Case Study: Voom V. EchoStar

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 1:34 PM EST) -- A controversial federal rule on the preservation of electronic documents pending litigation has just been adopted by a New York state appellate court in Voom HD Holdings LLC v. EchoStar Satellite LLC, 2012 NY Slip Op. 00658 (App. Div. 1st Dep’t Jan. 31, 2012), a dispute between a television programming provider and a direct broadcast satellite television service.

The Voom decision represents the first time a New York appellate court has followed the rule articulated in Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC, 220 F.R.D. 212, 218 (S.D.N.Y....
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