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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 6th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Nunes v. Rushton (Case No. 2:14-cv-00627-JNP-DBP.)(United States District Court, D. Utah), the Court granted the plaintiff’s spoliation sanctions. Rachel Nunes (plaintiff) brought a copyright infringement claim against Tiffanie Rushton (defendant). The defendant copied protected portions of the plaintiff’s book, A Bid for Love, and released copies of the work to reviewers for promotional purposes. …

Posted on May 31st, 2018 by ilsteam

In the lawsuit Heggen v. Maxim Healthcare Servs., Inc., a former employee of Maxim Healthcare Services (Maxim) filed a lawsuit over alleged sexual harassment and retaliation. Maxim, the defendant, is a provider of temporary medical staff, home health care and wellness services. Plaintiff, who was employed at the company as a home health care aide, …

Posted on May 25th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. v. Koch et al., No. S17G0624 (Ga. March 15, 2018), the Supreme Court of Georgia granted writ to determine whether the Court of Appeals properly interpreted the law regarding the duty to preserve evidence. This case arose from an accident involving Plaintiff Renee Koch’s (“Koch”) husband, Gerald was driving …

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 by ilsteam

In Travelers Prop. Cas. Ins. Co. of America v. Mountaineer Gas Co., No. 2:15-cv-0959 (S.D. West Virginia March 16, 2018), the Court is requested to consider a spoliation sanctions motion filed in a litigation arising from a boiler explosion at a medical center.  The explosion led to a lawsuit between the insurance carrier and the …