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Ballard Spahr LLP: Failure To Issue Litigation Hold Is Not Necessarily Gross Negligence, 2nd Circuit Holds
Posted on 10 Aug 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Philip N. Yannella and Christopher Corsi In a decision that will surprise some, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held in Chin v. Port Authority [ enhanced version available to subscribers ] that the failure to... Read More

Fulbright Alert: 2nd Circuit Rejects Per Se Gross Negligence Standard For Failure To Issue A Hold Notice
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Preservation and discovery sanctions rarely reach appellate courts, but the Second Circuit addressed both in its July 10 opinion in Chin v. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey , --- F.3d ---, 2012 WL 2760776, Nos. 10-1904-cv(L), 10-2031-cv(XAP... Read More