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Posted: May 14, 2015

Judge Scanlon Drops The Hammer On “Evasive” Non-Party Witness

In Allstate Ins. Co. v. Nazarov, 11-CV-6187 (E.D.N.Y. March 25, 2015), Magistrate Judge Vera M. Scanlon dealt with the evasiveness of a non-party witness who had repeatedly come up with excuses to avoid giving deposition testimony. Plaintiffs moved for discovery from the unrepresented witness, Alena Kuturova-Pidgurskyy, concerning alleged spoliation of evidence in the case. After… Read more »