Post Process

Everything to do with E-discovery & ESI

EDD Bibliography

Attorney Client Privilege

Discoverability of Electronically Stored Information (ESI)

Discoverability of Social Media

Authentication of Computer Records

Cost Shifting

  • Quinby v. WESTLB AG</em>, 2006 WL 2597900 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 5, 2006)
  • Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC, 217 F.R.D. 309 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)
  • Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC, 216 F.R.D. 280 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)
  • Pipefitters Local No. 636 Pension Fund v. Mercer Human Res. Consulting, Inc., 2007 WL 2080365 (E.D. Mich. July 19, 2007)
  • In re Veeco Instruments, Inc. Sec. Litig., 2007 WL 983987 (S.D.N.Y. April 2, 2007)
  • Peskoff v. Faber, 240 F.R.D. 26 (D.D.C. 2007)
  • W.E. Aubuchon Co., Inc. v. BeneFirst, LLC, 245 F.R.D. 38 (D. Mass. 2007)
  • Cason-Merenda v. Detroit Med. Ctr., 2008 WL 2714239 (E.D. Mich. July 7, 2008 )
  • CBT Flint Partners, LLC v. Return Path, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121188 (N.D. Ga. Dec. 30, 2009)
  • Genworth Fin. Wealth Mgmt. v. McMullan, 267 F.R.D. 443 (D. Conn. 2010)

Data Acquisitions and Computer Forensics

  • The Scotts Co. v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2007 WL 1723509 (S.D. Ohio June 12, 2007)
  • Diepenhorst v. City of Battle Creek, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48551, *10-11 (W.D. Mich. June 30, 2006)
  • Playboy Enters. v. Welles, 60 F.Supp. 2d 1050 (S.D. Cal. 1999)
  • Williams v. Mass. Mut. Life Ins. Co., 226 F.R.D. 144 (D.Mass. 2005)
  • Simon Prop. Group L.P. v. Simon, Inc., 194 F.R.D. 639 (S.D. Ind. 2000)
  • Bethea v. Comcast, 218 F.R.D. 328 (D.D.C. 2003)
  • Ameriwood Indus., Inc. v. Liberman, 2006 WL 3825291 (E.D. Mo. Dec. 27, 2006)
  • Balboa Threadworks, Inc. v. Stucky, 2006 WL 763668 (D.Kan. Mar. 24, 2006)
  • Genworth Fin. Wealth Mgmt. v. McMullan, 267 F.R.D. 443 (D. Conn. 2010)

Data Acquisitions–Website Capture

  • Healthcare Advocates, Inc. v. Harding, Earley, Follmer & Frailey, 497 F. Supp. 2d 627 (E.D. Pa. 2007)

Data Formats–Databases

  • Viacom Int’l Inc. v. YouTube Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50614 (S.D.N.Y. July 1, 2008 )

Data Formats–Database Schemas

  • Viacom Int’l Inc. v. YouTube Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50614 (S.D.N.Y. July 1, 2008 )

Data Formats–Programming Source Code

  • Viacom Int’l Inc. v. YouTube Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50614 (S.D.N.Y. July 1, 2008 )

Discovery and Copyright Infringement

  • Shell v. DeVries, 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 28317 (10th Cir. Dec. 6, 2007)
  • Jartech, Inc. v. Clancy, 666 F.2 403 (9th Cir. 1982)

Duty to Conduct a Reasonable Inquiry

  • Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC, 220 F.R.D. 212 (S.D.N.Y. 2003) (Zubulake IV)
  • Garcia v. Berkshire Life Ins. Co. of America, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86639 (D. Colo. Nov. 13, 2007)
  • Martin v. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, 2006 WL 148991 (M.D Fla. Jan. 19, 2006)
  • Phoenix Four, Inc. v. Strategic Resources Corp., 2006 WL 1409413 (S.D.N.Y May 23, 2006)

