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December Case Law Pop Quiz! – eDiscovery Case Law

We have time for one more case law pop quiz before the end of the year – this one is customized to the case law that we’ve covered since late October.  If you’re reading the blog each day, these questions should be easy!  If not, we’ve provided a link to the post with the answer.  We’re that nice.  Test your knowledge!  Tomorrow, we’ll post the answers for those who don’t know and didn’t look them up.

1.  In which case was the defendant given an adverse inference sanction for failing to preserve several weeks of audio recordings?

A. Lanterman and Computer Forensic Services v. Afremov

B. Riley v. Marriott Int’l

C. Novick v. AXA Network, LLC

D. Kuznyetsov v. West Penn Allegheny Health Sys.

2.  In which case did the court grant the defendant’s request for destruction of an inadvertently-produced privileged document?

A. Freedman v. Weatherford Int’l

B. Pick v. City of Remsen

C. Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat Systems.

D. Good v. American Water Works

3.  In which case was the discovery vendor’s bill slashed over $700,000 over disputed invoices?

A. Lanterman and Computer Forensic Services v. Afremov

B. Riley v. Marriott Int’l

C. Novick v. AXA Network, LLC

D. Kuznyetsov v. West Penn Allegheny Health Sys.

4.  In which case did the court decline to require the defendant to produce reports on their discovery, despite the fact that their production was missing 18 emails?

A. Freedman v. Weatherford Int’l

B. Pick v. City of Remsen

C. Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat Systems.

D. Good v. American Water Works

5.  In which case did the court approve over $60,000 for taxation of costs that included scanning and conversion of native files?

A. Lanterman and Computer Forensic Services v. Afremov

B. Riley v. Marriott Int’l

C. Novick v. AXA Network, LLC

D. Kuznyetsov v. West Penn Allegheny Health Sys.

6.  In which case did the court refuse to adopt the plaintiff’s computer-assisted privilege review plan that allowed for no manual review?

A. Freedman v. Weatherford Int’l

B. Pick v. City of Remsen

C. Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat Systems.

D. Good v. American Water Works

7.  In which case did the court deny the plaintiff’s motion to compel full disk imaging of the defendant’s hard drives?

A. Peterson v. Matlock

B. Pero v. Norfolk Southern Railway, Co.

C. Venture Corp. Ltd. v. Barrett

D. Design Basics, LLC. v. Carhart Lumber Co.

8.  In which case was the plaintiff ordered to organize its unorganized production of 41,000 pages to conform to Rule 34?

A. Regulatory Fundamentals Group v. Governance Risk Management Compliance

B. Pero v. Norfolk Southern Railway, Co.

C. Venture Corp. Ltd. v. Barrett

D. Design Basics, LLC. v. Carhart Lumber Co.

9.  In which case did the court order the defendant to either produce a laptop or reimburse the plaintiff for the cost of a software license to view an evidentiary video?

A. Peterson v. Matlock

B. Pero v. Norfolk Southern Railway, Co.

C. Venture Corp. Ltd. v. Barrett

D. Design Basics, LLC. v. Carhart Lumber Co.

10. In which of the following cases did the court go farther than an adverse inference sanction, awarding judgment to the plaintiff in the case?

A. Riley v. Marriott Int’l

B. Novick v. AXA Network, LLC

C. Regulatory Fundamentals Group v. Governance Risk Management Compliance

D. All of the above cases resulted in an adverse inference sanction

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