Baher Abdelgawad v. Mark Mangieri (W.D. Pa., 2017)

Key Insight: Party failed to take reasonable steps to preserve ESI, but since plaintiff never made a proportionate measure request to cure the prejudice, and since defendant made good faith attempts to provide access, no spoliation is found.

Nature of Case: breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, trademark

Electronic Data Involved: QuickBook files in digital form + other documents

Keywords: spoliation sanctions, good faith attempt, proportionate measure

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