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Case Blurb: Alcoa; Monetary damages awarded for destruction of evidence

Posted by rjbiii on August 29, 2007

Where a party to litigation has destroyed relevant evidence, monetary sanctions have been awarded to cover the opposing party’s costs incurred in investigating the discovery abuses and related motions. Consolidated Aluminum Corp. v. Alcoa, Inc., 2006 WL 2583308 (M.D.La) (citing Housing Rights Center v. Sterling, 2005 WL 3320739 (C.D. Cal. 2005)).

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