How to Lower Your Litigation Costs and Risk

  The costs of ediscovery are mind-blowing. Despite the technologists who announce advancements in storage, search and retrieval software to help drive down the unit costs, the frequency and sheer volume of ediscovery pushes costs in the opposite direction.  ...

Cautionary Tale – Hold More Than the Dressing

This little story vignette has been developed for the purpose of narration. The specific facts of the underlying cases have been omitted. And the timelines have been left general. However, the contexts and consequences are real. Each has been drawn from an actual...

Show Me Your Legal Hold

Recognition of the importance of legal holds has certainly come of age. Over the past year or two, we’ve seen significant attention payed to the importance of sound data preservation practices, culminating in new Federal Rule amendments on their way to adoption at the...

The Best Insurance Policy Is a Legal Hold

In this dispute, an insurance company failed to take the most elementary step to guard against the risk of spoliation: a legal hold. The defendant, Captiva Lake Investments, served requests for production on Fidelity National Title Insurance seeking all documents...