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US Gypsum v. LaFarge North Am. Inc.

CHICAGO: December 4, 2009 Plaintiffs US Gypsum Co. entered into a law suit against LaFarge North Am. USG accused LaFarge of spoliation and patent infringement. USG also claimed that LaFarge stole manufacturing information. Forensicon was the mutually agreed and court accepted neutral expert that was charged with handling the collection of evidence and conducting the[…Read More]

Forensicon Featured in Computerworld

CHICAGO, IL – Apr. 2, 2007: Forensicon management was interviewed by Computerworld on the rapidly growing field of computer forensics. The focus of the interview was career opportunities in the industry and the type of background that lends itself to being a “Digital Detective.” It also addressed the question of why computer forensics is growing[…Read More]

Defendant Awarded Fees After Plaintiff Sanctioned for Spoliation

CHICAGO, IL – August 15, 2006: Charles A. Krumwiede v. Brighton Associates, L.L.C. and Ismael C. Reyes (N. Dist. Ill. 05 C 3003) Forensicon, the largest Chicago-based provider of computer forensics services specializing in employment litigation, trade secrets, and internal investigations, today announced the latest ruling regarding the Krumwiede v. Brighton Associates et al employment[…Read More]

Willful Bad-Faith Spoliation Warrants Default Judgment Sanction

CHICAGO, IL – May 31, 2006: Krumwiede v. Brighton Associates, L.L.C., 2006 WL 1308629 (Northern District Court, Illinois 05 C 3003) What began as an employee’s claims for breach of an Employment Agreement and back-pay resulted in a counterclaim alleging tortuous interference, breach of non-compete and confidentiality duties, and violation of the Illinois Trade Secrets[…Read More]