$20 Million Bond for Failure to Comply with Discovery Orders

An Arkansas class action case against a nursing home company is getting ugly even in discovery. The trial judge threatened to imprison the defendant company’s officers for refusing to comply with court ordered discovery. Then, the trial judge required them to post a $20 million bond for their failure to comply with the discovery orders. The Arkansas Supreme Court recently affirmed the trial judge’s bond requirement. Read about it over at our Tennessee Business Litigation blog.