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Themis Bar Review, LLC v. Kaplan, Inc., WL 3397877 (S.D. Cal. May 26, 2015).
The defendant served the plaintiff a request for production, seeking documents related to the plaintiff’s pass rate advertising and data...more
Fitbug Ltd. v. Fitbit, Inc., 2015 WL 2251257 (N.D. Cal. May 13, 2015).
In this trademark infringement case, two manufacturers of electronic fitness tracking devices disagreed over the bill of costs submitted by the...more
Malone v. Kantner Ingredients, Inc., 2015 WL 1470334 (D. Neb. Mar. 31, 2015).
In this employment dispute, the plaintiffs moved for an order to request production of emails and invoices between the defendants and a...more
Long anticipated changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were approved by the United States Supreme Court on April 29, 2015. Absent congressional action, which is not expected, these new rules will take effect...more
Stark, C. J. Plaintiffs’ motion for sanctions for discovery misconduct, spoliation, and violation of the court’s September 18 order is granted in part and denied in part. Oral argument took place on July 22, 2014. ...more
In This Issue: -
- Attorney-Client Privilege/Work Product Decisions:
..Decisions Protecting Against Disclosure
..Decisions Ordering Disclosure
- Spoliation and Preservation Decisions:
Crews v. Avco Corp., 2015 WL 1541179 (Wash. Ct. App. Apr. 6, 2015).
In this wrongful death action, the plaintiffs sought discovery concerning the design and manufacture of a carburetor that was believed to be the cause...more
On April 30, 2015, the International Trade Commission issued the public version of its opinion reviewing ALJ Thomas B. Pender’s Initial Determination in Investigation No. 337-TA-883, finding the Respondents in default due to...more
In a recent decision that is now on appeal, a New York federal judge ordered a Spanish bank that maintained a New York branch to make inquiry of “all branches, within and without New York State,” for account information that...more
The duty to preserve and collect data that may be discoverable once litigation is reasonably anticipated is well established. The following are highlights from recent Court decisions affecting the eDiscovery process. Although...more
Perez v. Metro Dairy Corp., 2015 WL 1535296 (E.D.N.Y. Apr. 6, 2014).
In this class action, the plaintiffs sought sanctions for the defendants’ failure to produce certain relevant employment documents and records. The...more
Colosi v. Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc., 2015 WL 1186765 (6th Cir. Mar. 17, 2015).
In this wrongful termination case, the plaintiff sought to challenge the bill of costs previously awarded to the defendant. The...more
In this Issue:
- Proposed Amendments to Rule 37
- Search Methodology/Technology-Assisted Review
What do you get when opposing counsel repeatedly cancels depositions only days before they are scheduled, allegedly fails to abide by confidentiality agreements and court orders, and repeatedly files supposedly baseless...more
The Judicial Conference Committee recently approved changes to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e) addressing preservation and sanctions and setting forth clearer and more reasonable preservation standards than those...more
United Corporation v. Tutu Park Ltd., Inc., 2015 WL 457853 (V.I. Super. Jan. 28, 2015).
In this breach of contract case, the plaintiff asked the court to impose sanctions on Kmart, a non-party to the suit, and to hold...more
Comprehensive Addiction Treatment Ctr. v. Leslea, 2015 WL 638198 (D. Co. Feb. 13, 2015).
In this private civil rights enforcement case, the court dismissed the case, ruling that the defendants had qualified immunity. The...more
Parsi v. Daioleslam, 2015 WL 525146 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 10, 2015).
In this appeal from a defamation case, the plaintiff sought the reversal of sanctions imposed by the district court. At trial, the plaintiff sought damages...more
You want to protect the identity of your business’ owners, but your opponent issued discovery requesting a copy of your organizational chart and/or information on the identities of your LLC members or LP partners. You are...more
Advantor Systems Corp. v. DRS Technical Services, Inc., 2015 WL 403308 (M.D. Fl. Jan. 28, 2015).
In this non-disclosure case, the plaintiff sought sanctions after the defendant reformatted an employee laptop, allegedly...more
Ballai v. Kiewit Power Constructors, 2015 WL 423795 (Ks. Ct. App. Jan. 23, 2015).
In this employment law case, the plaintiff sought sanctions after the defendants recycled a laptop computer that the plaintiff had used...more
A valuable remedy open to a party in English civil proceedings is to seek a Norwich Pharmacal order. Such orders require a respondent to disclose certain information or documents to the applicant. The respondent party need...more
Armstrong Pump, Inc. v. Hartman, 2014 WL 6908867 (W.D.N.Y. Dec. 9, 2014).
In this patent case, the plaintiff claimed that the defendants breached their license agreement. The defendants had previously filed a motion to...more
Federico v. Lincoln Military Hous., 2014 WL 7447937 (E.D. Va. Dec. 31, 2014).
In this tort action, the plaintiffs sought to recover damages allegedly caused by harmful mold in a military housing complex. The plaintiffs...more
Dorchester Fin. Holdings Corp. v. Banco BRJ S.A., 2014 WL 7051380 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 15, 2014).
In this contract case, the plaintiff alleged a contract with the defendant, who disputed the authenticity of the contract and...more
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