insight: Where Defendant indicated that historical data was unavailable because it had been stored on magnetic tapes that could only be accessed with outdated technology that had been disassembled (VAX computer) and that the tapes had degraded and the information could not be retrieved, the court granted Plaintiff?s motion to compel discovery related to the ?failure to preserve or the destruction? of the at-issue data and ordered Defendant to produce a 30(b)(6) designee and to produce all relevant documents related to the ?preservation, failure to preserve and/or destruction? of the historical data and technology

Nature of Case: Groundwater contamination

Electronic Data Involved: Magnetic tapes, VAX computer

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