Duty to Preserve Relevant Data

  • Lewy v. Remington Arms Co., 836 F.2d 1104, 1112 (8th Cir. Mo. 1988 )
  • Danis v. USN Communs., Inc., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16900 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 20, 2000)
  • Easton Sports, Inc. v. Warrior Lacrosse, Inc., 2006 WL 2811261 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 28, 2006)
  • Leon v. IDX Systems Corp., 464 F.3d 951 (9th Cir. 2006)
  • In re NTL Securities Litigation, 2007 WL 241344 (S.D.N.Y., Jan. 30, 2007)
  • In re Napster, Inc. Copyright Litigation, 2006 WL 3050864 (N. D. Cal. 2006)
  • In re Quintus Corp. v. Avaya, Inc., 353 B.R. 77, (Bkrtcy. D. Del. 2006)
  • Quinby v. WESTLB AG, 2006 WL 2597900 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 5, 2006)
  • Consolidated Aluminum Corp. v. Alcoa, Inc., 2006 WL 2583308 (M.D.La. July 19, 2006)
  • Johnson v. Kraft Foods N. Am., Inc., 238 F.R.D. 648 (D. Kan 2006)
  • Lewis v. School District #70, 2006 WL 2506465 (S. D. Ill. Aug. 25, 2006).
  • The Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma v. Continental Carbon Co., 2006 WL 2927878 (W.D. Okla. Oct. 11, 2006)
  • Metro Wastewater Reclamation Dist. v. Alfa Laval, Inc., 2007 WL 1160012 (D. Colo. April 19, 2007)
  • Ameriwood Industries, Inc. v. Liberman, 2007 WL 496716 (E.D. Mo. Feb. 13, 2007)
  • Greyhound Lines, Inc. v. Wade, 2007 WL 1189451 (8th Cir. April 24, 2007)
  • Healthcare Advocates, Inc. v. Harding, Earley, Follmer & Frailey, 2007 WL 2085358 (E.D. Pa. July 20, 2007)
  • United Med. Supply Co., Inc. v. United States, 2007 WL 1952680 (Fed. Cl. June 27, 2007)
  • Valdez v. Town of Brookhaven, 2007 WL 1988792 (E.D.N.Y. July 5, 2007)
  • Google Inc. v. Am. Blind & Wallpaper Factory, Inc., 2007 WL 1848665 (N.D. Cal. June 27, 2007)
  • In re Genetically Modified Rice Litig., 2007 WL 1655757 (E.D. Mo. June 5, 2007)
  • Cache La Poudre Feeds, LLC v. Land O’ Lakes, Inc., 2007 WL 684001 (D. Colo. Mar. 2, 2007)
  • Phillips v. Netblue, Inc., 2007 WL 174459 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 22, 2007)
  • Malletier v. Dooney & Bourke, Inc., 2006 WL 3851151 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 22, 2006)
  • In re Nat’l. Security Agency Telecomms. Records Litig., 2007 WL 3306579 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 6, 2007)
  • Asher Assocs., LLC v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40136 (D. Colo. May 12, 2009)
  • Scalera v. Electrograph Sys., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91572 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 29, 2009)
  • Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. v. Cammarata, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14573 (S.D. Tex. Feb. 19, 2010)
  • Genworth Fin. Wealth Mgmt. v. McMullan, 267 F.R.D. 443 (D. Conn. 2010)

Duty to Preserve/Data Retention Practices

  • Bright v. United Corp., 2008 WL 2971769 (V.I. July 22, 2008)
  • Gippetti v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 2008 WL 3264483 (N.D.Cal. Aug. 6, 2008)
  • Phillip M. Adams & Assocs., L.L.C. v. Dell, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26964 (D. Utah Mar. 27, 2009)
  • Scalera v. Electrograph Sys., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91572 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 29, 2009)
  • Pension Comm. of the Univ. of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of Am. Secs, LLC, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4546 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 15, 2010)
  • Calixto v. Watson Bowman Acme Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111659 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 16, 2009)

Duty to Preserve/Possession, Custody, or Control of Evidence

  • Nursing Home Pension Fund v. Oracle Corp., 2008 WL 4093497 (N.D.Cal. Sept. 2, 2008 )
  • Calixto v. Watson Bowman Acme Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111659 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 16, 2009)

Expert Witnesses

  • Auto Club Family Ins. Co. v. Ahner, 2007 WL 2480322 (E.D.La. Aug. 29, 2007)
  • United States Gypsum Co. v. Lafarge North Am. Inc., 670 F. Supp. 2d 768 (N.D. Ill. 2009)

