Emerald Point v. Hawkins, 294 Va. 544, 808 S.E.2d 384 (Va. Dec. 28, 2017)

Key Insight: Spoliation rule jury instruction for destruction of physical object inappropriate because no intention or bad faith present.

Nature of Case: Landlord Tenant Dispute over CO levels from furnace

Electronic Data Involved: No ESI, application of FRCP 37(e) for guidance

Keywords: ESI spoliation instructions, intentional loss or bad faith, application of FRCP 37(e) in state court

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