Botey v. Green, No. 3:12-CV-01520, 2016 WL 1337665 (M.D. Pa. April 4, 2016)

Key Insight: In this case, the court granted in part Plaintiff?s motion for sanctions where ESI was automatically destroyed despite a duty to preserve as the result of Defendant?s employees? failure to forward Plaintiff?s notice of litigation and request for preservation to corporate headquarters. Declining to impose an adverse inference, the court ordered that Defendants would not be allowed to rely on the destroyed records or other evidence designed to show their contents.

Nature of Case: Claims arising from traffic accident

Electronic Data Involved: ESI

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