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    Posted on February 24th, 2017 by

    In Flextronics International, USA, Inc. v. Sparkling Drink Systems Innovation Center Ltd. et. al., Case No. 15-4904 (N.D. Ill., Feb. 9, 2017), Plaintiff sued Defendants for breach of contract, fraud and other claims stemming from a manufacturing agreement. Defendant Bueno is the owner of the two corporate Defendants. Defendant SDS-HK brought a countersuit for more …

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    Posted on August 5th, 2016 by

    In Montgomery v. Risen, et. al., Case No. 16-0126 (District of Columbia, Jul. 15, 2016), Defendants published a non-fiction book related to the United States war on terror. One chapter in the book involves Plaintiff, who claimed to have developed technologies used by the government following the 9/11 attacks, including technology that Plaintiff claimed could …

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    Posted on May 3rd, 2016 by

    Refusal to turn over evidence and spoliation of evidence are serious matters, and courts will often respond by ordering monetary sanctions against the offending party, or by ordering other types of sanctions, such as adverse inference instructions. One rarely-used form of sanction, however, is the most serious – the sanction of dismissal or a terminating …

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