Kawamura v. Boyd Gaming Corp., No. 2:13-cv-00203-JCM-GWF, 2014 WL 3953179 (D. Nev. Aug. 13, 2014)

Key Insight: Considering motion to compel production of evidence of incidents similar to the attack on plaintiff, which was the underlying subject of the litigation, the court granted plaintiff?s motion to compel, in part, and reasoned as to defendant?s assertions that the database containing the requested information could not be easily searched (i.e., that the request was overly burdensome)that ?the fact that a corporation has an unwieldy record keeping system which requires it to incur the heavy expenditures of time and effort to produce requested documents is an insufficient reason to prevent disclosure of otherwise discoverable information.?

Nature of Case: Complaint for damages against casino in which plaintiff was attached: premises liability

Electronic Data Involved: ESI from database

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