Author Archives: Matthew Martin

You Can’t Claw Your Way Out Of This One: Transparency Required In E-Discovery Protocol

Progressive Cas. Ins. Co. v. Delaney, No. 2:11-cv-00678-LRH-PAL, 2014 WL 2112927 (D. Nev. May 20, 2014) This case is a declaratory relief action filed by Progressive in response [..]

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Mega Metadata Manipulation Creates Costly Conclusion

T&E Investment Group LLC v. Faulkner, et al., No. 11-CV-0724-P (N.D.Tx. February 12, 2014) In this Texas case, defendant Faulkner was charged with spoliation of evidence (metadata manipulation) [..]

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Even Anti-Dentites Have Duty To Preserve

Painter v. Atwood, 912 F. Supp. 2d 962 – Dist. Court, D. Nevada 2012 In this case from March, plaintiff Painter accused defendants, including her former boss Dr. [..]

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Not Just For Corporations: E-Discovery Production Woes Hit Home

Mancino v. Fingar Ins. Agency, 2014 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 30 (N.Y. Misc. 2014) In this action for breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation, and professional negligence, plaintiffs (insurance policy [..]

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Collaboration Required: E-Discovery Discovery About Discovery

Ruiz-Bueno, III v. Scott, No. 2:12-cv-0809, 2013 WL 6055402 (S.D. Ohio Nov. 15, 2013) In this wrongful death case, plaintiffs sought to compel defendants’ response to a set [..]

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Any Way You Slice It, Objections To E-Discovery Production Format Must Be Timely

RPM Pizza, LLC v. Argonaut Great Central Insurance Company, No. 10-684-BAJ-SCR (Dist. Court, M.D. Louisiana Nov. 15, 2013) Plaintiff RPM Pizza (actually Domino’s Pizza in this matter) sued [..]

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Alabama Court Demands Compliance With ESI Production Agreement

Northstar Marine, Inc. v. Huffman, CA 13-00037-WS-C (S.D. Ala. Aug. 27, 2013) The United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama held that plaintiff was required [..]

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