Archive: 2019

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Williams v. American College of Education, Inc. (Northern District of Illinois, 2019)
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Shim-Larkin v. City of New York, 16-CV-6099 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 16, 2019)
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In re Verizon Wireless (D. Md., 2019)
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Hawkins v. The Kroger Company (District Court of Southern California, 2019)
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Bellenger v. Accounts Receivable Management, Inc. (S.D. Fla, 2019)
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Hardin v. Mendocino Coast District Hospital et al (N.D. Cal. , 2019)
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Smith v. TFI Family Services (Kansas, 2019)
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United States v. Gatto, No. 17-cr-686 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 3, 2019).
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Falk v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., No. 3:19-cv-00434 (D.N.J. Aug. 31, 2019).
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True Freight Logistics LLC et al v. Global Tranz Enterprises Incorporated et al (D. Ariz., 2019)

Williams v. American College of Education, Inc. (Northern District of Illinois, 2019)

Key Insight: whether the party acted willfully in destroying electronic information by installing a new operating system to his remote access computer

Nature of Case: employment discrimination and retaliation

Electronic Data Involved: destroyed electronically stored information

Keywords: spoliation, updating operating system, electronically stored information

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Shim-Larkin v. City of New York, 16-CV-6099 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 16, 2019)

Key Insight: The obligation to preserve evidence in a workplace discrimination suit can extend to personal devices known to contain relevant material.

Nature of Case: workplace discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: text messages

Keywords: personal device, text message, obligation to preserve

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Hawkins v. The Kroger Company (District Court of Southern California, 2019)

Key Insight: whether discovery should extend beyond the period of the statute of limitations

Nature of Case: Breach of implied warranty of merchantability

Electronic Data Involved: e-mails

Keywords: label, trans fat, heightened showing

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Bellenger v. Accounts Receivable Management, Inc. (S.D. Fla, 2019)

Key Insight: whether discovery requests are overbroad

Nature of Case: Class Action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Electronic Data Involved: documents listing people requesting not to be called and people that were called incorrectly, and people who did not have contracts with teh Defendant.

Keywords: overbroad, discovery requests, protective order, motion to compel

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