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June 20, 2018

Insurance Cyber Security Law Adopted By South Carolina

The Charleston CEO announced that “Governor Henry McMaster signed the South Carolina Department of Insurance Data Security Bill into law today. South Carolina will be the […]
May 30, 2018

How Courts Are Using TAR

In this class action lawsuit the plaintiff alleged that companies in the broiled chicken industry were colluding in order to limit the supply of chickens.  This […]
May 18, 2018

New York Department of Financial Services Find’s NRA “Carry Guard” Insurance in Violation of New York Insurance Law

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo recently announced that Lockton Cos., LLC and its affiliate Lockton Affinity, LLC have agreed to pay a $7 million fine […]
May 8, 2018

Shifting the Burden of eDiscovery Cost’s in Third Party Subpoenas

Although e-discovery has been part of complex commercial litigation for over a decade, there have been only a few federal appellate court rulings about e-discovery topics. […]
April 21, 2018

GDPR and eDiscovery

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’s arrival is imminent. On May 25, the new regulation governing data privacy for citizens of the EU’s 28 member countries […]
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 […]