Air Products v. Wiesemann (D. Del., 2017)

Key Insight: Sanctions not allowed on parties wiping laptops, because they had only been named as search terms after the other party knew that wiping had happened. No sanction for lost emails available from another source. Pure speculation is not enough to find that relevant ESI was destroyed.

Nature of Case: Securities and Commodities litigation

Electronic Data Involved: Computer log info, laptop info

Keywords: spoliation, sanctions, inherent authority

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