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Posted on March 12th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Forman v. Henkin, No.1, (N.Y. Feb. 13, 2018), Kelly Forman (“Plaintiff”) injured herself when she fell from a horse owned by Mark Forman (“Defendant”).  Defendant wanted access to Plaintiff’s entire Facebook account, saying the photographs and written postings would be material and necessary to his defense.  Plaintiff failed to comply. Defendant moved to compel. …

Posted on January 29th, 2018 by ilsteam

Facebook, Inc. v. Superior Court, No. D072171, 15 Cal. App. 5th 729 (2017) relates to a criminal case where the defendants in a gang-related drive-by shooting case subpoenaed the Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts of a murder victim and a witness. The social media companies moved to quash the subpoenas, objecting under the federal Stored Communications …

Posted on January 12th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Abbott Laboratories v. Finkel, No. 17-cv-00894-CMA, Dist. Court, (D. Colo. 2017), a dispute arose after Defendant transferred company information and documents into a Dropbox account. On December 8, 2014, Plaintiff Abbott Laboratories (“Abbott”) hired Defendant Dustin Finkel as a General Manager for its Nutrition Division. While Defendant worked for Plaintiff, he had access to …

Posted on January 3rd, 2018 by ilsteam

The Plaintiff in Alexis v. Rogers, No. 15cv691-CAB (BLM), (S.D. Cal. Mar. 21, 2017) filed a complaint in 2015 alleging intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, sexual harassment, and retaliatory, wrongful termination.  The Plaintiff also alleged the right to be awarded general damages, lost earnings, punitive and exemplary damages, pre-judgment interest, costs of suit, and …

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 by ilsteam

In Law Offices of Herssein and Herssein, P.A. v. United Servs. Auto. Ass’n, No. 3D17-1421 (Fla. 3d DCA Aug. 23, 2017) the Herssein Firm (“Herssein”) sued its former client, United Services Automobile Association (“USAA”), for breach of contract and fraud. Herssein accused one of USAA’s executives of witness tampering. USAA hired Israel Reyes (“Reyes”), an …