Ballard v. Williams, No. 3:10-cv-01456, 2015 WL 179071 (M.D. Pa. Jan. 14, 2015)

Key Insight: Where surveillance footage of hallway in which alleged assault occurred was overwritten, the court reasoned there was no indication that the evidence was intentionally lost or destroyed, that the named defendants were not responsible for the video system, and that defendant was not ?materially prejudiced? because he could still testify as to what happened and therefore denied the motion for sanctions

Nature of Case: Alleged assault by prison officers and related claims

Electronic Data Involved: Surveillance video

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