United States v. HVI Cat Canyon, Inc., No. 2: 11-cv-05097-FMO (PLAx) (C.D. Cal. Apr. 20, 2017)

Key Insight: Failure to issue a litigation hold, misrepresentation that a hold had been issued, spoliation of evidence, attorney fee award.

Nature of Case: water-protection law violation

Electronic Data Involved: Not specified. However, likely, email and other electronic records.

Keywords: spoliation, litigation hold, lodestar calculation, special master.

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