Form of Production

  • Member Servs., Inc. v. Security Mut. Life Ins., 2007 WL 2907520 (N.D.N.Y. October 03, 2007)
  • John B. v. Goetz, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75457 (M.D. Ten. Oct. 10, 20007)
  • Auto Club Family Ins. Co. v. Ahner, 2007 WL 2480322 (E.D.La. Aug. 29, 2007)
  • Aguilar v. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Div., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97018 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 20, 2008 )
  • Covad Communs. Co. v. Revonet, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75325 (D.D.C. Aug. 25, 2009)
  • Espy v. Mformation Techs., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81832 (D. Kan. Sept. 9, 2009)
  • Mirbeau of Geneva Lake LLC v. City of Lake Geneva, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101104 (E.D. Wis. Oct. 15, 2009)

International Issues

  • Societe Nationale Industrielle Aerospatiale v. United States District Court, 482 U.S. 522, 544, 107 S. Ct. 2542, 96 L. Ed. 2d 461 (1987)
  • AccessData Corp. v. ALSTE Techs. GMBH, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4566 (D. Utah Jan. 21, 2010)
  • Calixto v. Watson Bowman Acme Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111659 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 16, 2009)

Production of Deleted or Removed Data

  • Viacom Int’l Inc. v. YouTube Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50614 (S.D.N.Y. July 1, 2008 )

Metadata: General

  • Williams v. Sprint, 230 F.R.D. 640 (D.Kan. 2005)
  • In re Priceline.com Inc. Securities Litigation, 233 F.R.D. 88 (D. Conn. 2005)
  • In re Vioxx Products Liability Litigation, 2005 WL 756742 (E.D. La. Feb. 18, 2005)
  • Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. v. Nanometrics, Inc., 417 F. Supp. 2d 1121 (N.D. Cal. 2006)
  • In re Verisign, Inc. Securities Litigation, 2004 WL 2445243 (N.D. Cal. March 10, 2004)
  • Williams v. Sprint/United Management Co., 230 F.R.D. 640, (D. Kan. 2005)
  • Celerity, Inc. v. Ultra Clean Holding, Inc., 2007 WL 632711 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 28, 2007)
  • Jicarilla Apache Nation v. U.S., 60 Fed. Cl. 413 (2004)
  • Pueblo of Laguna v. U.S., 60 Fed. Cl. 133 (2004)
  • In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount, 2007 WL 121426 (E.D. N.Y. 2007)
  • In re Telxon Corp. Securities Litigation, 2004 WL 3192729 (N.D. Ohio July 16, 2004)
  • Mich. First Credit Union v. Cumis Ins. Society, Inc., 2007 WL 4098213 (E.D. Mich. Nov. 16, 2007)
  • Aguilar v. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Div., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97018 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 20, 2008 )

Metadata:Embedded Metadata

  • Aguilar v. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Div., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97018 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 20, 2008 )

Motion to Compel

  • CBT Flint Partners, LLC v. Return Path, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84189 (N.D. Ga. Aug. 7, 2008 )

Key Players

Rule 26(f) Conference

  • O’Bar v. Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc., 2007 WL 1299180 (W.D.N.C. May 2, 2007)
  • Cunningham v. Std. Fire Ins. Co., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52518, 3-6 (D. Colo. May 29, 2008 )

Requests for Admissions

  • Cunningham v. Std. Fire Ins. Co., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52518, 3-6 (D. Colo. May 29, 2008 )

