Category: Video Surveillance

  • Court Denies Plaintiff’s Spoliation Motion After Missing Video is Found

    17 Oct 2016

    In Palmer v. Allen, et. al., Case No. 14-12247 (E.D. Mich., Sept. 28, 2016), Plaintiff sued the police department for the city of Ecorse, Michigan, as well as police officers Allen and Trevino, after an incident during a traffic stop. Plaintiff was the passenger in a vehicle that was pulled

  • Court Finds No Spoliation of Security Video Under Third Circuit’s Bad Faith Standard

    13 Mar 2015

    In Harrell v. Pathmark et al., Civil Action No. 14-5260 (E.D.Penn. Feb. 26, 2015), the Eastern District of Pennsylvania sua sponte considered whether to order an adverse inverse instruction due to Defendant’s possible spoliation of video evidence. Plaintiff filed suit against Defendant alleging negligence related to a slip and fall accident that occurred in

  • No Spoliation After Defendants Inadvertently Destroy Video Surveillance

    6 Feb 2015

    In Wardner v. American Airlines, et al., Case No. 14-22011-CIV (S.D.Fl. Jan. 12, 2015), a Florida district court considered whether to enter an adverse inference instruction against Defendants’ due to alleged spoliation of video surveillance.  Plaintiff, who was arrested following alleged disruptive behavior at the Miami International Airport, filed suit against the airline, Miami-Dade County,

  • Court Rejects Defendant’s Attempt to Avoid Production Because of a Software Licensing Issue

    17 Dec 2014

    In Pero v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., No. 3:14-CV-16-PRL-CCS (E.D. Tenn. December 1, 2014), a railroad conductor alleged he suffered injury after trying to remove a fallen tree from a train track. Plaintiff’s eDiscovery requests requested that Defendant produce the video recording from a camera mounted on front of the train. Plaintiff alleged it needed