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Nov 15th, 2017

Electronic Discovery Case Law Update - ESI Preservation and Spoliation

by BLS Member Steven Teppler

In the November 6, 2017 decision at GREGORY WOODEN, Plaintiff, v. CLYDE BARRINGER, et al., Defendants., No. 3:16-CV-446-MCR-GRJ, 2017 WL 5140518 (N.D. Fla. Nov. 6, 2017) from the Northern District of Florida denying a motion for spoliation sanctions, United States Magistrate Judge Gary Jones offers up a cogent review of preservation obligations, together with the requirements for the imposition of sanctions under the 2015 amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. 37.

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