Scrutiny of Discovery Process Methods and Documentation

  • Powers v. Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2006 WL 2711512 (W.D. Mich. Sept. 21, 2006)
  • Wells v. Xpedx, 2007 WL 1200955 (M.D. Fla. Apr. 23, 2007)
  • In re NTL Securities Litigation, 2007 WL 241344 (S.D.N.Y., Jan. 30, 2007)
  • 3M Innovative Properties Co. v. Tomar Electronics, 2006 WL 2670038 (D. Minn. Sept. 18, 2006)
  • Quinby v. WESTLB AG, 2006 WL 2597900 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 5, 2006)
  • In re CV Therapeutics, Inc. Securities Litigation, 2006 WL 2458720 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 22, 2006)
  • Residential Funding Corp. v. DeGeorge Fin. Corp., 306 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2002)
  • In re Worldcom, 2004 WL 768573 (S.D.N.Y. April 12, 2004)
  • Thompson v. Jiffy Lube Int’l, Inc., 2006 WL 1174040 (D. Kan. May 1, 2006)
  • Balboa Threadworks, Inc. v. Stucky, 2006 WL 763668 (D. Kan. March 24, 2006)
  • Williams v. Taser Int’l, Inc., 2007 WL 1630875 (N.D. Ga. June 4, 2007)
  • Scotts Co. LLC v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2007 WL 1723509 (S.D. Ohio June 12, 2007)
  • Calyon v. Mizuho Secs. USA Inc., 2007 WL 1468889 (S.D.N.Y. May 18, 2007)
  • School-Link Techs., Inc. v. Applied Res., Inc., 2007 WL 708213 (D. Kan. Feb. 28, 2007)
  • Cache La Poudre Feeds, LLC v. Land O’ Lakes, Inc., 2007 WL 684001 (D. Colo. Mar. 2, 2007)
  • Cenveo Corp. v. Slater, 2007 WL 442387 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 31, 2007)
  • Apsley v. Boeing Co., 2007 WL 163201 (D. Kan. Jan. 18, 2007)
  • Gibson v. Ford Motor Co., 2007 WL 41954 (N.D. Ga. Jan. 4, 2007)
  • John B. v. Goetz, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75457 (M.D. Ten. Oct. 10, 20007)

Scrutiny of Discovery Processes: Search Protocols

  • Disability Rights Council of Greater Wash. v. Wash. Metro. Area Transit Auth., 242 F.R.D. 139 (D.D.C. 2007)
  • In re Seroquel Prods. Liab. Litig., 2007 WL 2412946 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 21, 2007)
  • Diabetes Centers of America, Inc. v. Healthpia America, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8362, 2008 WL 336382 (S.D. Tex. Feb. 5, 2008 ).
  • Equity Analytics, LLC v. Lundin, 248 F.R.D. 331, 331 (D.D.C. March 7, 2008 )
  • Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 2008 WL 2221841 (D.Md. May 29, 2008 )
  • United States v. O’Keefe, 537 F. Supp. 2d 14, 23-4 (D.D.C. 2008 )
  • Rhoads Indus. v. Bldg. Materials Corp. of Am., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93333 (E.D. Pa. Nov. 14, 2008 )
  • William A. Gross Constr. Assocs. v. Am. Mfrs. Mut. Ins. Co., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22903 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 19, 2009)

Work Product and Culling Methods

  • Sporck v. Peil, 759 F.2d 312 (3rd Cr. 1985)
  • Gould v. Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd., 825 F.2d 676 (2d Cir. 1987)
  • In Re San Juan Dupont Paza Hotel Fire Litigation, 859 F.2d 1007 (1st Cir. 1988 )

Reasonable Accessibility and Various forms of Storage Media

  • Quinby v. WESTLB AG, 2006 WL 2597900 (S.D.N.Y Sept. 5, 2006)
  • Disability Rights Council of Greater Wash. v. Wash. Metro. Area Transit Auth., 2007 WL 1585452 (D.D.C. June 1, 2007)
  • Guy Chem. Co. v. Romaco AG, 2007 WL 1521468 (N.D. Ind. May 22, 2007)
  • Oxford House, Inc. v. City of Topeka, 2007 WL 1246200 (D. Kan. Apr. 27, 2007)
  • Metro Wastewater Reclamation Dist. v. Alfa Laval, Inc., 2007 WL 1160012 (D. Colo. Apr. 19, 2007)
  • AAB Joint Venture v. United States, 75 Fed. Cl. 432 (Fed. Cl. 2007)
  • Best Buy Stores, L.P. v. Developers Diversified Realty Corp., 2007 WL 333987 (D. Minn. Feb. 1, 2007)
  • Ameriwood Industries, Inc. v. Liberman, 2007 WL 496716 (E.D. Mo. Feb. 13, 2007)
  • W.E. Aubuchon Co., Inc. v. BeneFirst, LLC, 245 F.R.D. 38 (D. Mass. 2007)
  • Petcou v. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13723 (N.D. Ga. Feb. 25, 2008 )

Discovery Requests-Scope of Discovery

  • Hoover v. Fla. Hydro, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 87839 (E.D. La. Oct. 1, 2008 )
  • Espy v. Mformation Techs., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81832 (D. Kan. Sept. 9, 2009)

