Archive: May 2018

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In re EpiPen (Epinephrine Injection, USP) Marketing, Sales Practices and Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2785 (D. Kan. May 31, 2018)
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Six v. Generations Federal Transport Union, No. 17-1548 (4th Cir. May 31, 2018)
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Wooten v. BNSF Railway Company (D. Mont., 2018)
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Ortiz v. Amazon.com LLC, et al., No. 17-cv-03820-JSW (MEJ) (N.D. Cal., 2018)
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Facebook, Inc. v. Superior Court (Derrick D. Hunter), S230051 Ct. App. 1/5 A144315 (Cal. May 24, 2018)
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Tumlin v. Tuggle Duggins P.A., 15 CVS 9887 (N.C. Sup. Ct. May 22, 2018)
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Noel et al v. City of New York (S.D.N.Y., 2018)
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Washington v. Wal-Mart (5:16-cv-01403-EEF-MLH) (W.D. La., 2018)
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Xyngular v. Schenkel (Tenth Circuit, 2018)

In re EpiPen (Epinephrine Injection, USP) Marketing, Sales Practices and Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 2785 (D. Kan. May 31, 2018)

Key Insight: third-party, relevancy, “objections lack support and do not adequately provide a basis for the Court to grant them”

Nature of Case: Antitrust, consumer protection, racketeering

Keywords: overbroad, unduly burdensome, boilerplate, quash

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Six v. Generations Federal Transport Union, No. 17-1548 (4th Cir. May 31, 2018)

Key Insight: Do not challenge authenticity of a document when an identical copy is in possession

Nature of Case: Loan contract

Electronic Data Involved: Electronic copy of contract

Keywords: Sanctions, mislead, abuse of discretion, bad faith, authenticity, perjury

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Facebook, Inc. v. Superior Court (Derrick D. Hunter), S230051 Ct. App. 1/5 A144315 (Cal. May 24, 2018)

Key Insight: disclosure of public posts, accessible to only specified recipients, 18 U.S.C. ? 2701 (Stored Communications Act)

Nature of Case: Murder

Electronic Data Involved: social media of prosecution witness

Keywords: deleted posts, public, private, Stored Communications Act, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, implicit consent

Tumlin v. Tuggle Duggins P.A., 15 CVS 9887 (N.C. Sup. Ct. May 22, 2018)

Key Insight: Preservation orders should be commenced as soon as possible

Nature of Case: Discovery

Electronic Data Involved: E-mail

Keywords: Litigation hold, Preservation, Sanctions

Identified State Rule(s): North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure 26(g), 37(b)(2)

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Noel et al v. City of New York (S.D.N.Y., 2018)

Key Insight: Whether Plaintiffs have the right to review a database to determine if it is truly duplicative to what has already been produced.

Nature of Case: Housing discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: duplicative database, “Victor database”

Keywords: Database, duplicative, duplicate, Broad request

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Washington v. Wal-Mart (5:16-cv-01403-EEF-MLH) (W.D. La., 2018)

Key Insight: Retention policy; Summary Judgment; Adverse inference; Spoliation

Nature of Case: Slip and Fall

Electronic Data Involved: ESI; Security video; Correspondence

Keywords: Retention policy; Summary Judgment; Adverse inference; Spoliation; Bad Faith

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