• Spoliation: How to Stop Trouble from Brewing
  • August 6, 2015 | Author: Robert J. Humm
  • Law Firm: Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C. - Providence Office
  • When a business is faced with the potential for litigation, it is imperative that all evidence be preserved to avoid the dreaded “s” word: spoliation. Starbucks Corporation recently learned this lesson the hard way when a court issued sanctions and ruled that Starbucks had engaged in spoliation of evidence when it did not preserve thousands of allegedly defective chairs in relation to a breach of warranty dispute.