Safe Harbor Provision

  • Doe v. Norwalk Community College, 2007 WL 2066497 (D. Conn. July 16, 2007)
  • Phillip M. Adams & Assocs., L.L.C. v. Dell, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26964 (D. Utah Mar. 27, 2009)

Sanctions: Accusations of Discovery Misconduct

  • United States Gypsum Co. v. Lafarge North Am. Inc., 670 F. Supp. 2d 768 (N.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. v. Cammarata, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14573 (S.D. Tex. Feb. 19, 2010)

Sanctions: General Opinions on Sanctionable Behavior

  • Greyhound Lines, Inc. v. Wade, 2007 WL 1189451 (8th Cir. Apr. 24, 2007)
  • Univ. of Pittsburgh v. Townsend, 2007 WL 1002317 (E.D. Tenn. Mar. 30, 2007)
  • Nursing Home Pension Fund v. Oracle Corp., 2008 WL 4093497 (N.D.Cal. Sept. 2, 2008 )
  • Asher Assocs., LLC v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40136 (D. Colo. May 12, 2009)
  • Espy v. Mformation Techs., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81832 (D. Kan. Sept. 9, 2009)
  • Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93644 (D. Md. Sept. 9, 2010)

Sanctions: Allowance of Further Discovery by Opposing Counsel for Discovery Mismanagement

  • 3M Innovative Properties Co. v. Tomar Electronics, 2006 WL 2670038 (D. Minn. Sept. 18, 2006)
  • Asher Assocs., LLC v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40136 (D. Colo. May 12, 2009)

Sanctions: Exclusion of Evidence for Discovery Mismanagement

  • Consolidated Aluminum Corp. v. Alcoa, Inc., 2006 WL 2583308 (M.D.La. July 19, 2006)
  • Asher Assocs., LLC v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40136 (D. Colo. May 12, 2009)

Sanctions: Awarding of Attorney’s Fees

  • S. New England Tel. Co. v. Global NAPs, Inc., 2008 WL 2568567 (D. Conn. June 23, 2008 )
  • CBT Flint Partners, LLC v. Return Path, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121188 (N.D. Ga. Dec. 30, 2009)
  • Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93644 (D. Md. Sept. 9, 2010)
  • Genworth Fin. Wealth Mgmt. v. McMullan, 267 F.R.D. 443 (D. Conn. 2010)

Sanctions: Monetary Damages for Discovery Mismanagement

  • Coane v. Ferrara Pan Candy Co., 898 F.2d (5th Cir. 1990)
  • Consolidated Aluminum Corp. v. Alcoa, Inc., 2006 WL 2583308 (M.D.La. July 19, 2006)
  • Phoenix Four, Inc. v. Strategic Resources Corp., 2006 WL 1409413 (S.D.N.Y May 23, 2006)
  • United Med. Supply Co., Inc. v. United States, 2007 WL 1952680 (Fed. Cl. June 27, 2007)
  • In re Sept. 11th Liab. Ins. Coverage Cases, 2007 WL 1739666 (S.D.N.Y. June 18, 2007)
  • Google Inc. v. Am. Blind & Wallpaper Factory, Inc., 2007 WL 1848665 (N.D. Cal. June 27, 2007)
  • Padgett v. City of Monte Sereno, 2007 WL 878575 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 20, 2007)
  • Wachtel v. Health Net, Inc., 2006 WL 3538935 (D.N.J. Dec. 6, 2006)

