In re Text Messaging Antitrust Litig., 46 F. Supp. 2d 788 (N.D. Ill. 2014)

Key Insight: Court declined to impose sanctions against wireless carrier for employee’s deletion of particular email that referenced collusion, notwithstanding that deletion was intentional and done for the purpose of concealing the contents of the email, because record did not reflect that author of deleted email was in a position to have knowledge of or participate in any collusion between the wireless carriers, and thus plaintiffs could not show that missing email would have been adverse to wireless carrier

Nature of Case: Class action

Electronic Data Involved: Emails

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