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Case Blurb: Asher Assocs LLC; Reason for Existence of Duty to Preserve

Posted by rjbiii on July 12, 2009

To ensure that the discovery permitted by Rule 26(b)(1) does not become a futile exercise, putative litigants have a duty to preserve documents or materials that may be relevant to potential future litigation.

Asher Assocs., LLC v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40136 at *15-16 (D. Colo. May 12, 2009)(citing Zubulake v. UBS Warburg, LLC, 220 F.R.D. 212, 216 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)).

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