Sanctions: Adverse Inference Instruction for Discovery Mismanagement

  • Kelley v. United Airlines, 176 F.R.D. 422, 428 (D. Mass. 1997)
  • Residential Funding Corp. v. DeGeorge Financial Corp., 306 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2002)
  • Morris v. Union Pac. R.R., 373 F.3d 896, 900 (8th Cir. Ark. 2004)
  • Consolidated Aluminum Corp. v. Alcoa, Inc., 2006 WL 2583308 (M.D.La. July 19, 2006)
  • O’Brien v. Ed Donnelly Ents., Inc., 2006 WL 2583327 (S.D. Ohio Sept. 5, 2006)
  • Phoenix Four, Inc. v. Strategic Resources Corp., 2006 WL 1409413 (S.D.N.Y May 23, 2006)
  • Zubulake v. UBS Warburg, LLC, 220 F.R.D. 212 (S.D.N.Y. 2003).
  • World Courier v.Barone, 2007 WL 1119196 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 16, 2007)
  • Teague v. Target Corp., 2007 WL 1041191 (W.D.N.C. Apr.4, 2007)
  • Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC, 229 F.R.D. 422 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)
  • In re Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., 2007 WL 3172642 (Bkrtcy. D.Hawaii October 30, 2007)
  • Nursing Home Pension Fund v. Oracle Corp., 2008 WL 4093497 (N.D.Cal. Sept. 2, 2008 )
  • Asher Assocs., LLC v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40136 (D. Colo. May 12, 2009)
  • Scalera v. Electrograph Sys., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91572 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 29, 2009)
  • Elec. Mach. Enters. v. Hunt Constr. Group, Inc. (In re Elec. Mach. Enters.), 416 B.R. 801 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. v. Cammarata, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14573 (S.D. Tex. Feb. 19, 2010)

Sanctions: Default Judgment for Discovery Mismanagement

  • In re Napster, Inc. Copyright Litigation, 462 F.Supp.2d 1060 (N. D. Cal. 2006)
  • In re Quintus Corp. v. Avaya, Inc., 353 B.R. 77 (Bkrtcy. D. Del. 2006)
  • Columbia Pictures Inc. v. Bunnell, No. 2:06-cv-01093 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 13, 2007) (Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Terminating Sanctions)
  • S. New England Tel. Co. v. Global NAPs, Inc., 2008 WL 2568567 (D. Conn. June 23, 2008 )
  • Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93644 (D. Md. Sept. 9, 2010)

Sanctions: Dismissal of Case for Discovery Mismanagment

  • Arista Records LLC v. Tschirhart, 241 F.R.D. 462 (W.D. Tex. 2006)
  • Easton Sports, Inc. v. Warrior Lacrosse, Inc., 2006 WL 2811261 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 28, 2006)
  • Plasse v. Tyco Electronics Corp., 448 F.Supp.2d 302 (D. Mass. 2006)
  • Leon v. IDX Systems Corp., 464 F.3d 951 (9th Cir. 2006)
  • Miller v. Holzmann, 2007 WL 172327 (D.D.C. Jan. 17, 2007)
  • In re Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., 2007 WL 3172642 (Bkrtcy. D.Hawaii October 30, 2007)

Sactions:Contempt of Court Citation

  • Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93644 (D. Md. Sept. 9, 2010)

Spoliation

  • Asher Assocs., LLC v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40136 (D. Colo. May 12, 2009)
  • Scalera v. Electrograph Sys., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91572 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 29, 2009)
  • Elec. Mach. Enters. v. Hunt Constr. Group, Inc. (In re Elec. Mach. Enters.), 416 B.R. 801 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Bensel v. Allied Pilots Assoc., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118342 (D.N.J. Dec. 17, 2009)
  • Calixto v. Watson Bowman Acme Corp., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111659 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 16, 2009)
  • Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93644 (D. Md. Sept. 9, 2010)
  • Genworth Fin. Wealth Mgmt. v. McMullan, 267 F.R.D. 443 (D. Conn. 2010)

Subpoenas–Third Party Subpoenas

  • Hoover v. Fla. Hydro, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 87839 (E.D. La. Oct. 1, 2008 )

Trade Secrets/Privacy Issues and Disclosure During Discovery

  • Daimler Truck N. Am. LLC v. Younessi, 2008 WL 2519845 (W.D. Wash. June 20, 2008 )
  • Viacom Int’l Inc. v. YouTube Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50614 (S.D.N.Y. July 1, 2008 )

Waiver of Privilege

  • Hopson v. Mayor & City Council of Baltimore, 232 F.R.D. 228, 237-238 (D. Md. 2005)
  • Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 2008 WL 2221841 (D.Md. May 29, 2008 )
  • Rhoads Indus. v. Bldg. Materials Corp. of Am., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93333 (E.D. Pa. Nov. 14, 2008 )
  • Heriot v. Byrne, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22552 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 20, 2009)

Attorney Liability & Vendors

  • Funding Corp. v. DeGeorge Fin. Corp., 306 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2002)
  • In re Worldcom Securities Litigation, 2004 WL 768573 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)

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