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    As electronic data issues are now commonplace in civil litigation, more state trial and appellate courts are ruling on eDiscovery disputes. In Cartwright v. Scheels All Sports, No. DA 12-0299 (Mont. 2013), the Montana Supreme Court reviewed a case where a plaintiff alleged wrongful termination against defendant, his former employer. A jury trial found in …

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    Over 7 years of litigation was recently concluded with a district court entering a $250 million sanction in SK Hynix v. Rambus, 2013 WL 1915865 (N.D. Cal. May 8, 2013). What is interesting in this case is that the sanction was entered against Rambus, the prevailing party, in the underlying patent law case. The extremely …

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    In Taylor v. Mitre Corporation, 2012 WL 5473573 (E.D.Va. Nov. 8, 2012), an employee alleged employment discrimination. After making the requisite EEOC claim, the employee took a “sledgehammer” to his work computer containing email threads and discarded the scraps in a landfill. He subsequently received the “right-to-sue” letter from the EEOC and filed his complaint …

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    In the recent case of U.S. ex rel. Baker v. Community Health Systems, Inc., 2012 WL 5387069 (D.N.M. Oct 3, 2012), the U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) alleged the defendant engaged in Medicaid fraud.  In a motion for sanctions, defendant alleged that the DOJ’s litigation holds were untimely and as a result, critical emails …

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    Posted on October 19th, 2012 by

    In reviewing the recommendations of the magistrate judge in Multifeeder Technology, Inc. v. British Confectionery Company Limited (2012 WL 4135848 (D. Minn.)), the district court noted that sanctions for spoliation require a finding of an intentional destruction of evidence indicating a desire to suppress the truth. Id. at 4, citing Greyhound Lines, Inc. v. Wade, …

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