United States ex rel DeKort v. Integrated Coast Guard Sys. LLC, No. 3:06-cv-1792-0 (BF), 2013 WL 1890283 (N.D. Tex. Mar. 27, 2013)
Key Insight: Noting that ?courts have allowed parties to recover the costs of converting paper documents into electronic files where responsive discovery documents were produced in electronic format,? the court found that defendants could recover $68,829.60 and $24,102.39 respectively ?for creating electronic images of documents responsive to Relator?s discovery requests?
Nature of Case: False Claims Act
Electronic Data Involved: Taxable costs for ediscovery