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Case Blurb: Residential Funding Corp.; Negligence sufficient to establish culpable state of mind element for adverse inference instruction, 2nd circuit

Posted by rjbiii on September 3, 2007

The “culpable state of mind” factor required for adverse inference instruction based on breach of discovery obligation may be satisfied by showing of negligence, rather than bad faith or gross negligence. Residential Funding Corp. v. DeGeorge Financial Corp., 306 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2002).

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