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Lombardo v. Gov’t Emps. Ins. Co.

Lombardo v. Gov’t Emps. Ins. Co.

Case Date: 02/23/2017
Citation: Lombardo v. Gov't Emps. Ins. Co., Case No.: 3:16cv392/MCR/EMT, 2017 WL 3113410 (N.D. Fla. Feb. 23, 2017)
Court Type: Federal District
Court: Northern District of Florida (N.D. Fla.)
Judge: Federal Magistrate Judge: Elizabeth M. Timothy
Rule(s): Rule 26

The Plaintiff insured brought suit alleging that Defendant GEICO acted in bad faith by not properly defending Plaintiff from suit in an automobile accident.


The Court granted Plaintiff’s motion to compel in part. The Court ordered Defendant GEICO to respond only with documents that were relevant and proportional to Plaintiff’s claim and noted that Plaintiff’s initial production request was overly broad. With respect to concerns about privileged information, the Court suggested a confidentiality agreement and a privilege log for any documents GEICO claimed as privileged.

Relevant Documents:

Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Additional Documents (Doc. 28)

Defendantss Reponse to Motion to Compel (Doc. 30)

Order on Motion to Compel (Doc. 31)

E-Discovery Issues: Motion to Compel, Production Request
E-discovery Tags: Communication/Cooperation, Privacy, Privilege, Proportionality, Relevancy

Published: January 29th, 2018

Category: Uncategorized

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