Rio Tinto PLC v. Vale S.A., 2015 WL 872294 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 2, 2015).
In this fraud case, the parties stipulated that they would use predictive coding during the discovery process. Judge Peck issued this opinion due to...more
Bagwe v. Sedgwick Claims Mgmt. Servs., Inc., 2015 WL 351244 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 27, 2015).
In this employment discrimination case, the court granted the defendants’ motion for summary judgment. The defendants then filed...more
Comprehensive Addiction Treatment Ctr. v. Leslea, 2015 WL 638198 (D. Co. Feb. 13, 2015).
In this private civil rights enforcement case, the court dismissed the case, ruling that the defendants had qualified immunity. The...more
Bring Your Own Device (“BYOD”) is a movement that is changing the IT landscape of workplaces. In a BYOD workplace, employees use their own mobile device—smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc.—for both work and personal use. ...more
Litigation, particularly complex litigation, can be just that, complex. The complexity of litigation necessarily requires the ability to manage multiple moving parts in all phases of a case in the most efficient and...more
Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck’s recent decision in Rio Tinto PLC v. Vale S.A., S.D.N.Y., No. 14 Civ. 3042 (RMB)(AJP) (March 2, 2015), recognizes disclosure of non-responsive documents is not a per se requirement in cases...more
As discovery has evolved into an electronic undertaking, large corporations increasingly find themselves defending their efforts to comply with the discovery requests of skeptical opposing counsel. ...more
Advantor Systems Corp. v. DRS Technical Services, Inc., 2015 WL 403308 (M.D. Fl. Jan. 28, 2015).
In this non-disclosure case, the plaintiff sought sanctions after the defendant reformatted an employee laptop, allegedly...more
Federal courts in California have developed new rules and guidelines.
The rules of civil procedure are supposed to be "construed and administered to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action...more
2014 demonstrated that management and discovery of electronic information continues to be a challenging issue in litigation. A review of 2014 court decisions also underscores the importance of litigation hold notices,...more
A recent podcast from the Legal Talk Network’s ESI Report addresses cost control, an important issue for any client, eDiscovery attorney, or eDiscovery vendor. ...more
As one year ends and a new one begins it’s an excellent time to take stock of our lives. Traditionally, the turn of a new year is accompanied by reflections on past accomplishments and resolutions and goals for the coming...more
In James v. National Financial LLC, C.A. 8931-VCL (Del Ch. Dec. 5,2014) the Court of Chancery outlined Delaware Counsel’s discovery obligations as well as the type of sanctions that may be imposed for not complying with those...more
“E-discovery is pervasive. It’s like understanding civil procedure. You’re not going to be a civil litigator without understanding the rules of civil procedure. Similarly, you’re no longer going to be able to conduct...more
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