Archive: May 21, 2019

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Marsulex Environmental Technologies v. Selip S.P.A. (District Court of Middle Pennsylvania, 2019)
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Mafille v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Co (N.D. Oklahoma, 2019)
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Gates Corp. v. CRP Industries, No. 16-cv-01145 (D. Colo., 2019)

Marsulex Environmental Technologies v. Selip S.P.A. (District Court of Middle Pennsylvania, 2019)

Key Insight: whether failure of preserve documents is proof of lost relevant documents for 37(e) sanctions

Nature of Case: Strict product liability

Electronic Data Involved: deleted electronic records

Keywords: superficial cracks

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Mafille v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Co (N.D. Oklahoma, 2019)

Key Insight: whether sanctions are appropriate where defendant donated plaintiff’s computer per usual practice but after receiving preservation notice

Nature of Case: workplace discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: deleted electronic records

Keywords: sanctions, destruction, failure to preserve

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Gates Corp. v. CRP Industries, No. 16-cv-01145 (D. Colo., 2019)

Key Insight: The crime-fraud exception invalidates attorney client privilege protections with regards to an internal investigation of an employee now known to have stolen proprietary documents and shared them with her supervisor.

Nature of Case: Theft of confidential business documents

Electronic Data Involved: database containing proprietary information

Keywords: proprietary information, theft, crime-fraud exception

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