Bloom v. Toliver, No. 12-CV-169-JED-FHM, 2015 WL 5344360 (N.D. Okla. Sept. 14, 2015)

Key Insight: Where prisoner alleged that he was attacked by another inmate and that corrections officers failed to properly respond, court found prison had a duty to preserve relevant surveillance footage and the recording of the involved-officer?s phone call to his wife immediately following the incident and that the failure to do so resulted in prejudice; court ordered evidentiary sanctions for the loss of certain footage, but reserved a determination re: sanctions as to lost video of the aftermath of the attack and the officer?s phone call

Nature of Case: Civil rights

Electronic Data Involved: Video surveillance footage and call recording

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