Ninth Circuit Affirms Goodyear Discovery Sanctions, Including $2.7 Million in Fees and Requirement to File a Copy of the Order in All Future Cases

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed sanctions levied against The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and its counsel for failure to produce relevant documents.  The sanctions upheld by the Ninth Circuit included more than $2.7 million in attorneys’ fees and costs, plus an order to file a copy of the sanctions order in every future-filed case involving the same model of tire at issue. [7/24/15]