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Defendants deleted evidence before and after legal hold, then misrepresented its availability

Defendants deleted evidence before and after legal hold, then misrepresented its availability

In this employment case, the magistrate imposed monetary sanctions and recommended an adverse inference jury instruction for the defendants’ spoliation of electronically stored information (ESI). Although the defendants were on notice of the plaintiff’s claims and had a clear obligation to preserve relevant information, they intentionally deleted her email and work data…

What Is a Trigger Event?

What Is a Trigger Event?

How to determine when to enact a litigation response plan What is a trigger event? A trigger event is an indicator to an ediscovery professional that a litigation matter or regulatory investigation is likely to follow, when then triggers the duty to preserve...

What Is A Legal Hold?

What Is A Legal Hold?

Legal Holds in Ediscovery: What They Are and When You Need Them A legal hold, also known as a litigation hold, is the process by which an organization advises personnel when information must be preserved for potential litigation matters or investigations. The legal...

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