Eivaz v. Edwards, No. 12-C-910, 2014 WL 4698652 (E.D. Wis. Sep. 19, 2014)

Key Insight: After considering the severity of plaintiff’s various discovery violations as well as the prejudice to defendants, and finding plaintiff’s violations of court order were willful and in bad faith, court: (1) granted defense motions for sanctions and dismissed plaintiff’s claims against defendants with prejudice, (2) ordered plaintiff to submit to a continued deposition for up to seven additional hours in the event defendant elected to pursue its counterclaim, and (3) ordered plaintiff and his attorney to pay additional attorneys’ fees and costs incurred by defendant in continuing plaintiff’s deposition and in bringing motion for sanctions

Nature of Case: Breach of contract, promissory estoppel, unjust enrichment

Electronic Data Involved: Emails, text messages, financial documents

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