Rodriguez v. City of New York, No. 114739/10, 2014 WL 2438436, May 29, 2014 (unpublished)

Key Insight: Court granted plaintiff?s cross-motion for sanctions in the form of an adverse inference instruction, finding that it was particularly concerning that defendant Department of Education permitted surveillance video depicting at least some of the activity involved in litigation to be taped over where a police investigation immediately ensued, a Notice of Claim was filed by plaintiff, and the faculty of the school thought to view the video soon after the events occurred, and in the case of one teacher, prior to her deposition

Nature of Case: Student assaulted during school field trip sued for inadequate supervision and negligent hiring

Electronic Data Involved: Surveillance video

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