What Is Spoliation Of Evidence, And How Can You Prevent It?

on Thu, Mar 19, 2020 By | Paulette Keheley | 0 Comments | Attorney Requirements
Preservation of electronically stored information (ESI) is an extremely important part of eDiscovery, and involves issuing appropriate legal holds to prevent destruction of potential evidence and material relevant to a case. It also protects lawyers, law firms, and clients against claims of impropriety and negligence. Discovery guidelines, as outlined in Rule 37 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, make it very clear that both sides of legal counsel have a duty to preserve all ESI that could provide evidentiary value and ensure its integrity.
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How to Develop a Discovery Plan

on Tue, Nov 19, 2019 By | Alison ONeill | 0 Comments | Attorney Requirements
eDiscovery can make or break your case. It establishes the scope of the lawsuit for both sides, the documents that must be produced, and the custodians to contact, among other important factors. In essence, the discovery process lays out the rules that lawyers must abide by during a lawsuit as they pertain to gathering, preserving, and sharing relevant documents. A single misstep at this stage could create a competitive disadvantage that will be all but impossible to overcome during the course of a lawsuit or trial.
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FRCP Rule 26: A No-Nonsense Guide to eDiscovery Obligations

on Tue, Oct 29, 2019 By | Alison ONeill | 0 Comments | Attorney Requirements
Discovery is a critical phase of any trial or lawsuit, and can make the difference between a successful case and one that goes horribly awry. Both the requesting and producing party have a number of obligations to meet during the discovery process, which are extensively detailed in Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP).
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