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Posted on March 7th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Hernandez v. Tulare Correctional Center, et al., No. 1:16-cv-00413-EPG, (Dist. Court California, 2018), the Court was called upon to determine a request for sanctions based upon a spoliation claim. Albert Hernandez (“Plaintiff”) alleges that on April 21, 2015, he was pre-trial detainee at Tulare County Correctional Center (“Defendant”). Plaintiff was subjected to a search …

Posted on March 5th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Wooden v. Barringer, et al., No. 3:16-cv-446-MCR-GRJ, (N.D. Fla. Nov. 6, 2017), Gregory Wooden (“Plaintiff”) filed a grievance over excessive force against Officer Clyde Barringer (“Defendant”). Plaintiff filed a notice of intent to litigate on April 12, 2016. Defendants produced three video recordings. Plaintiff claimed spoliation, saying the videos had been altered in such …

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 8th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Patrick v. Tractor Supply, Co., No. 16-10755, (E.D. La., 2017), Plaintiff in a slip-and-fall case moves for default judgment due to Defendant’s spoliation of evidence. On May 27, 2016, following a slip-and-fall incident that occurred on November 7, 2015, Plaintiff filed suit against Defendant. Plaintiff alleges that while visiting Defendant’s store she tripped and fell …

Posted on October 20th, 2017 by ilsteam

In Brown v. Albertsons, LLC, No. 2:16-cv-01991-JAD-PAL (D. Nev. May 10, 2017), the Court examines Plaintiff’s claims of intentional spoliation of evidence after a tort action. Plaintiff alleges she slipped and fell at an Albertson’s Store in Las Vegas on February 1, 2016. After over a year of discovery activity, Plaintiff moved for an order …