For plaintiffs, the cost of losing a case is skyrocketing in complex, document-intensive litigation now that the federal courts are routinely approving e-discovery bills in the standard taxation of costs. Illustrating that trend is the recent decision by the Eastern District of Pennsylvania clerk to tax costs of more than $576,000 against losing plaintiffs.
E-Discovery Drives $576K Costs Levied on Plaintiffs
The Legal Intelligencer
August 4, 2011
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