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Case Law: DR Distributors, LLC v 21 Century Smoking, Inc. et al. - E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cyber Security Section News

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Posted on: Feb 7, 2021

What happens when attorneys and their clients disregard both the spirit and letter of the FRCP’s e-discovery rules? As illustrated in this case, very bad things.
 
Even federal judges have breaking points, and after more than eight years, 400+ docket entries, and an almost incomprehensible number of ESI blunders, defendants and their counsel unfortunately (but not surprisingly) found themselves on the exploding end of a 103-page, court-imposed sanctions truth-bomb.

If you are a litigator and the terms “legal hold,” “custodian interviews,” “Rule 26(f) meet and confer conferences,” or “cloud-based ESI collections” make you sweat, this case is for you.

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