Redacting potentially relevant information is permissible, says the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida. In re Takata Airbag Prods. Liability Litigation. The district court applied the new proportionality standard to reach its decision but emphasized that the parties seeking similar results must provide a persuasive reason for withholding or redacting such information. ABA Section of Litigation leaders note that as one of the first forays into the proportionality analysis, this case sheds some light on how courts will apply the newly amended Rule 26.
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