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Managed Care Sols., Inc. v. Essent Healthcare, Inc.

Managed Care Sols., Inc. v. Essent Healthcare, Inc.

Case Date: 08/23/2010
Citation: Managed Care Sols., Inc. v. Essent Healthcare, Inc., 736 F. Supp. 2d 1317 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
Court Type: Federal District
Court: Southern District of Florida (S.D. Fla.)
Judge: Federal Magistrate Judge: John J. O'Sullivan
Rule(s): Rule 37

Breach of contract action. Plaintiff moved for default judgment, and for spoliation sanctions, alleging Defendant spoliated documents necessary for the resolution of several discovery orders.


Because Plaintiff failed to show through direct or circumstantial evidence that Defendant exhibited bad faith, Plaintiff’s request for the entry of a default judgment against the defendant was denied. Additionally, the Court denied Plaintiff’s request for an adverse jury instruction.

Relevant Documents:

Motion for Sanctions (Doc. 152)

Response in Opposition to Motion for Sanctions (Doc. 171)

Reply in Support of Motion for Sanctions (Doc. 180)

Order on Motion for Sanctions (Doc. 212)


E-Discovery Issues: Litigation Hold, Motion for Default Judgment, Motion for Sanctions
E-discovery Tags: Data Retention, Sanctions, Spoliation
E-discovery subjects: Email

Published: December 19th, 2017

Category: Uncategorized

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