Distefano v. Law Offices of Barbara H. Katsos, PC (E.D.N.Y., 2017)
Key Insight: To what extent can a party be punished for spoliation under Rule 37(e)? How much does state of mind at the time of spoliation affect the sanction?
Nature of Case: Legal malpractice
Electronic Data Involved: e-mails, electronically-stored records
Keywords: Spoliation sanctions, innocence