In re Shawe & Elting LLC, No. C.A. 9661-CB (Delaware Chancery, 2016)
Key Insight: Sanctions for attorney’s fees are warranted when computer files are deleted (even if they are recovered) and when a phone is recklessly lost in a “palpably suspicious” incident.
Nature of Case: Corporate management disputes between co-founders
Electronic Data Involved: cell phone contents, computer files
Keywords: spoliation, palpably suspicious, lost phone, ineffective spoliation, reckless failure to preserve