Archive: June 9, 2017

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Wiedeman v. Canal Insurance (Northern District of Georgia, 2017)
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Tingle v. Hebert, No. 3:15-cv-00626-JWD-EWD (M.D. La. June 9, 2017)
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In re General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation – Case Opinion (Southern District of New York, 2017)
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Brown v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London (E.D. Pa, 2017)

Wiedeman v. Canal Insurance (Northern District of Georgia, 2017)

Key Insight: Court used a spoliation test non-specific to electronic discovery, spoliation not found due to one defendant not in control of the evidence and the other destroying the evidence without bad faith and not when litigation was reasonably foreseeable

Nature of Case: Collision

Electronic Data Involved: ECM data

Keywords: ECM, electronic control module, spoliation

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Tingle v. Hebert, No. 3:15-cv-00626-JWD-EWD (M.D. La. June 9, 2017)

Key Insight: Discovery requests must be proportional; limited to scope/time frame

Nature of Case: Wrongful termination, defamation

Electronic Data Involved: E-mails, text messages

Keywords: Retaliation, discrimination, Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control

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Brown v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London (E.D. Pa, 2017)

Key Insight: whether the loss of a cell phone can give rise to an adverse inference re location data

Nature of Case: insurance fraud

Electronic Data Involved: lost cell phone

Keywords: spoliation; adverse inference

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