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Motions to Compel

Posted on July 6th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Ortiz v. Amazon.com LLC, et al, No. 17-cv-03820-JSW (MEJ) (N.D. Cal. May 25, 2018), a California magistrate court ordered the plaintiff to give the defendant, Golden State, his cell phone account holder’s name and address in order for the defendant to subpoena the cell phone records. The plaintiff had failed to provide court-ordered cell …

Posted on June 27th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Mizzoni v. Allison (Case No. 3-15-cv-00313-MMD-VPC.) (United States District Court, D. Nevada. May 14, 2018) the United States District Court for the District of Nevada decided on the Plaintiff’s motion for spoliation sanctions against the Defendant. Joseph Mizzoni, the Plaintiff, is an inmate in the custody of the Nevada Department of Corrections. Multiple Nevada …

Posted on June 25th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Lassiter v. Hidalgo Medical Services (No. 17-cv-0850JCH/SMV, United States District Court, D. New Mexico, May 16, 2018), the United States District Court of New Mexico ruled on the Defendant’s motion to compel the production of a day planner in an employment retaliation case. The Plaintiff filed a lawsuit against her former employer, Hidalgo Medical …

Posted on June 22nd, 2018 by ilsteam

In a recent ruling from Ohio Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Preston Deavers, search terms from both the plaintiff and defendant were found to be too broad in scope. If these terms were left to pass, they could incur massive e-discovery costs for both sides. This makes the terms too burdensome for either party or for …

Posted on June 20th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Caesars Entertainment Operating Co., Inc., (United States Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Illinois, Eastern Division) (May 29, 2018) Caesars is asking for bankruptcy protections. However, during the course of organizing creditors, two parties are claiming ownership of a particular liability. Now, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois has ruled on parts …