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Federal E-Discovery: Court Determines iPhone Evidence To Be Fabricated
October 5, 2021
Litigation partners Chris Boehning and Dan Toal’s latest Federal E-Discovery column, “Court Determines iPhone Evidence To Be Fabricated,” appeared in the October 5 issue of the New York Law Journal. The authors discuss a recent decision in Rossbach v. Montefiore Med. Ctr. in the Southern District of New York, in which the defense’s technological expertise in handling key electronic evidence it suspected had been fabricated resulted in severe sanctions against the plaintiff and her counsel, including a dismissal with prejudice. The ruling demonstrates the need for parties and their counsel to maintain and leverage technological expertise as part of e-discovery practice, as new and varied modes of communication proliferate. E-discovery counsel Ross Gotler and e-discovery attorney Lidia Kekis assisted in the preparation of this article.
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