SanDisk Hit With Sanctions In Earnout Suit

Law360, New York (August 24, 2010, 8:16 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled SanDisk Corp. should pay $150,000 in sanctions for obscuring problems with producing computer data that brought discovery to a halt in a case launched by two former employees who claim the flash memory maker failed to pay them a $4 million earnout for acquiring their company MDRM Inc.

Judge William H. Pauley III of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday denied the former employees’ bid seeking terminating sanctions for spoliation, but found that SanDisk...
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