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Case Blurb: Phoenix Four; Monetary sanctions imposed where other relief is denied

Posted by rjbiii on August 31, 2007

Even when a court denies other requested relief, it may still impose monetary sanctions for spoliation and other discovery misconduct. Phoenix Four, Inc. v. Strategic Resources Corp., 2006 WL 1409413 (S.D.N.Y 2006) (citing Turner v. Hudson Transit Lines, Inc., 142 F.R.D. 68, 77 (S.D.N.Y. 1991)).

Costs for which the party that requests sanctions may be compensated arise “either from the discovery necessary to identify alternative sources of information…or from the investigation and litigation of the document destruction itself. Id.

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