Potts v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., No. 3:11-cv-01180, 2013 WL 1176504 (M.D. Tenn. Mar. 20, 2013)

Key Insight: Court declined to compel production of Plaintiffs? Facebook or other social media pages absent a threshold showing that the accounts would contain information within the scope of discovery but concluded that information stored on Plaintiff?s computer ?could lead reasonably to the discovery of admissible evidence? and required that the parties agree to a word search of Plaintiff?s computer by a neutral third party to ?asses whether Plaintiff?s computer contains relevant information?

Nature of Case: Employment discrimination/harassment

Electronic Data Involved: Facebook and social media, personal computer

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