Alabama Aircraft Industries v. The Boeing Company, 2:11-cv-03577-RDP (N.D. Alabama, Southern Division, 2017)

Key Insight: Boeing deleted Pemco ESI from a high level employee and removed 2 CD’s containing Pemco ESI.Court concluded Boeing acted with intent and ordered an adverse inference instruction for the jury if it goes to trial and ordered Boeing to pay attorney’s fees and costs.

Nature of Case: contract dispute/MOA termination

Electronic Data Involved: deleted electronic records; 2 missing CDs with ESI

Keywords: spoliation, deletion, prejudice, adverse inference

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