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Destruction of evidence results in adverse judgment (access required)

Where a corporate defendant destroyed evidence after receiving notice of potential litigation, failed to disclose its conduct until confronted by plaintiff’s counsel and then deleted additional files, depriving the plaintiff of its ability to pursue its claims, there was no abuse of discretion in imposing judgment as a sanction. Background QueTel Corporation filed a civil action against ...