Medex Can't Take Back 347 Emails From Discovery In $7M Suit

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 8:11 PM EDT) -- An Ohio federal judge ruled Tuesday that 347 emails inadvertently produced by medical device maker Medex Cardio-Pulmonary Inc. during discovery in a $7 million merger contract suit filed by Inhalation Plastics Inc. are not subject to attorney-client privilege.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Norah McCann King said Medex waived its attorney-client privilege with regard to the emails because it did not take reasonable precautions to protect the privileged information, provided no privilege log at the time of disclosure and made insufficient attempts to mitigate the damage after learning...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Inhalation Plastics, Inc. v. Medex Cardio-Pulmonary, Inc.


Case Number

2:07-cv-00116

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Michael H. Watson

Date Filed

February 15, 2007

Law Firms

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.