Court sanctions defendant for ‘bollixed’ legal hold

Court sanctions defendant for ‘bollixed’ legal hold

Franklin v. Howard Brown Health Ctr. In this employment discrimination case, the defendant “bollixed its litigation hold…to a staggering degree and at every turn.” As a sanction, the magistrate recommended that the court allow the parties to present evidence about the...
Defendant Loses Cost-Shifting Motion in Discrimination Lawsuit

Defendant Loses Cost-Shifting Motion in Discrimination Lawsuit

Hawa v. Coatesville Area Sch. Dist., No. 15-4828, 2017 WL 1021026 (E.D. Pa. Mar. 16, 2017). In this employment discrimination lawsuit, the court denied the defendant’s motion to shift the costs of ediscovery for records that the defendant itself rendered unsearchable....