2016 IL App Opinion (Carlson v. Jerousek) – reversing grant of broad discovery; privacy PC data; Issue – circumstances under which a party to a civil suit may inspect the contents of another person’s computer through forensic imaging, seeking metadata and other information; holding: request was contrary to discovery protocol, information sough was not clearly specified and the probative value of that information was questionable while the burden to plaintiff’s privacy interest was significant, and there were ample avenues open to defendants to discovery the info they sought without granting them broad access to plaintiff’s computers
Appellate Court of Illinois Second District
State Court of Appeals
Style of Case:
James Jerousek, Individually and as Agent and/or Employee of Olson Transportation, and Robert Olson, d/b/a Midwest Motor Coach
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