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‘Disproportionate’ discovery sanctions rejected (access required)

Although the defendant was ordered to respond to long-overdue discovery, the sanctions requested by the plaintiff, including striking of a counterclaim and affirmative defenses, were disproportionate. As the pandemic likely made discovery more difficult and the parties are still litigating various motions, the plaintiff’s motion for sanctions and expenses was rejected. Background This matter is before the ...