A recent decision from the United States Court for the District of New Jersey demonstrates how a corporation’s tenacity in seeking electronically stored information despite the intransigence and apparent spoliation of evidence by a former employee and his new company led to positive results for the corporation.

In Telquest International Corp. v. Dedicated Business Systems, Inc., No. 06-5259 (PGS), 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19546 (D.N.J. March 11, 2009), the plaintiff Telquest International Corp. (“Telquest”) sued its former employee Jason Hines and his new corporation, Dedicated Business Systems, Inc. (“DBSI”), asserting claims of fraud, misappropriation of confidential and proprietary information, breach … Continue Reading