Court rejects invasive and overbroad requests in data privacy case
In this data privacy class action, the court denied the defendant’s request to inspect the plaintiffs’ mobile devices.
Court refuses to allow Equifax to ‘frustrate discovery’ by creating inaccessible database
In this FCRA case, the court granted a motion to compel in part and narrowed the scope of discovery, but held that some information was…
Production of emails in PDF format violates Rule 34 and the court’s order
Despite being ordered to comply with FRCP 34, the plaintiffs continued to produce emails in PDF rather than native format, leading to sanctions.
Native-format production appropriate under Rule 34 and parties’ agreement
The court compelled production of files in native format, citing Rule 34, the parties’ agreement, and the potential relevance of native-format files.
Medical Records Proportional Ediscovery In ADA Claim
The plaintiff argued his medical records weren’t relevant; the court held that he “placed his mental condition at issue” by asserting an ADA claim.
PDF production ‘not unreasonable,’ but also not ‘unduly burdensome’ to re-produce
Citing FRCP 34 regarding the form of production, the court ordered a party to re-produce emails in native format rather than as searchable PDFs.