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Leor Expl. & Prod., LLC v. Aguiar

Leor Expl. & Prod., LLC v. Aguiar

Case Date: 09/28/2010
Citation: Leor Expl. & Prod., LLC v. Aguiar, Nos. 09–60136–CIV, 09–60683–CIV, 2010 WL 3782195 (S.D. Fla. Sept. 28, 2010)
Court Type: Federal District
Court: Southern District of Florida (S.D. Fla.)
Judge: Federal District Judge: Patricia A. Seitz
Issues:

This case arose out of a family business dispute. The issue concerns whether the Federal Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation, recommending the granting of a Motion for Sanctions by the Leor Parties against Aguiar as well as a Motion to Hold Aguiar in Contempt, should be adopted.

Resolution:

The Court found that Aguiar violated the Magistrate’s witness tampering and intimidation orders, and was therefore in contempt of Court. The Court also found Aguiar acted in bad faith by hacking into Plaintiff Kaplan’s email, warranting appropriate sanctions.

Relevant Documents:

Motion for Sanctions (Doc. 135)

Response in Opposition to Motion for Sanctions (Doc. 165)

Motion to Hold Agular in Contempt (Doc. 228)

Report and Recommendations (Doc. 400)

Order Adopting Report and Recommendations (Doc. 423)

E-Discovery Issues: Motion for Sanctions
E-discovery Tags: Privilege, Work Product
E-discovery subjects: Email

Published: December 19th, 2017

Category: Uncategorized


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