Am. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Hawaii Nut & Bolt, Inc., No. 15-00245 ACK-KSC, 2017 WL 80248 (D. Hawai?I Jan. 9, 2017)
Key Insight: Court reserved ruling on request for re-production of ESI where parties were ordered to confer, or, more specifically, to ?put their respective IT representative sin contact to see if an understanding can be reached about the format in which the ESI can be produced, as well as the related metadata (if any such metadata exists).?; in its analysis, court stated: ?ESI must be produced in the form in which it is maintained in the ordinary course of business, and if this includes metadata, the metadata must also be provided to Safeway.?
Electronic Data Involved: ESI, metadata