November 4, 2017

Excess Line Association of New York v. Waldorf & Associates, et al

Ohrenstein & Brown, LLP, attorney Michael D. Brown, for respondents, was included in the Excess Line Association of New York v. Waldorf & Associates, et al court decision.  […]
October 17, 2017

Making Your Rule 26(F) Meet and Confer an Effective Mechanism for Focusing Discovery and Mitigating Discovery Costs

The Rule 26 proportionality standard imposes an affirmative duty on the parties to litigation to focus discovery requests to streamline the process and account for the […]
October 8, 2017

Court’s Broad Interpretation of “Control” Over Text Messages of a Third-Party Leads to Adverse Inference Discovery Sanction

The expansive scope of electronic discovery poses significant challenges for companies in terms of preserving text messages subject to discovery.  Most officers and management personnel might […]
September 29, 2017

Recent Poll of Employee Data Practices Indicate Employers Exposed to Litigation Risks Because of Employee Practices

The management of big data and litigation risks associated with e-Discovery are issues of growing importance.  A recent study suggests that these risks are magnified because […]
September 21, 2017

Expansive Influence of Social Media Applications Creates Unique Electronic Discovery Challenges

While electronic discovery issues can take many forms, the evolving diversity and number of social media websites and applications pose legal, practical, and ethical litigation challenges.  […]
September 8, 2017

Decision by California Supreme Court Complicates Conflicts between 3rd Party Privacy Rights and E-Discovery

A natural tension exists between the proliferation of e-Discovery in civil litigation and privacy rights.  The complex issues raised by these competing interests continue to become […]
July 28, 2017

Exposing Common Myths about Electronic Discovery in Insurance Claims Litigation

The complexity of litigation involving an insurance claim often becomes compounded by the impact of e-Evidence.  When the amount of electronic data is voluminous, the cost […]
July 17, 2017

Data Reuse Can Avoid Duplicative Efforts and Mitigate Costs in Litigation

Since the digital footprints of corporations are growing exponentially, many companies are looking to mitigate litigation costs, increase efficiency, and flag potential problems before they occur.  […]
July 9, 2017

Businesses Face Emerging Litigation Challenges with Rising Influence of Electronic Discovery

Electronic discovery and E-evidence have been an important part of litigation for some time.  However, the scope of electronically stored information (EIS) in litigation has expanded […]
June 30, 2017

Proportionality and E-Discovery in Long Island New York

When it comes to e-discovery, proportionality is not always easy to define.  Proportionality is frequently used as a buzzword in e-discovery to describe a concept that […]
June 30, 2017

The Rise of E-Discovery in the Insurance World

As insurance companies face a rise in litigation matters and a multitude of compliance requirements, the wealth of electronically stored information and sensitive data that must […]
June 29, 2017

Using ECA for E-Discovery Improves Productivity

Early Case Assessment or ECA is usually viewed as a practical way to begin any e-discovery project. ECA is the process of trying to quickly and […]