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April 3, 2018

Bad Faith Claims and Discovery

If an insurer could be facing a bad faith claim, what documents may be discoverable during litigation is an important consideration. While the ultimate outcome hinges […]
March 24, 2018

9th Circuit Upholds Ruling on Pigeon Excrement Coverage

In a recent ruling, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that Capitol Insurance Company must shoulder alone an apartment complex’s $1.9 million dollar settlement […]
March 24, 2018

Cybersecurity ESI Update

Cybersecurity is not a primary job for all legal teams and attorneys.  We handle confidential computer data on a daily basis that belongs to our clients, […]
March 2, 2018

The Dangers of Self Collection-FRE Rule 902(14)

Self-data collection has always been a highly debated topic for organizations, many of which have struggle with whether or not they can effectively handle it themselves.  […]
March 2, 2018

DETERMINING APPROPRIATE KEYWORDS WHEN PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY

United States v. New Mexico State Univ., No. 1:16-cv-00911-JAP-LF, 2017 WL 4386358 (D.N.M. Sept. 29, 2017) In this pay discrimination case, the Court addressed Defendants’ motion […]
February 3, 2018

Court Limit’s The Breadth of Social Media Request in Discovery

In today’s world of ever expanding data sources, we are constantly being faced with the question of proportionality. We are seeing requests that ask for such […]
February 2, 2018

Third Circuit Rules on Employer Friendly “but for” Causation Standard Applies To False Claims Act Retaliation Claims

In the case DiFiore v CSL Behring, LLC the Third Circuit ruled for the first time that the more demanding “but for” causation standard applies to […]
January 24, 2018

Punitive Damages Under New York City Human Rights Law

The New York City Human Rights Law prohibits employment discrimination based on, among other things, an employee’s gender.  The law has plainly provided for punitive damages […]
January 3, 2018

Preventing the High Costs of eDiscovery

The process of electronic discovery can be a rather expensive one, depending on the circumstances of the case in question. The risks are especially disproportionate for […]
December 26, 2017

Shifting the Costs and Burdens of eDiscovery

Attorneys are always concerned with the financial, time and resource burdens associated with producing documents and electronically stored information (ESI). When these costs are paid by […]
December 26, 2017

Key Issues to Consider When Automating the Legal Hold Process

Companies that deal with a larger than average volume of litigation would do well to consider methods to improve the legal hold process through a form […]
November 26, 2017

MobileRev™ Provides Electronic Discovery Solution for Social Messaging and Mobile Content

The universe of electronic data is expanding with a diverse array of locations hosting information submitted from portable devices with computing power that rivals desktop computers.  […]