Judge Sanctions NTL For Botching Evidence

Law360, New York (January 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A magistrate judge has ordered NTL Inc.’s two reorganized companies, both defendants in a federal securities fraud case, to pay plaintiffs’ attorneys fees for tying up the discovery process and allowing key information to be destroyed.

Chief Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck found Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that NTL Europe Inc. and another NTL entity were at fault for letting documents and electronically stored information (ESI), including e-mails of 44 of NTL’s “key players” in the securities...
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