Burden of discovery
In this class action, the court denied sanctions after the plaintiffs’ demands for a broad scope of discovery yielded a predictably huge production.
Court notes that when ESI is not reasonably accessible due undue burden or cost, it need not be provided unless the moving party demonstrates good…
Finding no abuse of discretion, the court upheld the order of the Special Master and required State Farm to answer the interrogatories.
In a civil rights action the magistrate judge ordered the individual defendants to search their personal computers and e-mails for evidence.