Alexis v Rogers, No. 15cv691-CAB (BLM), 2017 WL 1073404 (S.D. Cal. Mar. 21, 2017)

Key Insight: Addressing Defendant?s request for forensic examination of Plaintiff?s computer as part of its Omnibus Discovery Motion, court noted Plaintiff?s testimony that her computer had crashed three times resulting in the loss of access to certain information, the fact that ?the majority? of Plaintiff?s work for Defendants was conducted remotely via computer, and the fact that Defendants were willing to pay for the examination, and concluded that Defendants had provided a ?legal basis justifying their request? but noted Defendant?s failure to provide sufficient information regarding the devices at issue, the identity or qualifications of the forensic expert or any details regarding the protocol or specifics of what to search for and thus denied the motion without prejudice

Nature of Case: Intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, sexual harassment, and retaliatory, wrongful termination, etc.

Electronic Data Involved: Forensic examination of computer

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