In this employment case, the court sanctioned the plaintiff for destroying cell phone records and lying under oath.
In this personal injury case, the court denied sanctions despite poor preservation and admitted spoliation because the loss of evidence caused no prejudice.
In this defamation case, the court ordered evidentiary sanctions, but no adverse instruction, for the plaintiffs’ spoliation of evidence and metadata.
The court denied sanctions for spoliation of evidence under FRCP 37(e) where the plaintiff failed to prove that the videos were irretrievably lost.
In Hefter Impact Techs., LLC v. Sport Maska, Inc., the court partially awarded the plaintiff sanctions citing the defendant's poor preservation.
Relying on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and its inherent authority, a court imposed default judgment for data destruction in OmniGen v. Wang.