Wang v. Regatta Condo. Assoc., No. 1-12-3450, 2014 WL 632412 (Ill. App. Ct. Feb. 13, 2014)

Key Insight: No error for trial court to grant summary judgment on plaintiff’s spoliation claim, a form of negligence under Illinois law, where there was no duty to preserve surveillance video, the record did not establish that defendants’ failure to preserve the video was intentional or that the video was adverse, and even if defendants had a duty to preserve the video, plaintiff failed to prove sufficient facts to establish that the loss of the video was the proximate cause of plaintiff’s inability to prove her underlying lawsuit

Nature of Case: Slip-and-fall

Electronic Data Involved: Surveillance video footage of skip-and-fall accident

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